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Powder Blue set to release first EP

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.

Off the ice and into the pit

Three summers ago, Luke Brisebois gave his friend Dan Smolinski an offer he couldn’t refuse. “I asked Dan if he wanted to start a band,” Brisebois said.

Saskatoon bands nominated for Sirius Independent Canadian Music Awards

The nominations have been announced for Sirius XM’s 12th Annual Independent Music Awards and several Saskatoon bands are nominated. The awards celebrate the best in the Canadian and International independent music scene. This gives artists and bands that normally don’t get quite as much recognition a time to shine. However, by independent, they mean artists

Band Swap: the most fun you’ll have over the break

This Christmas break, Saskatoon’s musicians come together and create a night of magic — and they give themselves less than 24 hours to do so. It’s that time of year again: Band Swap! Each year, in early December, a one-hour registration window opens to any locals who want to play in the event. Only the first

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.

REVIEW: The Rising by Harmful Effects

Headed by the powerful vocals of Madison Erhardt, Harmful Effects are a local metal act that have recently released their first album, one wrought with vast cross-genre experimentation and backed by an impressive and furious symphony of instrumentation.

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