The Cut Losses – A Reinvention

On a refreshingly sunny, beautiful day in downtown Vancouver, Patrick McWilliams, aka The Cut Losses, is just finishing up his 2 ½ week tenure recording with one of the city’s leading producers, Felix Fung, at his east-side studio known as […]

The Cut Losses X Cedar Street Records – First Impressions

Sitting in Felix Fung‘s studio with Patrick McWilliams while he played back the new Cut Losses 5-track EP in its entirety, starting with the re-work of the breakout single, “Spending Time On My Own”, was fascinating.   Particularly because Patrick was […]

A Fuzz-Filled Night at The Matador

Written by: Jake Templeman   A fuzz-filled night that left my ears ringing for about the length of three Harry Potter movie marathons.   Who: Little Wild, Seven Nines and Tens, Sparkle Water, Low Levels Where: The Matador, East Vancouver […]

All Ages Shows in Vancouver – Not a Complete Myth

Hello everyone, my name is Jake and I have recently joined the Y57 team as an online contributor. This means I will be writing and posting articles right here, on the Y57 website. This is my first piece, so I […]

Little India x Mealshare: buy an EP, provide a meal

Music can be used for many things, it can express, heal, communicate, and bring people together. On October 22, Little India will use music to feed. With their new acoustic EP, “Miracle Skin”, Little India aims to raise $10,000 in an […]

RIVULETS: reviewed

The profound and almost prophetic ideas and concepts that King touches on and personifies can be summed up in one phrase; reality altering As the echoes of the RUSH concert resonating from Rogers Arena competed in volume with the screaming One […]

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 […]