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4 November 2010

Video: Sex With Strangers “We Want The Fire”

Video debut from Sex With Strangers starring the band, an artist, lots of pretty paint colours and some FREAKY. You want to watch it because it’s slick.

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1 November 2010

Gallery/Review/Setlist: Grapes of Wrath Live in Vancouver

In which you’ll find a gallery, some idioms and a set list from the October 29 reunion show at Venue in Vancouver featuring the original members of The Grapes of Wrath.

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15 October 2010

BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE: Like ’em? Good for you

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The 43,000 members (okay, not really) of Toronto’s “hip” “collective” Broken Social Scene managed two nights on the Wet Coast on October 13 and 14 at the Commodore Ballroom. We were there. Though we should have been in bed. Check the pics and words.

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4 October 2010

Gallery: CARIBOU (Live)

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Full photo gallery from Caribou’s foray to Vancouver’s Wet Coast on October 3rd at Vogue Theatre. Lovely pics, if I do say so myself. Because I took them. Oh and the music? Wooshy wonderful.

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29 September 2010

ARCADE FIRE and Calexico – The View From The Front Row

The Backstage Rider somehow (okay we got there really early) ended up in the front row for Arcade Fire on September 28 at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver. Check out the pics, read a few words and figure out how you’re going to be the one down in front the next time they come through your town.

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25 September 2010

Gallery/Review: Hot Hot Heat – “Awww, Bless”

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Victoria’s Hot Hot Heat made it back to the West Coast on Sept 24 to play the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver. For the numbers-inclined of you, they played 6 songs from their 1st (proper) album, 3 from their second, one from their third and a whopping 7 from their latest. So now you know.

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23 July 2010

Sex With Strangers + Bocci + Pimm’s = Summer

What would summer be without a little Bocci? Ah bocci, the art of throwing small, heavy globes at each other across a lawn. And to make it more rock, let’s just add in Vancouver’s robot rockers Sex With Strangers, shall we?

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19 July 2010

The Grapes of Wrath Reunion – What Was Going Through My Head

Welcome back to the much-loved, curly-haired, 90s rock heroes, The Grapes of Wrath. The original trio of Kevin Kane, Tom Hooper and Chris Hooper played their first gig together in over a decade this past weekend, and we were there. Check out the mahoosive photo gallery and beer-soaked memories.

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14 June 2010

The Backstage Rider NXNE 2010 Reader

NXNE has grown like Galactus over the years, and might soon be ready to eat a small planet or two. And in our so-far short lifetime, Backstage Rider has been all about bringing you the rock (and punk and alt-folk and dance and stuff). Here we combine bands we’ve covered, with bands that are playing this week at NXNE. See what we did there? Clever, no?

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