SPUkats #2: AaronKat/NyanAaron

Hey.More cats that look like us.Here's our humble bassist Mr. Aaron St. Arnault.He drives limos when he's not playing bass, so we figured tuxedo cat sounded right.Couldn't think of a LOLcat equivalent, so I transmogrophied him into another beloved internet gag.His shirt usually looks like a pop tart anyways.Adam.

SPUcats #1: TaylorKat

Sup.We've been looking for pictures of cats on the internet that resemble members of the band (these are the odd things we do when sitting at a cafe together - lol).We'll begin with our erstwhile drummer, Mr. Taylor Charles. The ginger-haired wearer of many hats, including a green toque (oddly, not shown in this photo, [...]

Storm Thorgerson 1944-2013

Last month, legendary graphic designer Storm Thorgerson passed away after a lengthly bout of cancer at the age of 69.  Storm is responsible for many of the most groundbreaking and timeless album covers in the history of rock music.  Most people know him from his extensive work with Pink Floyd, designing all but three of [...]

Song of the year, baby!!!!!

Greetings,We are extremely proud to announce that our song Fueled By Consequence has won the award for Song of the Year at the Vancouver Island Music Awards.  This was our third consecutive year to be nominated at the VIMAs, and this is our very first win.  We're honoured just to have been nominated amongst all [...]

Some Kind Words…

Spaceport Union - Flirting with the QueenHey everybody.Hope you are having a great day! 🙂 Just wanted to share with you this really awesome review we received recently for our album, 'Flirting With The Queen.'  It can be found here on the Coastal Spectator website.Many thanks to Yasuko Thanh for your very kind words. Adam.

….and More Nods!!!

Hey everybody.Exciting News! We've received some exciting nominations for the 2013 Vancouver Island Music Awards.  This is the third year in a row that we've received nods for some awards and we feel so blessed to be included in this wonderful event!This year, our song, 'Fueled By Consequence' is up for Island Song Of The [...]

Darth Blackone’s Transformation

Hey guys.After eight fantastic years in its original form, traveling the country with me time and time again, and being my main electric guitar for all this time (and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future,) my long serving black Fender Stratocaster, lovingly dubbed Darth Blackone, recently experienced its first major customization recently, [...]

Artificial Intelligence Project

Hey guys.Everybody say hello to I.V.O.R., a little extracurricular project that we unveilled last month at our show at Felicita's, shortly before Halloween. I.V.O.R. would stare into your soul, except that he can't see very well. In the Research and Development department of SPU Laboratories, we were faced with a question that has puzzled scientists [...]