Review // A Night on the Docks with Mike Edel, Chersea and Luca Fogale

Image by Charlie Evanson It was a Wednesday night like any other. The middle of the week, relaxed. The doors of Granville Island’s Backstage Lounge opened at 8PM and the venue was at first, quiet. It was not clear what the turnout would be or the outcome of the evening. This was the first official […]

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Review // Boy & Bear at the Commodore Ballroom

It was clear that Sunday night was going to be special when Boy & Bear, a band from Sydney, Australia were moved to the Commodore Ballroom from the Electric Owl. The five piece band boasts a folk-rock sound that some would liken to Mumford and Sons, but Boy & Bear fans would respectfully disagree. With […]

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Review // Unsigned Vancouver with Redbird, Rolla Olak and JP Maurice

“Unsigned Vancouver” took place on a typical rainy Thursday night in Vancouver. Local artists Redbird, Rolla Olak and JP Maurice all teamed up with Steam Whistle Brewing and Music Heals, which helps bring music therapy awareness, to bring a top-notch night to the Biltmore Cabaret. As people slowly filtered into the venue after packing up […]

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Dry The River Interview and CD Giveaway

I had the opportunity to do an email interview with London band Dry The River and I was limited to several questions. What did I do? I asked about Bear Grylls and which actors would play each band member if their story was made into a film. Check out what Matthew (Singer/Guitarist) had to say […]

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LIGHTS Signed ‘Siberia’ CD Giveaway

Okay, who wouldn’t want to get their hands on a signed copy of ‘Siberia’ by LIGHTS? Below are the many ways to enter the giveaway! Facebook: Like, Comment and/or Share this photo (1 entry for each action) Twitter: Tweet – “Get your hands on a signed copy of ‘Siberia’ by @LIGHTS! http://fistfulofsound.com/?p=8592 RT to enter […]

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Interview with Chloe Anne Lloyd

Chloe Anne Lloyd completed this interview late last night after a long string of performances at the Roots and Blues Festival, where she was pulled on stage by Hollerado the evening before. We talked about her experience in The Next Star, her awkward dates, cooking and much more! Jan Galvez (VcB): Please introduce yourself and […]

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Rococode at The Biltmore Cabaret (Video Interview)

After almost a full year since Fistful of Sound met and interviewed Rococode for the first time in Kelowna, we found ourselves at the Biltmore Cabaret for the second UNSIGNED show by Steam Whistle. This time around Rococode talked about their latest music video for “Ghost I / Ghost II”, rides at amusement parks, listening […]

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Acres of Lions at UNSIGNED Vancouver (Video Interview)

A couple weeks ago, Fistful of Sound caught up with Dan Ball and Jeff Kalesnikoff from Victoria band Acres of Lions. The pop-rock group had been on the road for 153 days prior to Steam Whistle‘s second UNSIGNED Vancouver show with Rococode and Familia at the Biltmore Cabaret. They talked about what it was like […]

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Dominique Fricot Interview with BC BuzZ (Influences, Songwriting, Wreck Beach)

A few weeks ago, Dominique Fricot got BuzZ‘d at The Burrard Hotel. He sat down with Aaron Alexander and talked about his influences that enticed him to pick up a guitar, the moment when he decided to pursue music as a career, going to Wreck Beach with friends and so much more! After chatting with […]

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Nina Nesbitt Interview with Fistful of Sound

Last week, I had a wonderful chat with Nina Nesbitt as we talked about what she did before her career kicked off, her writing process, her rediscovery of Mini Milk and so much more, which can be read below. Hello! Please introduce yourself. I’m Nina Nesbitt. I’m from Edinburgh and I’m a 17 year old […]

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Dominique Fricot CD Release Party w/ Ciseaux & Hilary Grist

Join Dominique Fricot on Saturday, June 9th 2012 for an intimate event as he takes you for a tour through his beautiful and moving new CD ‘If Baby Could Walk’. Joining Fricot is his Canadian tour mate, the soulful chanteuse Ciseaux of Victoria and the talented folk/pop songstress Hilary Grist. Exclusive ticket bundles are available […]

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James Struthers Interview @ Trees Organic Coffee

“Nothing worth doing in life comes easy, but it doesn’t feel like work to me,” says Struthers “…I feel very lucky that I’ve found what I love to do, and even more lucky that I wake up every morning and get to do it.” First and foremost, I want to thank the very talented James […]

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BIGkids’ Superhero Music Video Too Edgy?

5 days ago the UK duo, BIGkids, put out the music video for their latest single, “Superhero”. The video showcases actual kids simulating the actions of drinking, smoking, tattooing, vandalizing and doing drugs. Initially, I wasn’t surprised about the content because the nature of UK shows and films are usually edgier than the North American […]

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