Sideshow by the Seashore: LUNA play Penthouse live in Vancouver
25 years on from the release of Penthouse, the effortlessly cool LUNA returns to Vancouver to play us through the 1990s, one more time.
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.
Goin Down: Photos of DINOSAUR JR. loud and live in Vancouver
Lots of hair and loudness and photos from Dinosaur Jr.’s latest trip into Vancouver at the Commodore Ballroom on October 24.
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.
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!
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.
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?
Photo/Review: Is this the in place to be? Yes, yes it is. THE SPECIALS return for their 40th Anniversary Encore.
Sleep all day. It’s the only way. I’m a parasite. I creep about at night…at The Specials live in Vancouver for the Encore tour and 40th Anniversary at the Commodore Ballroom on May 22.