Road Tripping: You Say Party

Dani Vachon discovers the joys (and risks) of Bai Jo while on tour as manager with YSP!


While on the road, Jordan Ardanaz discovers that you can actually (almost) die from laughing.

Christopher Smith X Andy Dixon | Pillars and Pyre (remix)

The Christopher Smith track, “Pillars and Pyre" has been remixed by fellow Vancouver musician/visual artist Andy Dixon. The track has a perfect dancey vibe that will get your weekend off to a great start. Check it out below. Smith’s new album, Earning Keep, hits streets August 28 via Boompa.

Win tickets to see Young Empires in Vancouver



We have 10 pairs of tickets to give away to see Young Empires to the June 28th concert at The Biltmore in Vancouver. Just tell us why you should win in the comment section below. Winners will be announced on June 27th, 2012. Good luck. Must be in Vancouver on the date of the show.

Polaris Long List just announced

Today the announcement for the Polaris Long List happened in Vancouver. Here is the list for 2012 in alphabetical order. Congratulations to all the artists.

POP Montreal | Sneak peek at 2012 lineup

There are some exciting things going on over at POP Montreal. They have announced a sneak peek at some of the acts that will be coming to the festival. Check their site out often as new acts will be posted.

ION X Green Couch X NXNE | The Matinee

Get familiar with the guys from alt-country band The Matinee. They are just one of the bands that we will be presenting at the ION Magazine and Green Couch showcase at NXNE on June 13th, at the Gladstone Ballroom. You can catch them at 9:45 PM

ION x Green Couch x NXNE | Sidney York

Sidney York is one of the talented acts that ION and Green Couch will be presenting at our NXNE showcase. You can catch them at 11:15 PM on June 13th, at the Gladstone Ballroom.

ION Magazine and Green Couch | NXNE Showcase

On June 13th, ION Magazine and Green Couch will be presenting the Tracks On Tracks showcase at NXNE, featuring some of the talented bands from the west coast. This amazing showcase will be at the Gladstone Ballroom, from 7PM-3AM. Tickets are $15 and wristbands and badges are accepted. Line-up and times are below.

7:30 Chris Ho

8:15 Shred Kelly

9:00 Portage and Main

9:45 The Matinee

10:30 Maurice

11:15 Sydney York

12:00 Belle Game

Die Antwoord | Baby's On Fire (official video)

Die Antwoord have just released their latest video Baby's On Fire. Read the interview with Yo-Landi Vi$$er and Ninja from when they were on the cover of issue #66 here.


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