The Vancouverite is making a conscious attempt to deliver an affirmational mesage aimed at young women.
The gestation period for the Montreal multi-instrumentalist’s solo debut was a protracted one, with almost a decade rolling by after he began working on the sprawling, organically orchestral songs.
His sets span his entire catalogue, including selections from his bands the Gaslight Anthem and Molly and the Zombies, plus tracks from his two solo LPs, 2016’s Painkillers and this year’s Sleepwalkers.
Roads, not rails, rule our imagination. But in other places and at other times, the iron horse was a potent symbol of both freedom and oppression.
For Richie Felix Alexander and Katherine Marie Kovna, the choice to pull up stakes and cross the Strait of Georgia was an easy one. As with most decisions that involve leaving Vancouver, rental rates played a major role.
The goal on her third and latest outing, Sway, was to mix things up.
A deal with legendary label Big Beat was transformed when EDM giant Skrillex messaged Ekali out of the blue.
The instant rapport between biographer and subject convinced the iconic Indigenous singer and songwriter that it was time for her story to be told.
If you missed SKOOKUM back in September, or are just eager to relive the experience of attending the inaugural edition of the festival, V
For the Vancouver band, creating music is a way of making sense of the world
After the operation to treat her moyamoya disease, producer Jennifer Lee would hear all sounds as white noise.
To listen to “O Lord” is to, at first, conclude that singer and main songwriter Tim Nelson set out simply to find a sweet spot between blue-eyed soul and anthemic electro-gospel.
It's okay to feel like you have nothing to offer.
Some of the Vancouver musicians we’re the most excited about right now.
Joy as an Act of Resistance is a record that’s in some ways about atonement, but not in a maudlin or self-flagellating way.
The three multi-instrumentalists prefer to share the writing more equally, as shown in their luminous debut, See You Around.
Always opinionated and outspoken, Dominic Harrison found his voice through music, but not without a struggle.
Get lucky, and you just might find a cock sucker at the band's shows.
Touring the world taught the electronic-pop duo that people are the same everywhere.
After laying in bed for a while, it seemed like it was time to make a difference
Coltrane’s masterpiece was about love and unity and exploration; revisiting it in this time of hate and divisiveness and retrenchment must be making some kind of political statement, right?
Not many bands can last thirty years, especially without whopping financial rewards to fortify their commitment, and still put out such consistently strong albums.
Westward takes place from Thursday to Sunday (September 13 to 16) at some of the city’s finest venues.
If you're headed to a cabin, you know what to bring.
Landing a major-label deal is most musicians’ dream. But for Mike Milosh, the man behind Rhye, his Polydor weighed him down for several years.