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11 January 2016

A tribute: DAVID BOWIE in my life

More words on the subject of the only musical legend who ever mattered in my life, David Bowie.

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7 January 2016

Watch New YEASAYER video “I Am Chemistry” – new album en route, and collab with Canadian artist David Altmejd

In which I rave about the new Yeasayer song and video “I am Chemistry”, refer briefly to their upcoming new album “Amen & Goodbye” and wax poetically about the merits of creative sensory experiences.

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11 November 2015

DJANGO DJANGO live: it’s a party and it’s a dance

UK percussive powerhouses Django Django kicked off their North American tour on October 19 and finally made a stop in Vancouver. And it was a party, and it was a dance.

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25 October 2015

ALT-J – live in New Orleans, Louisiana (Photos/Review)

Consistent, reliable Alt-J played into the open air at Champion’s Square in New Orleans, Louisiana. On one of the first night of my #BSRNoLa holiday, I took my camera into the pit to yet again see the band that I’ve enjoyed in five cities and three countries.

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30 September 2015

PAUL WELLER: The Jam’s Modfather live in Vancouver (Photos/Review)

The Jam and The Style Council’s Modfather Paul Weller popped his head round the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver on September 29th after 22 years to bring a director’s cut long set to the masses. Here are photos and words!

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9 August 2015

Intergalactic, planetary: UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA and VINYL WILLIAMS

LA’s trippy Vinyl Williams opened up for pop-pysch-oloigsts Unknown Mortal Orchestra on July 26 at the Imperial in Vancouver. Together, they tore a rift in the space-time continuum and filled it with multicoloured and prismatic pretty sounds. See the photos, read the reads.

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21 July 2015

Time (Clock of The Heart): CULTURE CLUB’s comeback, memories and moments

A story about a girl, her first concert and what happened 30 years later when she saw that band again: this is the story of Culture Club’s comeback at the River Rock Casino in Richmond, BC on July 18.

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24 June 2015

Epic UK shoegazers RIDE returned to Toronto, epically

Long live the shoegaze kings from Oxford, England! RIDE returned after a far-too-many-year’d hiatus to play a Toronto theatre and I was there and they sounded remarkable. Here’s a run down of my history with this epic band.

Post thumbnail of HOT CHIP (Huarache) lights up Toronto at the Danforth Music Hall
5 June 2015

HOT CHIP (Huarache) lights up Toronto at the Danforth Music Hall

There are few things as reliably wonderful as a Hot Chip gig. I’ll explain why if you click on this link. Here are photos and a review from the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto, on June 3rd.

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