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Noise 101: CD reviews for Nov. 29

The Avett Brothers The Carpenter Ramseur Records   The Carpenter, the seventh studio album by The Avett Brothers, is a lesson of how a band can evolve to appeal to the masses but still...

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Dojo Workhorse album M.I.A.

Civil Sheperd release successful even without actual record   Graham Duncan Contributor   There aren’t many bands that can host a successful album release without actually releasing their album. Dojo Workhorse, however, is one...

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Noise 101 – CD Reviews for Oct. 4

Flying Lotus Until the Quiet Comes Warp   A strange reflection is made when one first learns that experimental electronic L.A. producer Flying Lotus is a great-nephew to American jazz legend John Coltrane.  ...

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Noise 101 – CD Reviews for Sept. 20

Klarka Weinwurm Continental Drag Saved by Vinyl   Very often, an artist’s style and direction can be affected by their personal living situation. With Klarka Weinwurm, it is very apparent that her move to...

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Get down with U Fest

Your handy guide to MRU’s back-to-school bash   Nathan Ross Arts Editor   Summer’s over, and school is back in session. After getting spoiled with summer festivals such as Sled Island and the Calgary...

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Get lean to avoid being mean

The Flecs’ guide to your athletic dreams   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   It’s September. All you want to do is sit at home and watch ESPN classic reruns of golf from the...

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Sled’s Secrets

How Sled Island benefits smaller bands    Nathan Ross Staff Writer   One of the features Sled Island loves to advertise is the fact that over 200 bands play, and with good reason. This...

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Canadian poet delights fans

Orpheus Theatre plays host to spoken word artist   Nathan Ross Staff Writer   Many Canadians wouldn’t recognize the name Shane Koyczan, but it’s likely many more would recognize his face. The poet from...

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Lions share of themselves

Victoria band Acres of Lions tell the ‘Flec what it’s like being almost famous   Vanessa Gillard Arts Editor   Embarking on yet another Canadian tour this month, and a stop in Calgary, Victoria...