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Award-winning Musician Brings “Songs from the Himalayas” Tour to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver

Award-winning Musician Brings “Songs from the Himalayas” Tour to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver Great news for Vancouver music fans and the legendary Queen Elizabeth Theatre coming August 13. Ansa.GaRangDengZhen (English name is Zen) is a multi-award winning Tibetan singer songwriter and producer at the forefront of a new generation bringing inspirational folk and world music...

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The Smashing Pumpkins to Tour North America This Fall with Jane’s Addiction

The Smashing Pumpkins to Tour North America This Fall with Jane’s Addiction The Smashing Pumpkins have announced a fall North American tour. The Spirit on Fire Tour features dates in October and November with Jane’s Addiction and Poppy. Luckily, we will be attending the Vancouver show at Rogers Arena on November 11. “XYU” alone will...

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Thursday’s Mighty Return to the Nile Theater

By ELI JACE > In 2002 Thursday played the Nile Underground in Mesa, Arizona. It’s a cave of a basement, underneath the main Nile Theater venue. Then, the band’s second album Full Collapse had just been released on Victory. The video for the single, “Understanding In A Car Crash,” made MTV. The secret was out....

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Bob Dylan And His Band Start Second Leg of Tour in Phoenix

By ELI JACE > “Nice to be back in Phoenix,” Bob Dylan told the crowd at the Arizona Federal Theater. It was March 3, opening night of the second leg of the Rough and Rowdy Ways World Wide Tour 2021-2024. The first leg went through the Midwest and east coast last fall. Everyone on this...

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Metta Mindfulness Music shares full “Sacred Spiral” Album Livestream Performance

Metta Mindfulness Music shares full “Sacred Spiral” Album Livestream Performance Award-winning composer Yuval Ron joins forces with vocalist Úyanga Bold and Executive Producer of Metta Mindfulness Music, Dr. Richard Gold, for an immersive journey through the sacred on new collaborative album “Sacred Spiral”, out February 6, 2022. Yuval and Úyanga are joined by a masterful group of contributing musicians, with instrumentation ranging from Sitar (Pandit Nayan...

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Daft Punk Explode into the Sunset

Daft Punk Explode into the Sunset After 28 years of bringing house music to the masses, Daft Punk announced their dissolution with a dramatic video post. Featuring excerpts from their 2006 film Electroma, the video entitled ‘Epilogue’ shows the helmeted French duo walking off into the desert. Bot 1 activates a self-destruct sequence on Bot...

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We Watched All Three Gorillaz ‘Song Machine’ Livestream Concerts; Here’s What Happened

How could we not? The UK livestream site LIVENow streamed the three-performance “Live from Kong Studios” special on December 12-13 (corresponding with different timezones around the world) and the Gorillaz offered an “around the world” experience where fans got to see all three performances and, for over-observant critics like the one typing these words, compare...

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The Last Great Festival (before COVID): Desert Daze 2019

By ELI JACE > Photography By Erika Reinsel > Let’s trip back one year ago this weekend. To a time when musicians held outdoor concerts for massive groups of comingling, dirty, despondent, drugged out groups of people camping in close proximity with little running water. It was the tail-end of festival season–October 10-13, 2019.  ...

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Watch: D&B Artists Camo & Krooked Made an Album With a Classical Orchestra and Then Performed It Live and on Instagram

If you know anything about the drum & bass world, you’ll know that Austrian duo Camo & Krooked are almost always at the forefront of pushing the genre’s boundaries. From their groundbreaking 2017 mega album Mosaik on RAM Recordings (WMG) which changed every producer and fan’s idea of what D&B could sound like, this duo...

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Essential New Music: Mohamed Assani’s ‘Wayfinder’ is a Spellbinding, Relentless Tour of the Quantum Realms

One of Canada’s most versatile and exciting musicians, Mohamed Assani‘s new album Wayfinder is a mighty artistic statement spanning many genres and traditions, experimental and bold, yet grounded in peace and freedom of spirit. Mohamed Assani is an award-winning sitar player and composer, known for being a proactive ambassador for his rich musical tradition. He...

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Patrick Ames Takes You On A Musical Napa Valley Vineyard Tour In “Liveness in Quarantine” Livestream Series

Liveness in Quarantine. Recorded during the Covid-19 Pandemic, April 2020. LIVE in the Vineyard.  The wineries of Napa Valley and wine county are closed but the vineyards are alive during April’s Pandemic. Join @PatrickAmes for tours and new music for your sheltering in place. Bring your wine glass because it’s always Happy Hour in this...

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Exclusive Interview with ACRONYM Brand Founder, Music Photographer, Culture Curator & Festival Head Amy Nicole

I’m very pleased to have recently picked the brain of one of my favorite people in the music industry and one who wears many inter-related hats, Amy Nicole, founder of ACRONYM.  First of all, I really love how ACRONYM very much looks and feels like an extension of who you are. There’s such an active...

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