CBC Radio 3 is currently hosting a search for the Best Music Website in Canada. Over the last few weeks, through an online public poll, they have narrowed down the field with Vancouver having a strong showing in the top 30 listings (including Vancouver is Awesome’s music section and Backstage Rider). This week we’re down [...]
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A few weeks ago I interviewed Christer for E!Online. She is a talented local transplant from back East who produces smooth, funky, and “electro pop” tunes. Recently, Christer played the colossal Canada Music Week, as well as Juno Fest, and her music video was released this week. To celebrate, I have been given a Christer [...]
In 5 hours my husband will be home from work. 6 hours later we’ll be heading out to the Midwest. I’ve packed, I’ve cleaned and scrubbed the house (since we have a house-sitter), and I’ve booked a ride to the airport. The internet was just down for many users in the Vancouver area (as I [...]
While writing my entry about the new Robson Safeway I discovered how many gift cards you can actually get in store, from The Home Depot to The Keg. However probably the most attractive impulse buy item for me at either Save-On-Foods or Safeway is the iTunes gift card (or some of that 70% cocoa dark [...]
Back in March I received a review copy of The Submarine‘s album Honeysuckle Weeks. I really enjoyed it and became a big fan although I was unable to attend their concert (though I was given some tickets to give away on my blog). The Submarines, which remind me of another man/woman band pairing, Mates of [...]
On my way out of the Talk 1410am studios yesterday (where I do my weekly segment with Pat and Val) I bumped into Gino Vanelli. This inspired me to look up some of his sweet tunes on YouTube, which lead to a total 80s music fest tonight at casa di Bollwitt. Gino Vanelli – Black [...]