SINEAD O’CONNOR’s live return – Nothing compares
Please give the warmest of welcomes for the return – and survival of – Sinéad O’Connor. Photos and words from her February 1st show at the Vogue in Vancouver.
Top Boy DAVE ends his Psychodrama tour with a gig of the year
In which we have a fairly one-sided conversation about why DAVE’s end-of-year, end-of-tour, all-ages stop in Vancouver at Fortune Sound on November 23 might just have made him Top Boy.
MIKE DOUGHTY brings 25 years of SOUL COUGHING “Ruby Vroom” Memories
Welcome to 1994, folks, when music was groovy and bands were dysfunctional and Soul Coughing’s “Ruby Vroom” was the best thing ever. Check out my review and photos of Mike Doughty’s 25th Anniversary show for this rad platter.
FONTAINES D.C….but I’m gonna be BIG
How many fucks do we give for a Fontaines D.C. gig? Quite a few, actually. Check out the photos and the review of their September 20 show at the Fox Cabaret in Vancouver.
THE BOATY WEEKENDER – cruising to Sardinia with BELLE AND SEBASTIAN, TEENAGE FANCLUB, MOGWAI, BUZZCOCKS, DJANGO DJANGO and more
An epic diary retelling of four days at sea with Belle and Sebastian, Teenage Fanclub, Django Django, Buzzcocks, Vaselines, Camera Obscura, Nilüfer Yanya and more. This is just Day 1, so buckle up!
BOATY WEEKENDER Diary – Day 2. Somewhere in the middle of the Balearic Sea
Day 2 of the Boaty Weekender involves drunken and epic Buzzcocks, Mogwai, my buddies Teenage Fanclub jamming with Yo La Tengo and yoga with the Vaselines. Don’tcha know.
BOATY WEEKENDER Diary – Day 3. Sardinia, Sunstroke and Syndromes (and more BUZZCOCKS)
Day 3 of the Boaty Weekender finds us getting heatstroke in Sardinia and partying again with the Buzzcocks, Yo La Tengo and listening to Belle and Sebastian from our balcony.
AMANDA PALMER: There Will Be No Intermission (and The Art of Grieving)
Please silent your electronic devices, this show is going to get deep and dark and meaningful. And surprisingly, Amanda Palmer’s “There Will Be No Intermission” tour is exactly what we need during these troubled times.