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Electric Religious: Tragic Lover

Some rock odyssey behind the pop.

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RanchWriters: Barney Bentall & Geoffrey Kelly

Cinematic instrumental folk.

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Avery Sloane: Future Pilot

The Vancouver-based young indie rocker has an admirable spirit or self-production.

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Justine Lynn – “I’ll Leave The Porch Light On”

Yes, there’s a truck — and tumbleweeds — as the Vancouver-based country singer brings Dolly, Tenille, and Shania energy.

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AKOYI – “Moonlight/Downtown”

Want to hear a duo of fingerpicked acoustic guitar with French horn in the Mixolydian mode?

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Podcast Episode

Tim Reinert – The Infidels Jazz [EP.19]

On what it means to be a jazz fan, hosting a radio show in a local scene, and starting a label.

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JP Maurice – “Unstoppable”

This ballad by the East Van-based artist gets loud fast! Is that what we have to do to get your attention these days?

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Jon Gordon: Stranger Than Fiction

The Winnipeg and NYC-based saxophonist has once again made such a thoughtfully composed album.

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Great Aunt Ida: Unsayable

I couldn’t listen to this album by the Vancouver indie veteran while cooking. I was home alone, and I felt so, so alone with it.

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Steve Maddock: The Blues Project

The Vancouver jazz vocalist has undeniable chops, and he sounds exciting next to Brad Turner as an ‘instrumental’ soloist. No small feat!

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Adrienne Nye – “Lonely Days”

The Montréal-born, Vancouver-based artist’s latest single reminds me of my soft spot for an Emmylou Harris song.

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Rich Chambers – “High School Can’t Last Forever”

This song by the self-produced Vancouver artist is a Ramones-style punk romp, and it doesn’t relent with a repetitive vocal melody.