Our lists go right to 11, so here are my Top 11 Things I Learned from This Year’s Roskilde Festival in Denmark. Photos and stories from our Friday, July 7 day at one of Europe’s top music festivals.
Tripping gothily down memory lane with Kevin Haskins, Daniel Ash of Bauhaus, Tones on Tail and Love & Rockets, as they return in their new guise as Poptone.
Photos and review of Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s two concerts in Boston, Massachusetts and Vancouver, British Columbia.
All hail the return of Amanda Palmer’s NinjaTED variety show to the Vogue Theatre on April 11, 2018. Read the account of the event, and enjoy the enormous photo gallery.
Praise Jesus, Nils Frahm delivered a remarkable, committed and warm performance on Easter Sunday at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver on April 1. Read a gushing review, and peep the pictures.
Two views of two days – thoughts on a Tune-Yards gig held Tuesday, February 27 at the Commodore Ballroom, and a Superchunk gig held Wednesday, February 28 at the Rickshaw Tavern.
At first, I didn’t think I could find 11 albums I truly, truly LOVED this year. It felt sparse this year. But then again, I didn’t really look. My health took a stubborn turn over the year, and I had to bail out of a lot of things that would have made me happy –…
Apologies to Dr. Seuss but “it started in low. Then it started to grow.” Mogwai live at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom on November 25th began benignly then grew into a Cerberus of layered guitars, chugging drums and thrumming bass. But Stuart Braithwaite, Dominic Aitchison and Barry Burns took to the stage without thunder, flanked by multi-instrumentalist…
Fall Round Up: PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING in Seattle, INVSN, HAR MAR SUPERSTAR & AFGHAN WHIGS. (Including special mentions of Depeche Mode, Billy Bragg and Steve Earle)
Fall foliage and great gigs. Here’s a round up of the best shows of September and October, starirng Public Service Broadcasting in Seattle, and Billy Bragg, Steve Earle, Depeche Mode, INVSN and the Afghan Whigs.