Post thumbnail of A tribute: DAVID BOWIE in my life
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

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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.

Post thumbnail of Mega Gig Round Up: PRIMAL SCREAM & THE CULT, RIDE, PUBLIC IMAGE LTD. and KIASMOS
15 December 2015

Mega Gig Round Up: PRIMAL SCREAM & THE CULT, RIDE, PUBLIC IMAGE LTD. and KIASMOS

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A magical mystery tour through the final, great gigs of 2015 including Primal Scream and The Cult, RIDE, Public Image Limited and Kiasmos. Check out the photos and words.

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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.

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25 October 2015

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

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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)

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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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25 August 2015

Where are we now?: ECONOLINE CRUSH

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As 90s industrial-tub-thumpers Econoline Crush return to their old stomping grounds in Vancouver on August 20 at the Imperial Theatre, I revisit my own history with the band.

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9 August 2015

Intergalactic, planetary: UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA and VINYL WILLIAMS

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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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29 July 2015

Escaped From Evil: LOWER DENS alive in Vancouver

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Unfettered and untethered by both the past and her gear, Jana Hunter of Lower Dens showed off a more extrovert, rock-star side to Vancouver at the Electric Owl on July 25. Herewith a photo and what they call “a review” of said show.

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