Story and photo by Sara Kuefler. No stranger to the Calgary folk scene, Sarah Kemmers, formerly of the Wellington Folk and currently half of Lighter Than Arrows, has launched a solo career under the moniker S.K. Wellington. The name Wellington has significance for Kemmers as it was the surname of her great grandparents, who passed a love of music down the generations to Kemmers herself.
Story by Adriana Cueva. Beakerhead is back in town and bringing a buzz of creativity, artistic endeavour, and play. And, for the first time since Beakerhead has been lighting up and shaking up the Calgary art, science and music scene, they are incorporating everything that makes Beakerhead Beakerhead with a new project, Beakerhead: Local Music Lab, featuring Windigo, 36?, The Ashley Hundred, Laura Hickli, and more.
Story by Sara Kuefler. There are records you can get utterly lost in. Think of The Doors or Hendrix, spinning away on your turn table as you slide into a different dimension. Well, if you are looking to be transported, fire up your lava lamps and incense, find a comfy cushion, and allow yourself to melt into Fever Feel’s self-titled debut LP: a journey into a dreamscape to mystify and captivate the senses and soul.
Story by Jesse Shire. Photo by Sara Kuefler. Music, as an artform, has been an integral part of the human experience for longer than our recorded history has allowed us to remember. We’ve seen storytellers, cultural leaders, creative pioneers, and community heroes help give definition to our lives and identities in ways we’ve otherwise been unable to.
Story by Jesse Shire. Photo by Will Geier. For most people, myself included, attending a music festival is an opportunity to remove yourself from everyday routine while being surrounded by friends and colleagues in a setting that allows for formality and pretense to erode, especially considering the presence of beer gardens, warm weather, and tens of thousands of other music lovers.