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Nicholas Laba

Nicholas Laba loves puppies; plays drums for two local artists; spends most of his time refreshing the BBC app, or perusing poetry.

Artist Evan Ivan and his acoustic guitar

Local artist gives album proceeds to the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House

What inspired multi-instrumentalist/producer Evan Ivan to donate all the proceeds of his album Bad Tidings and the Hope That Remains?
BROODS: Georgia and Caleb Nott

BROODS: New Zealand's next band to watch makes waves in Vancouver

Get a first look at New Zealand's latest electronic pop wunderkinds.
Raquel Cole wins the Nimbus Recording Competition Finals

Raquel Cole wins hearts and loot at the Nimbus Recording Competition Finals

Up-and-coming musicians meet the up-and-coming music businesspeople.