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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.

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20 September 2011

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

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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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19 September 2011

MusicFestNW Part 2: 13 bands, 6 venues, 1 day

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MusicFestNW Part 2: An epic day in Portland that includes pizza, doughnuts, and a baker’s dozen of bands in a half-dozen venues. Featuring The Thermals, The Horrors, Dan Mangan, a new rap joint called TxE, Sharon Van Etten, Typhoon, Rhett Miller and more.

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17 September 2011

MusicFestNW Part 1: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Sebadoh, Archers of Loaf and PORTLANDIA

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BackstageRider takes on Portlandia in a MusicFestNW adventure. Part 1 features Sebadoh (of course), Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Archers of Loaf and Fred Armisen. No really. The guy from Portlandia. In Portland. Backstage with me.

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15 September 2011

PHOTOS/Review: BEARDYMAN live in Vancouver

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London’s exceptional beatboxer and looper Beardyman took on the drunkards at Fortune Sound Club in Vancouver on September 13, and won. Well, with most of us, anyway.

Post thumbnail of A Lot On The Subject of The Surreally Wonderful DANIEL JOHNSTON Live (Plus Photos! Video!)
28 August 2011

A Lot On The Subject of The Surreally Wonderful DANIEL JOHNSTON Live (Plus Photos! Video!)

Cult hero and wondernutter Daniel Johnston played the Rio Theatre in Vancouver on August 27, to a supportive and beer-drunk crowd. It was surreal, odd, and heartbreaking and kinda inspirational, and just the way you’d expect a Daniel Johnston show to go.

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3 July 2011

“I don’t recall ever really liking anything about the Sophtware Slump”: a Chat With GRANDADDY About Reissuing a Classic

US indie heroes Grandaddy are reissuing their first three albums, including superclassic The Sophtware Slump. After I finished doing a happy dance, I chased Jason Lytle down directly to have a wee cyberchat about one of my favest albums. EVER.

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3 June 2011

Gallery/Video/Words: UK’s STORNOWAY are made of the pretty

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UK alt-folkies STORNOWAY brought a coded setlist, a saw, face-paint, a bunch of multi-instrumentalists, the ability to quieten a post-hockey crowd and some SERIOUS pretty to Vancouver’s Media Club on June 1. Here’s the gallery, a video of their new track “Bigger Picture”, plus some words. PHEWF.

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20 February 2011

YO LA TENGO Scrap Spin the Wheel Yet Still = Rad

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Indie rock stalwarts Yo La Tengo brought their enormous tour bus and their “Spin the Wheel” show to a packed Vancouver Rickshaw show on Feb 19. Then they sorta scrapped the wheel and went off noodling instead. And it was delicious.

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