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16 April 2011

PHOTO GALLERY: Trentemøller kicks off North American tour

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Superstar DJ Trentemøller from Denmark launched himself, his band, and a theremin player on the giddy, gleeful, dancin’ Vancouver fans this week as prep for his new tour. And it was blinding.

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17 February 2011

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Live in Vancouver

Buncha folks sitting around in a half-circle making epic music. No lights, no fun, but all darkfuzz goodness. Intense for some, disappointing for others. I get it, GY!BE, I really do. But you didn’t quite get ME this time.

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24 October 2010

Foals: Now With Added Stage Invasion and Esben & The Witch Pics!

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I quite fancy me some Foals. I like their guitars. I like their bass and drums. I like the intensity of singer Yannis. And I really like their latest album Total Life Forever. I also really enjoyed THE STAGE INVASION at the Vancouver gig. I say as much in this review. Plus, feast your eyes on the pretty pictures as well.

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7 March 2010

GALLERY: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Vancouver, March 6

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club bravely performed 8 songs off of their new album Beat the Devil’s Tattoo, on March 6 at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom. Then they played the good stuff off of their first two albums. They even smiled. And Robert even – gasp – chatted a bit. Here is visual proof of a pretty decent gig in all its well-lit glory.

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22 January 2010

White Lies: Top 11 Things We Like About Canada

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Our Top 10 lists go right to 11. Here are some crucial things that London, England’s altrockers White Lies love about Canada and yes, it includes South Park.

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17 January 2010

You Want to Know About: The Manvils

Asking fabulous and dumb questions of rock and roll stars since…this morning. You want to know about Vancouver’s The Manvils and their bonkers lead singer Mike Manville? Yeah, we think you do. Read the interview.

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12 December 2009

Mew at Venue in Vancouver, December 11

Denmark’s indie rock darlings Mew visited Vancouver in support of their incredibly uplifting depressing album, “No More Stories Are Told Today, I’m Sorry, They Washed Away”. Read the review, and gaze upon their Scandinavian cheekbones in a fab Backstage Rider gallery.

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