Tag Archives: New Brunswick

Fredericton Videographer Tackles Issues Of Sexual Abuse In New Video

Fredericton-based videographer, Sophie Cormier, wants to talk about something that we’ve all been talking about. What the internet has been shouting about for months now: sexual abuse. But she wants to make sure you hear her, so she put it in a slam poetry video. Continue reading Fredericton Videographer Tackles Issues Of Sexual Abuse In New Video

New Music: Julie Aubé’s ‘Joie de Vivre’ Is An Ode To Acadian Culture

Julie Aubé’s ‘Joie de Vivre’ is not just force of soul and psychedelia, it’s an ode to Acadian Culture. Imagine a meeting between Alabama Shakes and Janis Joplin, except sung in the signature twang of Acadian French, ornamented with the kaleidoscopic jangle of early Francois Hardy and finally, caked in a layer of constant guitar propulsion. Picture this and you have a fairly good image of New Brunswicker Julie Aubé’s latest solo project. Continue reading New Music: Julie Aubé’s ‘Joie de Vivre’ Is An Ode To Acadian Culture

Minds Of My Own: Fredericton Comic Receives Praise But Still Lacks Publisher

Brian Conoley’s comic series Minds of My Own began, inauspiciously, with an unsuccessful pitch to a major comic book publisher. Conoley has since come to see that rejection as an integral part of getting the project off the ground. Making the pitch meant creating a rough map for the progression of the story as a whole, leaving him with a clear plan of action using independent funding, if not a publishing deal. Continue reading Minds Of My Own: Fredericton Comic Receives Praise But Still Lacks Publisher

The Banff Mountain Film Festival Heads East

Naturally, we’re big fans of festivals here. We like all kinds of festivals: big festivals, small festivals, music festivals, literary festivals, beer festivals and, of course, film festivals. Mountain festivals, however, have eluded us. Fortunately for us altitudinally challenged folk in Atlantic Canada, The Banff Mountain Film Festival is coming to us. Continue reading The Banff Mountain Film Festival Heads East

Single: Melonvine’s ‘Summer Says’ Is A Toxic Rorschach Test

Melonvine like changing things up. Earlier this year they switched out their drummer, reworked a bunch of recordings and released their new single ‘Stuck In Place.’ The Moncton-based hard rockers say getting out their follow-up, ‘Summer Says,’ hasn’t been any easier. Continue reading Single: Melonvine’s ‘Summer Says’ Is A Toxic Rorschach Test