music rags

Shambha-Lessons Vol.1 – the hip hop history of EDM with DJ Nu-Mark

    Before my first trip to Shambhala last year, I was leery. Not of the EDM mecca itself — legendary in music-loving circles all over B.C. and beyond —…

The Fireball spirit of rock and roll

These days, the bloated, lifeless corpse of rock and roll is inescapable. Our radios have been given over to mediocrity and dreamless sleep, with very little sustenance for our desperate,…

Music Rags: Defining Canadian rap music

On “The Great Rhyme Dropper,” the first single from Grand Analog’s new album Modern Thunder, MC Odario Williams raps, “I do the damn thing proper/I ain’t a rapper, I’m a…