Unlocking The Truth: Not Your Average 8th Graders


Unlocking The Truth are a metal band out of Brooklyn who have just signed a deal with Sony which could potentially be worth $US1.8 million.  Nothing out of the ordinary so far — but wait a minute.  All three members … Continue reading


Q SoundCheck Episode 270: Eric Clapton & Friends

Eric Clapton -- The Breeze

Call Me The Breeze and Train To Nowhere, from the forthcoming The Breeze: An Appreciation Of JJ Cale album.   Love, Dr. Scott James


Stream Tom Petty’s Hypnotic Eye In Its Entirety


The latest album from Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Hypnotic Eye, hits music emporia this Tuesday.  It’s their first new studio album in four years, and the band will head out on the road in support of it next month … Continue reading


Rowan’s Journey Barbecue At Island BMW


Little Rowan Loran has a serious and rare x-linked genetic disorder called Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome — a bleeding disorder which is accompanied by a compromised immune system and eczema.  There is currently no “cure” for WAS but there is hope.  Rowan’s … Continue reading


Win Your HarbourCats Baseball Passes From The Q


Batter up.  The Victoria HarbourCats take on the Corvallis Knights this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and I have double passes for the Saturday game for you this week (Monday July 21 through Friday July 25).  Listen for the baseball announcer … Continue reading


Win Your Western Speedway Mmmmmmonster Truck Passes From The Q


Those rip-snortin’, car-crushin’, adrenaline-fuelled monster trucks are back at Western Speedway this Friday and Saturday — and this week (Monday July 21 through Friday July 25), I’m handing out double passes for the Friday night extravaganza.  Listen for the monster … Continue reading


“This one time when we were golfing….”


    Every Monday until the end of August, it’s The Q!’s Prime Rib Golf Night at Prospect Lake Golf Course. Call in advance to book your foursome because it fills up quickly. Now, here’s your chance to win prime rib … Continue reading


Japan Does Those Trains Right

train 10

Way to make most other trains look tatty, Japan.  The country is already recognized worldwide as a leader in train technology, and now Japan’s JR East railway company has commissioned a new luxury train — aboard which Japanese one percenters … Continue reading


Split Me With Your Best Shot!


Win tickets to the Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo: 35th Annivesary Tour on Sunday, August 3rd at The Royal Theatre. Since Pat and Neil are married, we thought we would play Split Me With Your Best Shot for tickets. From Monday, … Continue reading


Q SoundCheck Episode 269: The Mavericks

The Mavericks -- Dr. Feelgood

The Mavericks (!) cover Dr. Feelgood (!) on the forthcoming Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute To Mötley Crüe album.   Love, Dr. Scott James