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Post thumbnail of My Bloody Record Review: First Listen of “MBV” by My Bloody Valentine
2 February 2013

My Bloody Record Review: First Listen of “MBV” by My Bloody Valentine

I could spend 22 years fiddling about with a review of the new My Bloody Valentine album, but instead I’ll show you my gut reaction, on the first listen, as the world waited to download it.

Post thumbnail of EXCLUSIVE: JASON LYTLE from GRANDADDY’s new album Dept of Disappearance, track by track
27 September 2012

EXCLUSIVE: JASON LYTLE from GRANDADDY’s new album Dept of Disappearance, track by track

World exclusive: track-by-track review of Jason Lytle from Grandaddy’s not-yet-released solo album, Dept of Disappearance. Spoiler: contains a ton of musings. And the album is amazing.

Post thumbnail of Photos/Review: LIARS – Shut Up and Play the Hits
15 July 2012

Photos/Review: LIARS – Shut Up and Play the Hits

After expecting us to wade through a tuneless pile of meh for the first half, LIARS slay and blow minds during the latter half of their Biltmore gig on July 9. Check out the pics.

Post thumbnail of Gallery/Review – Getting Lost at LOWER DENS (Includes Bonus References to NO JOY and ALAN RESNICK)
10 July 2012

Gallery/Review – Getting Lost at LOWER DENS (Includes Bonus References to NO JOY and ALAN RESNICK)

I went out and got lost in the Lower Dens. Check out this gallery of pics and a few words on the Dens’ gig at the Media Club in Vancouver on July 7. Plus a few of No Joy’s hair!

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1 April 2012

SONIC BOOM live at the Waldorf Hotel, Vancouver

Nothing like a bunch of fuzzy shoegaze from a legend to help usher in the early hours of a Thursday morning. Pete Kember/Sonic Boom performed at the Waldorf Hotel as part of their electro experimental 3-D Fest and it was GOOD.

Post thumbnail of THEE OH SEES live in San Francisco at the Independent
8 March 2012

THEE OH SEES live in San Francisco at the Independent

Gather round for a short tale about why Thee Oh Sees (ably supported by Pets With Pets and Magnetix) played one of my fave shows thus far this year, and how it all happened in San Francisco. While I was there.

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4 February 2012

LOS CAMPESINOS! Live – Photos/Review

Wales/England’s alt-pop half-dozen Los Campesinos! came to Vancouver and crammed themselves on a tiny Electric Owl stage on February 3rd. Here are the pics and a few words about being tired.

Post thumbnail of LEMONHEADS: It’s a Shame About Ray (and kinda, about Evan Dando)
8 November 2011

LEMONHEADS: It’s a Shame About Ray (and kinda, about Evan Dando)

Evan Dando and two other guys, collectively known as The Lemonheads, were in Vancouver on November 4 performing “It’s a Shame About Ray.” Woulda been brilliant if Dando had channeled less slack and more charisma.

Post thumbnail of MusicFestNW Part 3: Antlers, Explosions in the Sky, Typhoon, Avi Buffalo, OFF!
20 September 2011

MusicFestNW Part 3: Antlers, Explosions in the Sky, Typhoon, Avi Buffalo, OFF!

Our final installment from MusicFestNW, in which your heroine wraps up her last day and night in PDX with double Antlers, Explosions in the Sky and Typhoon action, and snaps her favourite punks, OFF! And meets the little Avi Buffalo, too.

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