Viewing Category : Alternative to the Mainstream

Post thumbnail of FONTAINES D.C….but I’m gonna be BIG
25 September 2019

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.

Post thumbnail of THE BOATY WEEKENDER – cruising to Sardinia with BELLE AND SEBASTIAN, TEENAGE FANCLUB, MOGWAI, BUZZCOCKS, DJANGO DJANGO and more
8 September 2019

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!

Post thumbnail of BOATY WEEKENDER Diary – Day 2. Somewhere in the middle of the Balearic Sea
8 September 2019

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.

Post thumbnail of BOATY WEEKENDER Diary – Day 3. Sardinia, Sunstroke and Syndromes (and more BUZZCOCKS)
8 September 2019

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.

Post thumbnail of BOATY WEEKENDER Diary – Days 4 & 5. Déjà vu all over again, and sad goodbyes
8 September 2019

BOATY WEEKENDER Diary – Days 4 & 5. Déjà vu all over again, and sad goodbyes

Day 4 and 5 of the Boaty Weekender, in which we maniacally try to see everyone we’ve missed, and all the same bands all over again: Japanese Breakfast, Wojtek the Bear, Campfire Social, HINDS, plus Belle and Sebastian, Yo La Tengo and Mogwai once more.

Post thumbnail of AMANDA PALMER: There Will Be No Intermission (and The Art of Grieving)
10 June 2019

AMANDA PALMER: There Will Be No Intermission (and The Art of Grieving)

Comments Off on 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.

Post thumbnail of I Needed Sunshine: SEBADOH return to form (and to Vancouver) Photos/Review
2 June 2019

I Needed Sunshine: SEBADOH return to form (and to Vancouver) Photos/Review

Comments Off on I Needed Sunshine: SEBADOH return to form (and to Vancouver) Photos/Review

Beloved lo-fi kings – and my very good friends – Sebadoh returned to Vancouver after 1,825 days. But who’s counting? I was, I was counting. It’s been 5 years since they’ve played live here so let’s see what’s what, shall we?

Post thumbnail of Everything is (not) falling apart: TEENAGE FANCLUB live
4 March 2019

Everything is (not) falling apart: TEENAGE FANCLUB live

Comments Off on Everything is (not) falling apart: TEENAGE FANCLUB live

Not even laryngitis can wipe the smile off of Norman Blake’s face and thank all the gods for that. Here’s a look at Teenage Fanclub’s Vancouver show at the Commodore Ballroom on February 21.

Post thumbnail of Quiet and Peace with ÓLAFUR ARNALDS live in Vancouver
10 February 2019

Quiet and Peace with ÓLAFUR ARNALDS live in Vancouver

Comments Off on Quiet and Peace with ÓLAFUR ARNALDS live in Vancouver

Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom is not a seated venue. But it was on January 28th, the night of not one but two live shows in a single night. After all, you’d want to sit down for an Ólafur Arnalds performance (unless it was for his dancey duo side-hustle, Kiasmos). You’d want to get …

 Page 1 of 29  1  2  3  4  5 » ...  Last » 
-->