The first thing that struck me as Seattle hip-hop vet Macklemore took the stage on Sept. 21 was the new knowledge that the MC is apparently somewhat of a heartthrob with the ladies. The girls behind and beside me shrieked with delight as DJ Ryan Lewis brought out his counterpart, Macklemore, for what turned out to be a stellar set of indie hip-hop on the first day of Rifflandia 5 shows at Royal Athletic Park.
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There are few things in music as compelling as a man with a guitar.
If you know anything about art, you’ve most likely seen or heard of painter Mark Rothko’s work: rectangular hues of colour that seem to vibrate when viewed up close.
Every so often I find myself in a grocery store, wandering the aisles in a state of complete dissociation. Up and down, through the meat and the produce aisles, trapped in a wide-eyed-and-hungry version of hell.
It’s in with the old and in with the new.
The Vancouver Island Music Awards to welcome submissions from around B.C. and across the country
Have you ever calculated how many sandwiches you eat during a school year? The sheer volume of your total intake of those hand-held meals is difficult to ignore.
Victoria pulls off fifth year of music festival excellence
I knew what to expect going into Reggie Watts’s Sept. 16 set on Rifflandia’s main stage. I knew, but I was still blindsided.
Taking place in Seattle Center from Sept. 1–3 on various outdoor and indoor stages, the Bumbershoot music/comedy/arts festival really had something for everyone.