Shakat Journal sat down with Jeremy Parkin, local Whitehorse musician, and member of Local Boy, before he played the Adaka Festival. We talk metal, DIY ethic, trail mix and corporate gigs.
I thought I would be attending a gathering of remote control drone hobbyists. It turned out, drones are only one example of droning.
Paradise Electronic Music Festival now in its 14th year and like any growing entity is seeking volunteers to help make it the best one yet.
Arts in the Park embarked on their 23rd year of free music hosted by Music Yukon at LePage park in downtown Whitehorse May 21st.
It’s hard to agree on anything these days. Thus, life remains interesting. Sometimes I feel like having the same opinion isn’t as important as having the conversation. Music is a great communicator.
The purpose of the Black & White album project was to bring youth in Whitehorse together. It was meant to act as a common ground where they could put their differences such as age, money, race, where they come from, aside and make some good rhythmic music. The musical talent in this town often goes unnoticed. With that in mind, we decided to go looking for underground artist in the Whitehorse area. It did not take long to find some incredible people who never had the chance to record in a professional studio. While we were hard at work, we also had a lot of fun, making it less work and more of a passion, which is needed in today’s society. Each and every artist that partook in the project agreed that they needed more music in their lives.
Their names are Vanessa Oliviero and Kale Michon. The pair of youths hail from Dawson City, Yukon.Together, they are working with the Tr’ondek Hwech’in Youth Centre in putting together a photography project that is quite ambitious in its scope: Visit every single community within the Territory, conduct interviews with local youth and take as many establishing photographs of the area as they can.