Story and photos by Shane Flug. Working from their home woodshop in Bowness, brothers Martinus and Adrian Pool bring new life to old skateboards and refurbished wood with their vibrant and colourful woodworking creations. With community support and a little bit of luck going viral online last Canada Day, the wheels are in full motion serving a global clientele.
Story by Jamie Campbell. Photos by Aron Diaz. School of Rock is a music school for all skill levels, ages, and musical aspirations; ranging from toddlers to adults, School of Rock is where music students grow into real musicians. As I stepped into Upper Deck Public House for a student showcase, that’s exactly what I walked into: a room of real musicians.
Story and photos by Sara Kuefler. Milk Mountain, the new album by Calgary trailblazers 36? is so monumental, complex and beautiful it is difficult to know where to even begin … well, since honesty in expression is of utmost value to Taylor Cochrane, frontman and writer for the band, I will start with moments of my own intimate first experience of the record.
A curated Spotify playlist by The Static Shift. We’re so excited that Local Drop Magazine reached out to us and asked if we could compile a Spotify playlist featuring local artists here in Calgary. Having grown up playing places like The Blues Can, Ship & Anchor, Nite Owl and The Ironwood, we’ve played with many amazing acts over the years.
Story by Dami Fadipe. Photo by Will Geier. With beautiful sounds that reverberate over the crowds she performs in, Yolanda Sargeant exudes a powerful presence the second her shoes touch the stage. Her soulful sound always gets the attention of her audience without fail. With such a dynamic voice, wide sphere of influence, and magnetic stage personality, Sargeant does her best to stay vigilant in her work, and modest in her accomplishments.
Story and photo by Will Geier. This Wednesday, Local Drop Magazine will be taking over the iconic Broken City’s Rockin’ 4 Dollars. The weather is finally warming up, so what better way to celebrate than to come see some kick-ass local music and maybe watch one of them win big. $1000 is up on the wheel, among other awesome prizes.