Charlottetown’s new four-day arts-centric event, Flotilla, ran from the 21st to the 24th of September and took the form of varied events, all geared towards educating the public, showcasing artists and provoking thought. Participants were drawn from all over Canada and beyond to discuss and explore an artist-run culture. Continue reading Flotilla: Charlottetown Art Festival Asks Tough Questions
Is Elephant Skeletons having some form of identity crisis? Maybe. He has recently released new music under the strange and poorly-presented guise of TAAPE. The album, called Real Cuts/Surreal Blood, was released September 6th. He claims it’s just a “place” to put the songs that haven’t found their spot on his album The Traveller, but why is it that they can’t co-exist under the same Bandcamp account? We think there’s more to it. Continue reading New Music: Elephant Skeletons Releases Real Cuts/Surreal Blood as TAAPE
A Prince Edward Island company is pressing forward with their plans to open a vinyl plant in Charlottetown, and I for one welcome our new vinyl overlords. Kaneshii Vinyl Press hopes to start pressing some sweet grooves within the first quarter of this year.