Award-winning author Derrick C Brown and indie legend, Afghan Whig and Twilight Singer Greg Dulli went on tour. There were a ton of really amazing moments, and I’d like to tell you all about them. Check out the story and gallery, if you will.
The Young Fathers are the best live band you’ve never seen. I’ve been talking about them for a year, what’s your excuse? Discover this phenomenal Scottish three-piece now via this exclusive BackstageRider photoshoot.
Amanda Fucking Palmer brought her #NinjaTED cavalcade of amazingness once again to Vancouver on February 17 at the Vogue Theatre. It was, as you’d expect, chaotic and truly wonderful. See the huge gallery of photos here.
The Man Don’t Give a Fuck, but this woman did. Celebrating the return of Welsh wondermen The Super Furry Animals, supported by Washington, DC’s Dead Meadow, on February 4 at the Imperial in Vancouver.
More words on the subject of the only musical legend who ever mattered in my life, David Bowie.
Watch New YEASAYER video “I Am Chemistry” – new album en route, and collab with Canadian artist David Altmejd
In which I rave about the new Yeasayer song and video “I am Chemistry”, refer briefly to their upcoming new album “Amen & Goodbye” and wax poetically about the merits of creative sensory experiences.
UK percussive powerhouses Django Django kicked off their North American tour on October 19 and finally made a stop in Vancouver. And it was a party, and it was a dance.
Consistent, reliable Alt-J played into the open air at Champion’s Square in New Orleans, Louisiana. On one of the first night of my #BSRNoLa holiday, I took my camera into the pit to yet again see the band that I’ve enjoyed in five cities and three countries.
The Jam and The Style Council’s Modfather Paul Weller popped his head round the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver on September 29th after 22 years to bring a director’s cut long set to the masses. Here are photos and words!