Dan Mangan

Feist To Perform At Anti-Conservative Concerts

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2016 | Canada Politics

Under the umbrella #ImagineOct20th, four shows have so far been scheduled in Winnipeg, Toronto and Vancouver.

Dan Mangan On His Not-Nice New Album: 'I Sharpened All My Knives'

The Huffington Post Canada | Aaron Brophy | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Music

There's an explosion one minute and 24 seconds into the song "New Skies" where a dramatic trumpet blast and violent guitar jag punctures its otherwise...

Dan Mangan Sings The Most Vancouver Christmas Song

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 12.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

There is many a Christmas song floating around the interwebs, but perhaps none are more in tune with Vancouver than this little jam. Performed by l...

Dan Mangan Finds 'Happiness' Making Music For Movies

Huffington Post Canada Music | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 10.10.2014 | Canada Music

Last month, deep in the heart of Toronto International Film Festival season, Dan Mangan + Blacksmith released a world premiere of their own: a seven-i...

LOOK: Dan Mangan Takes A Dive

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver musician Dan Mangan will don a wet suit today and dive deep into the waters of Howe Sound. The indie darling is joining the Canadian Park...

Where Will Vancouver Indie Darlings Record Music Now?

CBC | Posted 11.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The medium-sized Burnaby studio has a client roster that reads more like a laundry list of the Canadian music industry's most popular and critically a...

Musicians Respond To B.C. Election Results

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

It's been a strange week for Stars singer Torquil Campbell. On Monday he realized the group would be scheduled at this year's Ottawa Blues Fest at the...

Vancouver Bands Sing It Forward For Downtown Eastside Music School

Cory Ashworth | Posted 04.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Cory Ashworth

"Sing It Fwd is what we call it passion in practice. We had seen and experienced a growing gap in terms of the cultural and arts vision of the city and the province and one of the many issues that really concerned us was youth arts and opportunities for youth to engage in arts in music specifically. So we created our initiative vision — to create an example of the rippling benefits of the power of connecting drivers in the community to take action, mobilize instead of compartmentalize, and hopefully share the story forward to inspire other people to do the same."

What Happens Next To Dan Mangan?

The Huffington Post Canada | Melody Lau | Posted 08.31.2012 | Canada Music

It might feel a little early in Vancouver singer-songwriter Dan Mangan's nine-year career to release a documentary, but he assures us that he never we...

A Look at the London Olympics From a Vancouverite Who Can Sympathize

Dan Mangan | Posted 10.08.2012 | Canada Music
Dan Mangan

When the royal "we" of Vancouver got behind the 2010 Olympic bid, the movement adopted a slogan. Something along the lines of: "Let's invite the world in." I wasn't so sure that that was a good idea. Vancouver was, to me at least, a nice little secret. While there were definitely enjoyable times, my political spidy-sense is still unsettled about the whole thing. It's unbelievable how much money was spent on frivolous aesthetics during that period that could easily have helped a lot of suffering people here if put toward social infrastructure.

Juno Awards 2012: Feist, Dan Mangan Winners

CP | Posted 04.01.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - The typically conservative Juno Awards went radical in the nation's capital on Sunday, with William Shatner presiding over an awards telecast...