Q&ASAP: Olivver

It’s all in the details.

That is certainly the case with Bryan Sammis, better known these days as Olivver. From being on the back burner to bringing his ideas to actuality, the project had been a work in progress for Sammis.

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INTERVIEW: Dominique Fricot

We first featured Dominique Fricot on our blog as one of our #musicmonday artists in June. A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to chat with the Vancouver singer-songwriting about his first full-length album Sweet Little Fantasy and got to know the person behind the music.

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INTERVIEW: Five Alarm Funk

What do you get when you combine ten years of relentless touring with nine musicians who love to create high-energy music?

The answer to that question is Vancouver’s own Five Alarm Funk. The band’s fifth studio album Abandon Earth is set for release on June 10th and is a concept album revolving around the destruction of the Earth by a giant robot. The band will be celebrating with an album release party this Saturday June 7th at the Commodore Ballroom here in Vancouver.

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INTERVIEW: Current Swell

This has been a busy month for Current Swell. A handful of US shows, an appearance at Canadian Music Week, a show at the Commodore Ballroom, and a big hometown show in Victoria at Ship Point as part of Red Bull’s Hometown Tour series. More notably, the band released their fifth record Ulysses on May 6th.

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The day before I spoke on the phone with the members of 4Count, there was fandemonium on the other side of the country.

The band had surprised two schools in Ontario as part of an anti-bullying campaign organized by their friend and motivational speaker, Saidat. The smiles on the faces of the kids they surprised said it all – 4Count has their hearts set on making a positive impression.

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I had the opportunity to chat with lead singer Matthew Healy before The 1975 played to a sold-out crowd at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver. He provided insight on genres, touring globally, and the inspiration behind the video for their new single, “Robbers”.

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INTERVIEW: The Fratellis

Last week, before The Fratellis’ first Vancouver show at Venue, I had the opportunity to chat with Jon Fratelli about their latest record, regrouping as a band, and his musical influences.

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CONTEST: Little Mix

Valentine’s Day may have been last week, but we want to keep the love going with some help from Little Mix . If you haven’t yet, check out our interview with the girls and their lovely playlist. Want to win a card signed by Leigh-Anne, Jade, Perrie, & Jesy? Keep reading to find out how.

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