Music Features

Aaron Chapman: A Coalition of Dunces

A Vancouver entertainment-industry historian says the recent rise in transmissions of COVID-19 are not coming from bars and nightclubs; rather, they're far more likely to result from house parties and other gatherings where physical distancing is being ignored.

Michael Nathanson: Two Bands One Drummer

Besides being physically demanding being drummer for two different bands also requires focus as the material is different and you're taking and sharing cues with a different group of players.

Coco Montoya serves it hot and bluesy

Coco Montoya first visited Vancouver in 1972, he remembers, when he played with Albert Collins as a drummer in “a great show with Elvin Bishop and B.B. King at the Commodore Ballroom.”


Nasal intrusion

Went and got tested. It didn’t hurt and took 3 seconds, but yeah, that felt... weird.


Quick hello

I was walking down Ontario street, minding my own beeswax, when I look over to see a beautiful...

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