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Post thumbnail of Photo gallery/review: METZ destroy – fiercely and epically
7 May 2013

Photo gallery/review: METZ destroy – fiercely and epically

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Been to a punk show lately? Need to blow off steam. METZ are your men. Check out the Toronto guys’ gig in Vancouver, via photos and words.

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2 May 2013

Top 11 Things You Should Know About: BESTIE

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Occasionally I take it upon myself to introduce you to new music that has not yet been discovered by Pitchfork. Presenting: The Top 11 Things You Should Know about BESTIE

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28 April 2013

PURITY RING: Lighting Up and Leaving the Chrysalis

Edmonton kids Purity Ring brought their fairytale electro back to Vancouver and the Vogue Theatre, at a sold-out all-ages show. Oooh the pretty lights!

Post thumbnail of Top 11 Memories: The GRAPES OF WRATH on history, hot dogs and new album High Road
29 March 2013

Top 11 Memories: The GRAPES OF WRATH on history, hot dogs and new album High Road

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Rejoice, folks. The Grapes of Wrath have returned with their first album as Hooper-Kane-Hooper, in 22 years. And history’s important; so I asked Chris Hooper for his favourite memories of time in the band. Here they are. Lordy.

Post thumbnail of SLED ISLAND DAY 2: 10 bands, 6 venues, WILLIS EARL BEAL and HOT SNAKES
29 June 2012

SLED ISLAND DAY 2: 10 bands, 6 venues, WILLIS EARL BEAL and HOT SNAKES

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In which our heroine manages to crawl across most of Calgary, checking out We Are the City, The Zolas, Beekeeper, Max Ulis, Willis Earl Beal, Baby Dee, Hot Snakes and the Sadies. Phew, I got tired just writing that. Here’s Sled Island, Day 2.

Post thumbnail of On the set (and in the video) of “Hot Dog High” with NARDWUAR AND THE EVAPORATORS!
15 June 2012

On the set (and in the video) of “Hot Dog High” with NARDWUAR AND THE EVAPORATORS!

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Enjoy these rad pics and a tale of how I ended up on the set and in the video of Nardwuar and the Evaporators’ latest video “Hot Dog High”. OH YES.

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26 April 2012

Backstage with OUR LADY PEACE and the PACK AD

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Some really good live concert photos juxtaposed with some really crappy iPhone photos – herewith my tale of hangin’ backstage with the Canadian East-meets-West, Old vs. New rocktacular doublebill of Our Lady Peace and the Pack AD.

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16 April 2012

The GRAPES OF WRATH… because I like them (Photos/Review)

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Kelowna, BC folk-rock heroes and seemingly cryogenically preserved pop stars Hooper/Kane/Hooper The Grapes of Wrath returned to Vancouver for a live shot, before hitting the ol’ studio…for the first time in 21 years.

Post thumbnail of Who watches THE WATCHMEN? Canadian rock band returns from the ’90s as time stands still
28 November 2011

Who watches THE WATCHMEN? Canadian rock band returns from the ’90s as time stands still

Winnipeg’s The Watchmen returned to Vancouver after a nearly 9 year absence, for Grey Cup (that’s football) celebrations, and the BackstageRider is thrown back through time. Check out the lush gallery of photos and a fun little story.

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