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Women in Indie Music: a CBC Radio 3 documentary featuring Amy Millan, Jenn Grant, Creature and more

We all face stereotypes in our lives. Put on a checkered scarf and people think you’re a music snob. Wear black eyeliner and a trench coat and they think you eat bats a la Ozzy Osbourne. Or sport a big, shiny belt buckle with some Wranglers and they think you can rope cattle. But when it […]

Immigrant musicians struggle to make themselves heard

Vancouver boasts one of the most vibrant music scenes in the country. On any given night, bass lines pump from the heart of neighborhood clubs. Block-long lineups lead to the city’s most prized acts. But for immigrant artists, who blend their cultural sounds with popular genres, becoming a musical icon means succumbing to the industry’s ethnic […]

Tantrums and tears at Twilight audition

Story featured A1 in the Vancouver Sun, April 4, 2009 VANCOUVER — Tears and arguments broke out Sunday as hundreds of first nations teenagers from all over North America were turned away from a casting call for New Moon, the sequel to last year’s vampiric blockbuster Twilight. Some of the young people, who had flown […]