Volume 73, Number 17

Published February 7, 2019

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  • Bring on the music

    Drumroll, please … our annual New Music Issue is finally here!

  • Uniter Fiver 2019

    Welcome to this year’s Uniter Fiver!

  • WINNER: Like ”sitting in the shower”

    Bassist Alex Braun and guitarist Nick Lavich played in a band together in high school. That band was called Cataract.

  • Keeping it close

    House Handshake is a band that believes in togetherness. Most of them share a home as well as a musical journey.

  • Falling into place

    Coming of age provides a deep well of emotion from which to draw artistic inspiration. According to Dinner Club, their hard-hitting, driven punk songs feature a touch of it all.

  • Everything old is new again

    Mister K a.k.a Kevin Roy is looking to the past to bring something new to pop music.

  • Keeping it fun

    Baseball Hero is a relatively new band to Winnipeg, but their laid-back, honest approach to songwriting has brought them quickly into the spotlight.

  • Whose House? The Peters’ House!

    Vanessa and JP Peters have helped some of Winnipeg’s most exciting musical projects to sound their best as co-proprietors of Private Ear Recording.

  • Arts briefs

    Black History Month on campus // Free music workshops for North End youth // La Poutine Week // Canadian International Comedy Film Festival // Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia at UWinnipeg 

  • CRITIPEG: WNMF 3: Orchestral Voice of the Future

    The Winnipeg New Music Festival Composer’s Institute (WNMFCI) invests the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s (WSO) collaborative capital into the careers of a lucky handful of sonic storytellers.

  • Changing a community

    Stages are elevated spaces, spaces of heightened visibility. 

  • Jamboree - Island Life

    Jamboree starts their five-track EP Island Life off with sparkling synthesizer sounds and crystal-clear rhodes tones. 

  • No Gods, No Masters, No More Musical Revivals

    My name is Frances Koncan, and I hate musical theatre.

  • News briefs

    Love Positive Women card making // Peg City Climate Jam // Rohingya crisis panel discussion and film screening // RE-FORM // From ancient Greece to the classroom

  • Musician seeking band

    Some musicians join bands in high school and stay together for decades, but Brett Keating and Joshua Neufeld are among the many who are currently looking to Kijiji and Bandmix.ca to find their future music partners.

  • A community with a sour(dough) heart

    Eadha Bread will host a Valentine’s Sourdough for Queers workshop on Feb. 14.

  • Life as a student musician

    Post-secondary education can be stressful and take up a lot of time. Balancing the responsibilities of school and music can be challenging, but for Brett Ticzon, it was all about prioritizing.

  • Graduating from high school band

    For many high school students, playing an instrument ends once they graduate.

  • Solidarity in solitude

    In Winnipeg, we wear our winters as a badge of honour. 

  • Much ado about queer theory

    Strange; odd; peculiar; eccentric. These are the 16th century connotations of the word “queer.”

  • Confounders

    A puzzle by Justin Ladia.