Twenty years on from first meeting and interviewing Steve Earle, and the hardcore troubardour is still telling great stories…and talking about jail. Of course.
Nova Scotia’s former Thrush Hermit wins friends, influences people and sings some tremendously amazing songs…with his dad.
What sort of New Year’s Resolutions would a big player of small rock have? Friend to the Backstage Rider and perpetual crush, Mike Doughty shares his hopes and aspirations for this year…in 11 bite-sized pieces.
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.
When you care enough to take pictures with whatever phone you’ve got on you. These are Rockberry photos. Some of the finest musical moments caught in crappy 1600×1200 pixel glory. Enter your passcode? Emergency call? No, I JUST WANT TO TAKE A BLOODY PHOTO!
Attention all indie record store clerks! Want to know what Lou Barlow got up to when he was last in Vancouver with Dinosaur Jr? Or see what really makes him a great big Sebadoh-songwriting softie? Read on.