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5 May 2015

Best Live Act: Scotland’s Incomparable YOUNG FATHERS

Edinburgh Scotland’s Mercury Music prize-winning musical patchwork quilt of awesome, the Young Fathers, played Vancouver’s Fortune Sound on April 30. And rather quite blew us all away. Here are the photos.

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4 May 2015

METZ: Album Number II and the Alex Edkins Interview

Three years on from their rad debut, Toronto punk pals METZ release their latest album “II”. Here’s an interview with singer Alex Edkins on the subjects of new music, touring and dream festival lineups.

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26 April 2015

THE KAISER CHIEFS: smooth moves along the greatest hits highway

An impressive outing from a tired and croaky Ricky Wilson and Co – the Kaiser Chiefs provided arena-sized moves and a lot of heart on April 21 at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver.

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22 March 2015

AMANDA PALMER, NEIL GAIMAN and Friends from TEDTalks 2015

What does joy look like? It looks like a three-and-a-half-hour charity free-for-all at the Vogue Theatre on March 18, as a pregnant Amanda Palmer brought Neil Gaiman, Chris Hadfield, Amy Cuddy and other TEDTalks friends to share her stage.

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17 March 2015

THE TWILIGHT SAD in Vancouver: William Wallace, gratitude, Scotch and serious photoshoots

The Twilight Sad played their first show in Vancouver in 5 years to a rapt crowd at the Biltmore Cabaret on March 8th. Here’s my review, live pics and a very serious photoshoot shot of a very sweet Glaswegian band.

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28 January 2015

Exclusive interview: DJANGO DJANGO’s Tommy Grace talks new music, new tours, and second-album angst

The first time I heard Django Django was early in 2012 when I was hitchhiking on a UK radio stream.
“Default” stuttered into my consciousness with a sense of immediacy. Wow earworm! So guitar! Much jangly! Over the next two years, I became a Django acolyte: seeing them as part of …

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15 December 2014

The Epic ICELAND AIRWAVES Adventure – Gallery and Highlights from Reykjavik with Flaming Lips, Mammút, Caribou, Kiasmos, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, War on Drugs, Agent Fresco and more

With volcanos erupting in the distance, black sand beaches and trips to the Blue Lagoon, you could say that partying alongside Flaming Lips, War on Drugs, Caribou, Future Islands and locals Mammút, Kiasmos, Agent Fresco, Árstíðir and others made ICELAND AIRWAVES pretty epic

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16 October 2014

Review/Photos: AVID DANCER, KOPECKY FAMILY BAND, SEBADOH and THURSTON MOORE and OUGHT

Read some words, see some photos and enjoy the delectableness of three shows, and five bands! Here’s my joint review of Avid Dancer, Kopecky Family, Sebadoh, Thurston Moore,

Post thumbnail of Gig Round Up: COURTNEY BARNETT, YOUR FRIEND, METZ, CLOUD NOTHINGS, JANA HUNTER, SHARON VAN ETTEN, YELLOW OSTRICH, ANTLERS, FRESH & ONLYS, WYE OAK, WAR ON DRUGS and ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN
20 August 2014

Gig Round Up: COURTNEY BARNETT, YOUR FRIEND, METZ, CLOUD NOTHINGS, JANA HUNTER, SHARON VAN ETTEN, YELLOW OSTRICH, ANTLERS, FRESH & ONLYS, WYE OAK, WAR ON DRUGS and ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN

It’s been a fantastic summer of music. Bypassing all the festivals this year to ride on their coat-tails in smaller venues, here’s a round up including Courtney Barnett, METZ, Cloud Nothings, Wye Oak, War on Drugs, Echo & the Bunnymen, the Antlers and more. Check out the pics!

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