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The Depth: the accidental band

Local musicians Jesse Selkirk and Aaron Engel were brought together by necessity in 2008. Ever since, they've been working on putting out an album and are set to release their debut.

Fisticuffs: one busy dude

Jordan Kurtz, a.k.a. Fisticuffs, is the former drummer of We Were Lovers, the pianist and vocalist of Saskatoon piano pop-quartet Tuxedo Mask and, occasionally, drummer for his brother Scott Kurtz in Boycott Scott.

Sly Business aim to get fit and have funk

Take a pinch of ska, a funk-tastic dash of jazzy trumpets, reggae guitar chords and a well-seasoned portion of soulful hip-hop and you've got one of Saskatoon's new and most vibrant local bands ”” none other than Sly Business.

Deep Dark Woods mourn Regina’s Plains Hotel

“Nail up the windows and close up the doors, Good Time Charlie's is no more,” laments the Deep Dark Woods' lead-singer, Ryan Boldt, in the opening line to their newest single, which is part of CBC's Great Canadian Song Quest.

Maybe Smith goes on a Yukon Quest

The Yukon is the land of the midnight sun ”” but not during winter. In the winter the Yukon is dark almost all the time. So why would Saskatoon's pop guru, Colin Skrapek (Maybe Smith), leave for Dawson City, Yukon, in one of the coldest, darkest months of the year?

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