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A decade ago an entire generation of music lovers said goodbye to the legendary Sidetracks Cafe. Today that generation, plus a new one, are being forced to say goodbye to … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hopeful Horizon at the Artery

Fawcett Alberta is a hamlet of under eighty¬†people in Westlock County, and yet they have managed to produce three musicians that have been showing up all over stages across Edmonton. … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

A love letter about (and to) Laura Marling

There’s nothing more precious than growing up with a musician. Not literally of course. I was 15 when I first heard British folk singer-songwriter Laura Marling’s first single “New Romantic”, … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

I Am Machi set to explore our ‘Magnetic North’

Edmonton based rock group I Am Machi are about to embark on an interesting journey for the next couple months. Most artists tour to promote an album, but this husband … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mercury Room stretches boundaries for live music downtown

Authors note: The interviews and map were created before the announcement that The Artery would be closing their doors at their current location.¬† Across the street from a doggy daycare … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tyler Butler battles Edmonton winters with songs

Music is often a result of where you come from and where you end up. For singer songwriter Tyler Butler, whose big move south was from the Arctic to Edmonton, … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Canadians think higher of own music than others

Culture, and within that music, is a defining characteristic for a nation. As the world constantly becomes smaller through the internet, sharing this culture becomes easier and easier. The music … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment
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