music-lagwagon2

Nine years in the making

You might want to wish Joey Cape Happy Birthday when Lagwagon rolls through town on Sunday. The frontman of Goleta, California’s influential punk export turns the big four-eight that very day. ...
//Frankie Panky

A musical circus

“I’m just laying down some more vocal tracks for a new album,” says Kris Wood, frontman of Blackberry Wood. The rock ‘n’ roll-meets-alt-country-meets gypsy travelling ci...
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A little help from the fans

No doubt, touring can have its ups and downs and is a difficult life to grasp the reality of if you’re not among the few who do it for a living. But being on the road is a comfortable feeling f...
//Tristan Casey

The evolution of Twin Forks

Most bands get a lineup and stick with it—or try to, at least—but a constantly rotating cast of musicians is what makes Twin Forks, well, Twin Forks. “I hate this word—it’s so hippie-dipp...
music-steve-coffey

Visual art meets music

“I’m continuing my exploration of us little people on this vast landscape,” says musician and painter Steve Coffey from his home in Vulcan, AB. “I guess I’m pushing my p...
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The wonders from Down Under

The Lazys had an enviable time at Canadian Music Week, to say the least. The Australian hard-rock band’s first trip to the festival back in May resulted in meeting—and later collaborating with—...
// Richard Pryde Hughes

Fashion beyond the surface

What is fashion? Is it simply nice clothes, this season’s trends and “it” designers? At iHuman Youth Society, fashion acts as a common language that connects young people and teache...
Damon Pitcher

The chase is on

Have you ever dreamt of running away from the routine of everyday life for something a little more glamorous? Frank W Abagnale Jr did exactly that—as a teenager, no less. The young man had a wild ima...
A mother of a mystery // Ian Jackson, Epic Photography

A twist on the familiar

“The fact that a mother comes to visit her daughter is not a big, new story; the fact that that relationship is challenging is also not a new story, but it was in the style of it,” says d...
music-ellen-doty

Golden girl

Hometown: Calgary Genre: Jazz Latest album: Gold (2014) Fun fact: Ellen Doty was selected as a Top 20 finalist on Canada’s Got Talent in 2012. First album Space Jam soundtrack. First concert Br...