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The Pistolwhips release EP, No Tomorrow

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.

New album from local songwriter Zachary Lucky is a love letter to Saskatchewan

If there is a distinct genre of Canadiana, Zachary Lucky surely falls within it. The Saskatoon singer-songwriter’s plaintive melodies about “the open road” and other folk themes are hardly new territory, but Lucky pulls it off without coming off as derivative. Armed with an acoustic guitar and a plaid shirt, the 23-year-old’s songs are more about

There’s a new party in town

Although a new act in Saskatoon, Reform Party members certainly aren’t new to the music scene. Guitarist Levi Soloudre and bassist Enver Hampton played together for years in Volcanoless in Canada, and have now joined together with other Saskatoon musicians, drummer Tallus Scott, who has been a part of several different local bands, and frontman Kay

CFCR: sweet thunder rolls here

For anyone interested in music that goes beyond standard FM shlock-fare, there are few vestiges for alternative or independent music on the radio waves these days. Not to condemn rock radio for filling their quota, but if it's necessary to satiate CanCon law requirements, I could do without hearing Nickleback's “How You Remind Me” ever

CFCR 90.5 FM celebrates 20 years on the air

This year marks the 20th anniversary of CFCR, Saskatoon's only community radio station. If you're unfamiliar with CFCR 90.5 FM, they operate out of a small office on 3rd Avenue downtown with a few employees and an army of dedicated, unpaid volunteers, which means, if you really love music, chances are you can manage to

Jale’s bittersweet final show marks a new beginning

Four years ago it was just two guys with an idea and a passion for music. Today Vive has influenced dozens of local bands and changed Saskatoon's music scene. And while they're closing the doors on Jale for now, there are bigger and better things to come down the road.

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