Album Review: Norine Braun “Through Train Windows”

There is something for everyone on Norine Braun’s latest album Through Train Windows. Inspired by a cross Canada train journey, it is a diverse collection of musical vignettes that showcase the Vancouver artist’s vocal range and storytelling abilities.

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Frank Turner Delivers Folk Songs for the Modern Age at the Vogue

There were some die-hards at show 2228 for Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls when they tore it up at Vancouver’s Vogue Theater on September 8. Some who had been to one or more of the other three shows in the Pacific Northwest over the past few days and one loyal couple who had sold their tickets to another big name band in town on the same night.

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The Magic of Matt Mays

In a world where feel-good buzz words like gratitude and blessings are beginning to lose their luster, Matt Mays is the real deal. A true conductor of the gooey kind of good vibes all the new age kids are searching for. I’m not saying that gratitude is a bad thing or that blessing are for suckers, but I’ve definitely heard a fair number of people throwing those words around like candy and it was really nice to be in an environment where you could feel those words.

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