Vancouver Folk Music Festival inspired me to move to Vancouver. I haven't missed one since.

The Folk Fest is where I see just about everyone I know in Vancouver. Since 2004, when I was a Folk Fest “virgin,” I’ve attended every Folk Fest weekend with my “chosen family” in Vancouver, my two

Souls of Mischief at Fortune Club

Snowboarding and rap collide!

Amalia Nickel in the world of rap

"You can’t push down your emotions as a woman. You have to be tough, but not too tough. You have to flirt, but not too much," Amalia Nickel, a journalist who covers hip hop says. She successfully nav

Canada Blast: Dan Mangan live in London, UK

After celebrating Canada Day in Vancouver for the last two years, spending it in London, England wasn’t really what I had in mind. But luckily we had the likes of Dan Mangan for company along with 25...

Musical Dim Sum: A Guide to Small-ish Music Festivals in BC and Washington

I went searching for the small time concert gems with on-site camping and eclectic line-ups with a mix of the familiar and musical surprises. Here are the BC treats I found so load up the microbus an

See The Coup at Biltmore Cabaret July 9th

Boots Riley is a man with a plan...

Stick it to the Streets, Critical Mass, Jazz Festival, South Asian Films, and Board Games are Sooo Gay!

Summer is here and there is so much to do, here's my TOP THREE Masala Mix picks of events not to miss this weekend: 1. Stick it to the Streets SAT June 26 1pm Meet Granville @ Smithe...

Kid Koala and the sound of scratch

 “It’s not always music” explains the man who turned spinning records into an art form. Ten years have gone by since the Canadian turn-tablist Kid Koala, also known as Eric San, released his...

On the topic of sheet music

Learn how to play the songs you hear on the radio!