News | February 4, 2019

Mount Pearl native Bekah Simms gains Juno nod

Bekah Simms watched the live Juno Award nomination announcements this week on a whim and was shocked to hear her name among the nominees. The 28-year-old Mount Pearl native’s classical composition “Granitic” is one of the five pieces nominated for classical composition of the year.

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News | January 17, 2019

10 Reasons Why You Should Support Your Local Music Scene

Is there a name for the feeling you get when you hear a favorite song for the first time? Seriously, I’d love to know. It’s one of my favorite feelings-getting lost in the notes, not knowing what comes next, but feeling the song pull on you, and work its way through you and back out, leaving a bit of itself there, forever. It may sound flowery, but I don’t care. I love the way that feels. 

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News | January 16, 2019

The Price, Cost and Value of Digital Music

Less and less, you dole out a buck per cut, $10 per album; more and more, you access a streaming service for a nominal few each month. Or just play music for free and let ads assail you.

The streaming model’s hardly sustainable for pop acts whose tracks are digitally spun thousands of times a month. For jazz players and those who’ve come to be called “creative musicians,” the economics are even more disastrous.

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News | December 11, 2018

MusicNL Christmas Party + Open Mic w/ Scott Gilbert

  Come one, come all, it’s the annual MusicNL Christmas party and final open mic of the calendar year! Hosted by Scott Gilbert, there will be food and there will be drink! Throw on your ugly Christmas sweater and come on down to The Ship for times + tunes! 8pm – 10pm! No cover! Door … Continued

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