Powder Blue describe themselves as “the soundtrack to your dreams and nightmares.” The local group, combining members from very different Saskatoon bands, blends psychedelic rock and grunge to create music both eerie and hypnotic.
Saskatoon rockers The Pistolwhips released their first EP last weekend. The EP, titled No Tomorrow, features four upbeat tracks, which are adapted from songs written primarily by lead vocalist Rylan Schultz.
Not every upstart band in Saskatoon has an indie music bent and eyes CBC Radio 3 as its goal. Sometimes bands are purely driven by their interest in the music, in the effect it has on an audience and in having a good time doing what they love. This is the case with Misterfire, a genre-defying
The prospect of interviewing Chad VanGaalen, a reputed recluse, was quite daunting. The first question was simple: the proper pronunciation of his last name. Is it “Van-gay-len” or “Van-gahl-en”? “You can pronounce it however you want,” VanGaalen said over the phone from Calgary.