Music

Lyrique

Story and photos by Will Geier. What’s in a name? Sometimes a rap name can be nonsense—and that’s okay Lil Pump, ‘Gucci Gang’ is still a pretty good song—but other times a rap name can actually be a true representation of what the artist is trying to reflect to their listeners. Calgarian up-and-coming rapper Lyrique, or Edward Que, is such an artist. His moniker not only reflects his family’s name and history, but also brings attention to Que’s main focus: his lyrics.

Somekind: “Perfectly Imperfect” Release

Story by David Babcock. Photos by William Geier. I met local musician Andrew Stone at Analog Coffee on a cold, winter day in November. Sitting down with him, he seemed a little nervous—unsurprising considering that this would be the first interview. Soft-spoken and a little reserved, Stone started his musical journey in grade six—if only sporadically

Yolanda Sargeant

Story by Jessica Melnychuk. Photo by Will Geier. You’re on stage, ready to perform. Several bands have gone before you, and the crowd is eagerly awaiting your music. And then you experience every musician’s worst nightmare… technical difficulties.