FAVA Profile: Parker Thiessen

Cassette tapes have had a rough go in the past couple of decades, falling from their place as the pinnacle of audio recording to an obsolete media, and their demise was the subject of Parker Thiessen...
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The Vicious Cycles

“You know how you see a guy in a beard these days, and you think [because it’s] some hipster, you don’t really attribute much to the guy?” Billy Bones, the Vicious Cycles̵...
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Bohemian rhapsody

Aki Kaurismäki wanted to adapt Henri Murger’s Scènes de la vie de bohème since first reading it in the ’70s, but it would be another 15 years before the Finnish filmmaker could realize hi...
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The Louise Experience

Picture this: you’re sitting on a chair lift, bundled up in your winter riding gear. The melody of your favourite tunes plays out from the headphone plugged into one ear while you listen to the...
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Hip Hop for Hunger

So far, Edmonton’s urban music community has raised 9502 lbs of food for the Food Bank. With the drive now in its 12th year, Hip Hop for Hunger organizer Marlon Wilson hopes to break the 10 000...