The Vancouver electro-rock group known as Gold & Youth launched their debut album Beyond Wilderness yesterday in a very untraditional venue for an album release: the evening found the band performing in the high-end fashion quarters of notable retailer Harry Rosen in Vancouver’s downtown glam-depot, Pacific Centre.
George (No-Show) Jones, the hard-living, hard-drinking, drug-using, multi-divorced country singer died yesterday in a Nashville hospital at the age of 81, leaving a catalogue of marvellous songs that influenced decades of musicians.
This year is the sixth celebration of Record Store Day! In our case, we were found at Red Cat Records on Main Street in Vancouver, one of the best record stores in all of North America.
The Victoria Symphony’s final subscription concerts of the current season will feature violin virtuoso James Ehnes with a performance of Sibelius’ famed Violin Concerto, the most frequently recorded and performed concerto for the violin composed in the 20th century. The concert also features the world premiere of the first two movements of Michael Oesterle’s New World: Of Hope and Refuge.
The film record journey to find a long lost musical legend has won the Oscar for the best film documentary. An incredibly moving film about a man who may well be the most modest musician ever, ‘Searching for Sugarman’ told the story of one Sixto Rodriguez.
Jack White was recently selected as Ambassador for Record Store Day, April 20, 2013. His open letter to music fans has caused quite a stir on the site www.recordstoreday.com