From the Music Desk: Tunes we love this summer

Ever wonder what our music producers are listening to? Mystery solved! We asked them about the tracks they’re loving so far this summer and this is what they had to share:   Gigaheartz – “Fancy Cars” Gigaheartz is fairly new to […]


Correspondence – Spectregates Album Review

Spectregates is Vancouver’s newest addition to the electro-pop scene with the release of their debut EP, Correspondence, a 4-track journey through moody, downtempo synths and soulful, sometimes French, vocals. Spectregates is a 3-piece outfit comprised of Maryse Bernard, Julia Kimberley, […]


MuzeWest Concerts: Ariel Barnes

By: Raman Kang Photos courtesy of MuzeWest After thundering applause from a mere introduction, Ariel Barnes takes his rightful seat in front of an intimate crowd, picks up his cello, inhales sharply and begins to play. He’s been called a […]


Food Culture Renaissance

The Fraser Valley Food Show, an annual exhibition and celebration of local food, produce and innovation, dominated the Abbotsford Tradex Centre October 3rd to 5th. The infectious sense of community captured visitor and vendors alike as they explored their way […]


Your guide to the underground world of AlleyCat races

Bike couriers are found in most metropolitan cities. They serve as a fundamental backchannel for businesses to relay messages, reports, legal documents, and project proposals between each other. Vancouver is no exception. With couriers using their knowledge of back alleyways, […]


Festival Season hits the Valley

At one point in the day, while the hoards of anxious spectators stared in awe at high-flying motocross, gnarly grinds, and the aerial prowess of seasoned BMX talent, the temperature hit its peak at +40 degrees. They don’t capitalize on […]


There’s nothing Shambolic about The Good In Everyone

Band Name: The Good In Everyone Genre: Indie Rock Band Members: Nick Russell – Guitar/vocals, Benjamin Mott – Guitar, Laura Genschorek – Keys/synths/vocals, Jamison Gladysz – Drums, Olivia Sharpe – Guitar/vocals, Matt Gostelow – Bass 


Vancouver hosts exclusive Youth Can Do Conference

With literally weeks until the events debut in Vancouver, tickets to the Youth Can Do Conference seem to be selling like no other. The premiere event is to be held on  May 1st and lasts the entire weekend. Open to students and […]


Perspectives on the Pipeline: The Northern Gateway Project

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably noticed like other Canadians, that the media has been pervaded with prolific images, articles, and broadcasts concerning the Northern Gateway Project. The proposed 1,180km long pipeline project is headed by the Alberta […]


All Things Canadiana with Joyce Island

Not too long ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Lisa Joyce, a local alt-country artist who performs under the name Joyce Island. It was a typical Vancouver morning in a coffee shop off Main & Broadway, but what ensued […]