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Sarah Jerrom – Dream Logic: intimate inspiration

Good artists steal. If they use references to express themselves, that doesn’t mean they’re derivative; it just means they’re human.

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Al Muirhead: hear a jazz legend live from Frankie’s

Everyone has done their best work so that one of Canada’s most respected jazz artists has the highest-quality records to his name.

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Earth Tones roll out their new EP slowly, patiently

This strategy worked on me: Yamil Chain-Haddad has me excited about his approachable but so far unknown four-piece band.

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Itsgurrr “Between Us” is your new heartbreak anthem

Reminiscing about the one that got away?

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Hear “Lullaby for the Missing and Murdered Women”

Check out our report about what Canadian blues legend Dalannah is working on.

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Amplify BC artists are getting $10,000+ each

Bedouin Soundclash and Colin James are among big grant award winners from the Amplify BC Career Development program’s 2020-21 BC winter intake.

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Cory Weeds and the 7500x option

What’s the value of a CD, and will people walk away from the merch table when they find out you’re on Spotify?

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Jamie Lee Trio rallies Vancouver scene at Winter Jazz

Jamie Lee of Jamie Lee Trio opens up about going to therapy, before performing an online concert.

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DJ Kookum, Sierra Baker, and Missy D at Winter Jazz

A traditional powwow vocal chant leading into Red Hot Chili Peppers while playing over a reggaeton beat, and more

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Gordon Grdina Trio: the gateway from jazz guitar to oud

This is not an attempt at Middle Eastern music, this is Middle Eastern music, just with some John Bonham thrown in.

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Emerson’s Rundown: February 5, 2021

“Plenty” – Ato-Mik; “Jaded” – Jade Above; “Song Cry” – $hah

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SoundON 2021 aims to fund 60% more presenters

The pandemic grant for live music presenters in BC funded 44 applicants in 2020; now they’re aiming for 70+.