Hallowe’en 2014 ∙ Bud the couch monster


Hallowe’en scares ON Hallowe’en? Pfft. How predictable. See what webmeister Bud got up to at the radio station the day BEFORE Hallowe’en . . . =)


Rockline Theme Thursday With Scott James 103014: Boys’ Names


Last week on Rockline Theme Thursday, we recognized the 48th anniversary of the recording of the Jimi Hendrix Experience‘s first single, Hey Joe, by playing songs with “hey” in their titles.  This week, we’re kinda sorta going with the other … Continue reading


Q SoundCheck Episode 299: Def Leppard

Various Artists -- The Art Of McCartney

One of the 42 covers of Sir Paul‘s music on the forthcoming Art Of McCartney album. Love, Dr. Scott James


So Long, Allman Brothers Band

Allman Brothers Logo

Last night marked the end of the Allman Brothers‘ 45 year run, as the seven remaining members played their final show together at New York City’s Beacon Theatre — the historic venue where the band often performed over the past … Continue reading


Ex-FMac Guitarist Rick Vito Returns To Victoria This January With Ex-FMac Guitarist/Vocalist Billy Burnette

Rick Vito

If you didn’t quite get enough of Rick Vito at the 20th annual Vancouver Island Blues Bash this summer, you’re getting another chance, as The Victoria Jazz Society presents Rick Vito & The Lucky Devils with guest Billy Burnette, this … Continue reading


Q SoundCheck Episode 298: Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr -- Playland

Two tracks from the new Playland album.  Johnny Marr appears at Sugar Nightclub Saturday December 06. Love, Dr. Scott James


Win tickets to Margaret Cho.


Sunday, November 2nd. University Centre’s Farquhar Auditorium. Tickets are $42.50, $47.50 and $52.50 (includes service charges and GST). Available online (https://tickets.uvic.ca), in person at the UVic Ticket Centre or by phone ( 250-721-8480 ). Win tickets from Ed Bain and The … Continue reading


Q SoundCheck Episode 297: Bear’s Den

Bear's Den -- Islands

Mumford & Sons‘ touring support band, with music from their new Islands album. Love, Dr. Scott James


Stream Neil Young’s Storytone Two Weeks Before Release


A while back, rumors were floating around regarding a Neil Young orchestral project, and as it turns out, the rumors were true.  Neil has now released some details regarding  his new album Storytone, which is due Tuesday November 04. Speaking … Continue reading


Paul Rodgers’ The Royal Sessions Coming To Public Television With Grammy Nods Galore


Paul Rodgers, of Free, Bad Company, The Firm and Queen+Paul Rodgers, will be featured on the public televison concert series Front And Center beginning in mid-November.  The one hour special, shot Monday June 23 at the iHeartRadio Theater in New … Continue reading