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Chad Nantais: Zero Ground

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Last night John and I ventured over to Flux Bistro in Gastown for the Zero Ground album release party. Man, there’s nothing like hearing and experiencing live music. Chad Nantais composed the entire album on his computer some time ago and after some suggestions from colleagues, he decided to bring it out into the real […]

Avril Lavigne's Free Show for Burnaby Best Buy

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This past week I heard nothing but “Girlfriend” remix by Avril Lavigne blaring from the back room at my in-law’s house. The two nieces were rehearsing a dance for the family, which they performed after Thanksgiving dinner. Photo credit: torontopaul on Flickr (with permission) Their dance was really sweet and thoughtfully choreographed but once the […]

Holly McNarland Every Single Time

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It’s been a year since the Komrade Sessions EP was released on iTunes and Chin Up Buttercup, the 4th full-length album from Canadian singer-songwriter Holly McNarland, is in stores now [Website][MySpace]. We just caught her last night on Urban Rush where she performed the first single from Chin Up Buttercup, “Every Single Time”. I’ve seen […]

Hospital Music on The Fox

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Matt wrote a post the other night about an appearance on 99.3 the Fox’s Rock Report today at 6:00pm [CFOX]. As the launch date of Hospital Music nears his schedule gets pretty full but he’s keeping fans and the reader community of his website pretty well updated. We will be streaming ‘Born Losers’ on the […]

Sparta at the Commodore Tonight!

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We interviewed Jim Ward last November at Richards on Richards before their big break out with their new album Threes. Quick, brief intro: He’s one of 4 band members in Sparta and since then have played Conan, Craig Ferguson, done so many events and toured across North America. I was just listening to the radio […]