The Knots lead singer and lead guitarist Jeff and Johnny came on the August 23 show and gave their first on air radio interview with Y57! I was impressed to hear about the band's accomplishments considering the age of the members. They have played shows at major Vancouver events, wonBC's Best Band this year... the Knots!
At the centre of Vancouver's music is its lively rap and hip-hop scene,Â whether it's a handful of mainstream talents or up-and-coming underground locals,Â the culture is pervasive and celebrated by many at home, on the streets, and in the clubs. Â At times however, it seems as if Vancouver harbours a shortArtist Profile: Hybrid Fix
Cruel Young Heart is a three-piece band hailing from Vancouver, BC, with a penchant for creating catchy, hook-driven pop rock. The band formed in February 2011 and consists of James Blackmon (vocals), Andrew Blackmon (drums), and Mark Armstrong (guitar). The three-piece outfit recently released their debut self-titled EP which theyArtist Profile: Cruel Young Heart
Â The Neanderthal Arts FestivalÂ atÂ The CultchÂ on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, was a 12 day festival taking place from July 21- July 31, 2011 featuring six summer productions. The theatre performances were experimental works that were meant to jolt audiences with it savvy pop-culture references.
Before the show, I had the opportunity to chatNeanderthal Arts Festival: The Gas Heart
On Friday, November 2nd, 2012, 50 yellow umbrellas occupied the steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery for the debut of the Pass It On Campaign, hosted by the World Kindness Concert. A group of Vancouverites sporting yellow t-shirts and umbrellas got together to spread the word about kindness, anti-bullying, andVancouver "Passes It On" on Behalf of the World Kindness Concert
It seems as though fate really wanted Sydney Thorne and Neil Smith to start a band.
Having known eachÂ other through previous, non-music related arrangements, the gravitation of creative destiny managed to pull the two together in several settings. Eventually, the pair found themselves at a songwriting workshop at the Cultch, embracingNice To Meet You, Dogwood and Dahlia