What the Backcountry Brewing Crew Listen to Keep the Good Times Going

The Squamish team were positively amped to share their top three tunes for blasting in the brewery before, during and after hours.

The Musical Appetites of Local Doughnut Whisperer Aaron Surman

The chef at Lucky's Doughnuts fills us in (get it?) on the three records that really anchor his taste in music.

Rockin’ and Rollin’ with Carla Smith, aka “Booty Quake”

The co-founder of Rolla Skate Club digs deep to choose the three records that get her rockin' and rollin' on and off the rink.

Andrew Mavor on the Idiosyncratic Art of Making a Restaurant Soundtrack

At Victoria restaurants Hanks and Nowhere, music is on the menu whether you like it or not. Just pull up a seat and listen...

What Does It Sound Like to Be Field House Brewing’s Joshua Vanderheide?

The brewery owner's choices tie into early days of Field House and those keeping the good vibes alive in the tasting room today.

The Creator of Coco Cake Land Musically Traces Her Life to Date in Three Albums

The food blogger's picks are a soundtrack for personal teenage milestones and rocking out to while whipping up cakes in the kitchen.

The Musical Education of Faculty Brewing’s Mauricio Lozano

The Head Brewer and learned craft beer lover's picks range from political punk and uplifting island vibes to good ol' fashioned grunge.

‘Lightning Dust’ Detail Three Secrets of Their Sound

The musical duo's picks touch on a range of emotional contexts that inspire the space, energy and melancholy comprising Lightning Dust's sound.

Tracing Andrew ‘Holy Hum’ Lee’s Life Narrative via Three Impactful Albums

Holy Hum kicks off his North American tour in April, punctuated by a stint at Vancouver's York Theatre on March 21st

Three Albums that Define the Musical Upbringing of Hannah Epperson

The worldly young musician is playing an album release show at the York Theatre on March 24 as part of The Cultch's "Soft Cedar" series.

Why the Soundtrack is So Damn Good at Steel & Oak Brewing Co.

A love of vinyl is deep and soulful for Jorden Foss, the owner of the New West brewery. He loves seeing sippers singing along.

Nick Black of Strange Fellows Brewing Details His Three Favourite Albums

What do Tom Waits, The Rolling Stones and The Kills all have in common? They're loved by this guy.

The Music Behind the Tastes of Campagnolo Upstairs Barman Peter Van de Reep

This fellow holds it down with great drinks (and tunes) at the much loved Camp Upstairs on Main Street.

Don’t Believe the Hype! Defining the Musical Tastes of Strathcona Beer Company’s Adrian McInnes

As I discovered on a recent visit to Strathcona Beer Company, where a killer playlist including PJ Harvey, Dinosaur Jr. and Iggy Pop was blaring out of the speakers, McInnes has close ties to the music industry, with a past life as a DJ.

When A Record Store Owner Picks His Favourite Albums, You Listen

We've done dozens of these interviews over the years but I think this is the first time we've ever asked a record store owner for their selections. The results, unsurprisingly, are pretty awesome.

Burdock & Co.’s Julie Sopuck On Her 3 Favourite Albums Of All Time

Today we hear from Julie Sopuck, whose trio of records reveal three unique sides of a proud Prairie gal who found her second home running the show as the General Manager of Main Street's popular Burdock & Co. restaurant.