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Post thumbnail of My take on “Rock and Roll Clichés”, the HEDLEY allegations and the responsibilities of musicians
18 February 2018

My take on “Rock and Roll Clichés”, the HEDLEY allegations and the responsibilities of musicians

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Thoughts on the recent HEDLEY accusations, their use of the term “rock and roll clichés”, sexual consent, the roles and responsibilities of musicians, and my experiences within the music industry.

Post thumbnail of The BSR Top 11 Music Moments of 2017
29 December 2017

The BSR Top 11 Music Moments of 2017

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At first, I didn’t think I could find 11 albums I truly, truly LOVED this year. It felt sparse this year.
But then again, I didn’t really look. My health took a stubborn turn over the year, and I had to bail out of a lot of things that would have …

Post thumbnail of MIDNIGHT OIL – Music, My Memories and The Great Circle Tour Live in Vancouver [Photos/Video/Review]
4 June 2017

MIDNIGHT OIL – Music, My Memories and The Great Circle Tour Live in Vancouver [Photos/Video/Review]

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Travel with me around a great wheel of my history and Midnight Oil’s place in it. Or simply check out the portraits taken from their gig in Vancouver at the Malkin Bowl on June 2, 2017.

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15 October 2016

Coming Back to Dependable, Epic DINOSAUR JR

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You can depend on Dinosaur Jr to bleed your ears out in a great way, but you can’t expect every show to be locked in, tight. September 30 at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver was once such. Good to see old friends again.

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28 March 2016

Scotland’s YOUNG FATHERS are the band you need to know – the exclusive BSR photo shoot

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The Young Fathers are the best live band you’ve never seen. I’ve been talking about them for a year, what’s your excuse? Discover this phenomenal Scottish three-piece now via this exclusive BackstageRider photoshoot.

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11 November 2015

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

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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.

Post thumbnail of THE TWILIGHT SAD in Vancouver: William Wallace, gratitude, Scotch and serious photoshoots
17 March 2015

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

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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.

Post thumbnail of Exclusive interview: DJANGO DJANGO’s Tommy Grace talks new music, new tours, and second-album angst
28 January 2015

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

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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 …

Post thumbnail of DEAN WAREHAM: LUNA/GALAXIE 500 goes solo in Vancouver (well, with Britta Phillips, too)
14 July 2014

DEAN WAREHAM: LUNA/GALAXIE 500 goes solo in Vancouver (well, with Britta Phillips, too)

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Luna/Galaxie 500’s Dean Wareham performed with bandmate/partner Britta Phillips came through Vancouver to the Biltmore Cabaret on June 27 – herebe the many photos and words from said such performance.

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