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Peak Performance Project 2012: Dominique Fricot

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The Peak Performance Project (“PPP”) has recently announced its Top 20 finalists for 2012. Now in its fourth year, the program — in partnership with the Music BC Industry Association — is committed to investing in BC music and hands out $320,000 annually toward the development of it’s top artists. Top 20 Finalists Alexandria Maillot […]

Peak Performance Project 2011: Top 5

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The Peak Performance Project, for the development of new and emerging BC music artists, announced their Top 5 Artists for 2011 this afternoon. Narrowed down from a field of twenty finalists, the placement of the Top 3 will remain a mystery until the grand finale event in November. Top 3 (in alphabetical order) The Boom […]

Todd Hancock Talks Indie Night in Canada

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Host of CFOX’s afternoon show and Indie Night in Canada, Indie Music Director Todd Hancock has a lot of advice to give up-and-coming acts in BC. We had a coffee chat recently to talk about the program and the state of the scene for independent acts in Vancouver. Photo credit: Stephen Dyrgas on Flickr “I […]

CFUN is Now Sonic

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If you tuned into 104.9 Fun FM this morning around 8:45am you would have heard Jack FM’s Larry & Willy make the announcement. CFUN, the call letters that hit the air in the Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver in 1955, are gone. Now when you tune to 104.9 on your radio you’ll hear “Top 40” […]

Happy 15th Anniversary CKWX News1130

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It’s been 15 years since News1130 hit the airways in Vancouver offering up all-news, all the time (with traffic and weather on the 1’s). They’ve survived some tumultuous times in the local radio economy and have branched out to social media – even hosting their first Tweetup a few months ago that welcomed about a […]