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2 March 2014

“Welcome to our little radiological event”: SKINNY PUPPY lays waste to Vancouver with an epic show (PHOTOS/REVIEW)

Industrial legends return home after four years to Vanouver – how SKINNY PUPPY blew up the Commodore Ballroom with their little radiological event: costumes, a setlist to die for, and a visceral, epic performance.

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19 February 2014

Hanging out with BLACK FRANCIS – and the PIXIES live in Vancouver

The view backstage with Black Francis of the Pixies looks a lot like Bikram yoga poses and wonderful conversation. Here’s my meditation on the February 17 show at Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre.

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28 January 2014

I came to get Dirty: DIRTYPHONICS live in Vancouver

I AM DIRTY. Covered in ink from an immense (though paired-down) Dirtyphonics show, our heroine throws glowing adjectives at the French drum n’ bass…erm, now duo? Photos and review from their show at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, January 25.

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22 January 2014

JAKE BUGG in Vancouver at the Orpheum Theatre

A brilliant-sounding, but dead in the eyes Jake Bugg played to a filled, beautiful room in Vancouver on January 21st, and it should have gone off. So why didn’t it?

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28 December 2013

Hey! It’s a YEAR-END LIST: The TOP 11 BSR-est THINGS OF 2013

Now that you’re all sick of year-end lists, here’s the only one that matters: MINE. In which I discuss the Top 11 (my lists crank right to 11) Best BSR Things of 2013, featuring Osheaga, Primavera Sound, Sebadoh, Foals, Amanda Palmer and a look at the year ahead.

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8 December 2013

In Photos: (Sonic Youth’s) LEE RANALDO and the Dust live in Vancouver

Photos from Lee Ranaldo and the Dust’s December 7 show at the Biltmore Cabaret. Simply schralp-y and incredibly awesome.

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24 November 2013

The Backstage Avatar: PETE FOWLER’s recent arwork is…ME

Introducing you (again) to Pete Fowler and one of his latest works – it’s me. Meet the new Backstage Avatar, done by one of the UK coolest and most respected illustrators.

Post thumbnail of DELTRON 3030 is our hero, if they can’t do it…nobody can – REVIEW/PHOTO GALLERY
20 November 2013

DELTRON 3030 is our hero, if they can’t do it…nobody can – REVIEW/PHOTO GALLERY

Photo gallery and some words about DELTRON 3030, otherwise known as the superfly supergroup made from Del the Funkee Homosapien, Kid Koala and Dan the Automator, live at the Commodore Ballroom, Nov 18.

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17 November 2013

Introducing: KRAMIES – The Story of The Wooden Heart (plus exclusive videos)

Who is this Kramies guy? He’s a guy who’s done work with Jason Lytle and Bob Pollard’s buddy Todd Tobais. No, really, who is he? Well, I’m going to answer that for you. Have a listen and learn the story of The Wooden Heart EP, though words and exclusive video.

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