SOUNDTRACKING | “Shimmering Stars” To Tease New Album At The Electric Owl Aug. 2

SOUNDTRACKING | “Shimmering Stars” To Tease New Album At The Electric Owl Aug. 2

by Grady Mitchell | On August 2nd at The Electric Owl, Vancouver quartet Shimmering Stars will offer a sneak peek of their second album, Bedrooms of the Nation, coming out August 13. Compared to their first record, Violent Hearts, Bedrooms is a vast, howling sound. Guitars are stacked atop each other - sometimes fifty tracks on a single song, says guitarist and singer Rory McClure - to build a swirling hurricane noise. This change of direction throws back to the band's early days… more 

SOUNDTRACKING | Local Band ‘The Shilohs’ Celebrating New Album With Chinatown Gig

SOUNDTRACKING | Local Band ‘The Shilohs’ Celebrating New Album With Chinatown Gig

by Grady Mitchell | On Thursday, June 19th, The Shilohs will be celebrating the release of their latest, self-titled album with a show at Fortune… more 

VANCOUVERITES | Grant Lawrence Reading Radio’s Palm And Having Nirvana Sleepover

VANCOUVERITES | Grant Lawrence Reading Radio’s Palm And Having Nirvana Sleepover

by Grady Mitchell | Grant Lawrence gets things done. He's a musician, author, longtime CBC Radio 3 host, and human archive of Canadian music. That's a… more 

ZULU REPORT | All Of The Awesome Sounds That You Should Be Listening To This Month

ZULU REPORT | All Of The Awesome Sounds That You Should Be Listening To This Month

by Nic Bragg | From Kitsilano’s Zulu Records, we once again present our monthly Scout feature, the Zulu Report. Within, you’ll find The Track – the… more 

SOUNDTRACKING | Greg Bevis Of Holy Oker & Bear Mountain On The Challenges Of Pop

SOUNDTRACKING | Greg Bevis Of Holy Oker & Bear Mountain On The Challenges Of Pop

by Grady Mitchell | Greg Bevis believes that pop music can and should challenge listeners. Decades ago, artists like Elton John and Fleetwood Mac were able… more 

SOUNDTRACKING | “Gold & Youth” Prep For Local Gigs, Huge Tour, And Cold New Album

SOUNDTRACKING | “Gold & Youth” Prep For Local Gigs, Huge Tour, And Cold New Album

by Grady Mitchell | Although local band Gold & Youth rightfully profess to make music perfect for midnight drives through urban streets (like a… more 

ZULU REPORT | All Of The Awesome Sounds That You Should Be Listening To This Week

ZULU REPORT | All Of The Awesome Sounds That You Should Be Listening To This Week

by Nic Bragg | From Kitsilano’s Zulu Records, we once again present our weekly Scout feature, the Zulu Report. Within, you'll find The Track – the song… more 

HEADS UP | Local Band “Smash Boom Pow” Ready To Tease New LP At The Fox Cabaret

HEADS UP | Local Band “Smash Boom Pow” Ready To Tease New LP At The Fox Cabaret

by Grady Mitchell | Vancouver band Smash Boom Pow consists of brotherly duo Zane and Ulysses Coppard, on drums and guitar/vocals respectively, alongside… more 

GOODS | Music Direction Playlist For Casual Southeast Asian-Inspired Noodlebox Eatery

GOODS | Music Direction Playlist For Casual Southeast Asian-Inspired Noodlebox Eatery

Scout Series ~ Noodle Box ~ from Music Direction on 8tracks Radio. The GOODS from Music Direction Vancouver, BC | Music Direction's branded playlist this month… more 

SCOUT LIST | Ten Things That You Should Absolutely Do Between Now And Next Week

SCOUT LIST | Ten Things That You Should Absolutely Do Between Now And Next Week

by Michelle Sproule | The main objective of this website is to scout out and promote the things that make Vancouver such a sweet place to be. We do this with… more 

VANCOUVERITES | At Home With Amber Webber And Josh Wells Of “Lightning Dust”

VANCOUVERITES | At Home With Amber Webber And Josh Wells Of “Lightning Dust”

by Grady Mitchell | Lightning Dust is the brooding music made by Amber Webber and Josh Wells. Originally a side-project from their main band, Black… more 

ZULU REPORT: All The Awesome Sounds You Should Be Listening To This Week…

ZULU REPORT: All The Awesome Sounds You Should Be Listening To This Week…

by Nic Bragg | From Kitsilano’s Zulu Records, we once again present our weekly Scout feature, the Zulu Report. Within, we provide The Track – the song… more 

GOODS | Guest Playlist A “Music Direction” Collaboration With Artist Jasper Sloan Yip

GOODS | Guest Playlist A “Music Direction” Collaboration With Artist Jasper Sloan Yip

Guest Playlist ~ Jasper Sloan Yip ~ from Music Direction on 8tracks Radio. The GOODS from Music Direction Vancouver, BC | For this March playlist edition,… more 

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