Hardcore Prairie Punk: “Modern Fortune” from Kleins96

January 18, 2011 in Uncategorized

Regina a hotbed of hardcore punk?  However incredible that sounds, it never entered the minds of the folks at Harvest King Records, which has a fine stable of hardcore/punk/alternative bands
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EP Review – You Call Yourselves Soldiers’ “Transparencies”

January 15, 2011 in Uncategorized

You Call Yourselves Soldiers EP, ‘Transparencies’, reveals a very tight and talented band which falls squarely in the hardcore spectrum of alternative rock. Formed in 2007, the band has recorded
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LIVE VIDEOS : Joel Plaskett at St. Ann’s Auditorium

January 2, 2011 in Uncategorized

Joel Plaskett at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver back in 2009. Halifax singer-songwriter/rocker Joel Plaskett played a one-off show on December 28 2010 in Victoria while he’s on the west
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Introducing… Shimmering Stars

December 23, 2010 in Uncategorized

Shimmering Stars is a Vancouver 4-piece that plays dreamy, harmony-laden pop. The low production quality gives their singles a distant quality, as if you were overhearing a band practice next door.
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Merry Christmas! Free (and for donation) holiday music

December 17, 2010 in Uncategorized

Hello North by East West readers! I have 8.1 hours worth of Christmas and holiday music on my hard drive as this blog post is being written, and a good
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Special Feature : Canadian Hip Hop – A Bright New Day

December 17, 2010 in Uncategorized

earbuds & ticket stubs has just concluded a 6-part Special Feature on Canadian hip hop, titled A Bright New Day. It was not easy to garner academic sources on our burgeoning
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Music PEI to reveal 2010 Award Nominees Wed., Dec. 8 11am

December 8, 2010 in Uncategorized

Music PEI are proud to celebrate their 10th Annual Awards in 2011, and they can’t wait for you to hear the nominees. On Wednesday, December 8 at 11AM they will announce
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