Archive for the category "music"

Duane Rocks the Junos, Represents the Blogging Nation


Friday, April 4th, 2008 — 9:53pm PDT
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John and I have had our fair share of podcast interviews with bands and honestly it’s always been casual, friendly and from a fan’s perspective. Those are exactly the qualities I value in Duane’s coverage of the Junos so far in Calgary. He’s simply there to take photos, and experience it all as a blogger […]

Vancouver Represents at the 2008 Juno Awards in Calgary


Friday, April 4th, 2008 — 11:47am PDT
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Keira first showed us a Russell Peters video and although it takes a lot for a stand-up comedian on TV to make me laugh, we were literally rolling on the floor with tears in our eyes when first introduced to his humour. Photo Credit: Duane Storey [website][Flickr] This weekend he’ll be hosting the 2008 Juno […]

What I'm Listening To


Thursday, March 13th, 2008 — 10:56am PDT
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A few years go John had a blog post series called, “WILT” (What I’m Listening To). Inspired by Keira’s post about music yesterday, and Raul’s follow-up, here’s a sampling of what’s currently on my iPhone: Albums Nada Surf – The Weight is a Gift – They’re coming to town March 29th and playing the Commodore […]

Surrey Youth Band Jam and Skate


Monday, March 3rd, 2008 — 9:35pm PDT
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My Surrey touchstone in the blog world, Paul, sent along a Facebook invite to the following event that made me (almost) get up and do the chicken dance. “Bring your friends and kick it old style as we bring back Stardust Roller Skating! Battle of the Bands, vote for your favorite! Dance demonstrations, roller skating, […]

Vancouver Does SXSW


Thursday, February 28th, 2008 — 12:54pm PDT
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Everyone is talking about it, from musicians to geeks and social media fanboys and girls, it’s the uber popular SXSW (South by Southwest) festival and it’s happening next week. The SXSW MUSIC AND MEDIA CONFERENCE showcases hundreds of musical acts from around the globe on over fifty stages in downtown Austin. By day, conference registrants […]

Matthew Good's US and Canada Tour with Band


Tuesday, February 26th, 2008 — 4:58am PDT
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Last year was a huge year for our favourite singer/songwriter (who just happens to also make some amazing halibut). Photo Credit: PatZ on Flickr Matthew Good’s latest album, Hospital Music, debuted at #1 in Canada and climbed up the top 10 even on iTunes charts in the US where he doesn’t even have a label. […]