Q SoundCheck Episode 314: Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers -- Send Away The Tigers

A couple from the Send Away The Tigers album, on the 20th anniversary of the beginning of a big MSP mystery. Love, Dr. Scott James

 

Mount Washington Opens Tomorrow With Limited Operations

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Mother Nature has given the green light to fire things up at Mount Washington, and so, as of tomorrow, the resort will go ahead with limited winter operations.  Alpine will open at 9am with the Hawk and Whiskey Jack chairlifts, … Continue reading

 

Get (Uncle) Wiggly Sunday At The Alix Goolden Performance Hall

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Longtime Victoria blues stalwarts Uncle Wiggly’s Hot Shoes Blues Band tip their gaily-festooned hats to the blues songs of Christmas this Sunday night at the Alix Goolden Performance Hall, with special guests Dennis Meneely, Paul Wainwright, Summer Hay and Deb … Continue reading

 

Rockline Theme Thursday With Scott James 121814: Guitar Folks

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The Rolling Stones‘ Keith Richards turns 71 today, and he regularly shows up on “greatest rock guitarists” lists.  So, on today’s Rockline Theme Thursday, we’re going to play songs by artists who are noted for their guitar chops, either solo … Continue reading

 

Bachman Bags Big Boys, Bangs Out Beaucoup Of Blistering Blues

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Randy Bachman — known as “the architect of Canadian rock and roll” — has a new project called, appropriately enough, BACHMAN, on which he’s teamed up with Anna Ruddick on bass and Dale Anne Brendan on drums.  The trio’s debut … Continue reading

 

Q SoundCheck Episode 313: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds -- Chasing Yesterday

Music from the Chasing Yesterday album, coming in March. Love, Dr. Scott James

 

Christmas Lights Map

The Times Colonist has unveiled their annual Christmas lights map, so you can plan out a route to see all the impressive displays around Victoria Click on the map below to go to their interactive version. ~Shayne

 

The Q!’s Nutcracker, Hip For The Holidays.

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The Q!’s Nutcracker, Hip For The Holidays starts on Monday! Each morning, Ed Bain and The Q! Morning Show will present you with an audio “nut”. Identify the nutcracking audio to win tickets to The Tragically Hip Wednesday, February 4th at Save on … Continue reading

 

Q SoundCheck Episode 312: Coldplay

Various Artists -- Unbroken Soundtrack

Coldplay‘s contribution to the soundtrack for Unbroken, the new film directed by Angelina Jolie. Love, Dr. Scott James

 

Rockline Theme Thursday With Scott James 121114: Rain

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We’ve had millimeters and millimeters of rain lately; you know it’s really coming down when you see a duck go by in a little boat.  And so, on today’s Rockline Theme Thursday, we’re going to be playing some of the … Continue reading