Interview with Sluka
Jul28

Interview with Sluka

By Harriet Kaplan Promoting his 11th album, Introversions, San Diego’s syncopated gothic groove artist Sluka, spoke to BOC in a candid interview. Sluka gave us an insight into his creative processes, nomadic upbringing, what Introversions represents, and much more. A globally renowned visual artist, Sluka’s surrealist oil paintings have graced the walls of galleries from New York to San Diego, and Tokyo to Milan....

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Album Review: Mac Gollehon & the Hispanic Mechanics
Jul27

Album Review: Mac Gollehon & the Hispanic Mechanics

By Harriet Kaplan Mac Gollehon & The Hispanic Mechanics have a unique name and a sound that combines spicy salsa with futuristic EDM rhythms and vocal-driven, multi-lingual performances. The crisp and sizzling instrumental tracks set the dancefloor on fire. Their debut CD, with 10 eclectic cuts, is fronted by the industry respected, brass instrumematalist arranger Mac Gollehon. He has performed with everyone from David Bowie to...

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Show Review: Vancouver’s Cates Park Concert Series-Week 1
Jul25

Show Review: Vancouver’s Cates Park Concert Series-Week 1

By Erika de Torres The Cates Park Concert Series: Week 1 – July 16 Recap With an increased amount of free concerts popping up and around the Lower Mainland, summer has become the best season for community events. In the next seven weeks, I will be writing about my experiences as an event coordinator for the Cates Park Concert Series through Musart Cultural Society. These blogs will vary from band interviews to recaps and reviews. The...

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Backstage Pass: MAYVE at the Great South Bay Music Festival
Jul22

Backstage Pass: MAYVE at the Great South Bay Music Festival

Photographer Rick Perez gets backstage access to the band MAYVE at the Great South Bay Music Festival in Long Island, New...

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Song Premiere: ‘Some Other Dude’ by Everywhere
Jul20

Song Premiere: ‘Some Other Dude’ by Everywhere

By Rick Perez Gaining momentum for the September 2016 release of their sophomore EP, the Swedish rock band Everywhere has given BoC access to their second single, ‘Some Other Dude”, With it’s super upbeat and danceable tempo, ‘Some Other Dude’ is the perfect song for summer. Check out Everywhere’s track, ‘Some Other Dude,’ and don’t miss them as they tour the UK this...

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