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25 October 2010

She & Him…& Me & They

Here’s what Me thought of She & Him in Vancouver at the Orpheum on October 24. Plus some pics, per usual, by Me. For They. And You.

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18 October 2010

WIN a copy of “Rain Down My Favorite Songs” – Jónsi & Alex’s (Bonkers) Music Picks

WIN! WIN! WIN! Snap, crackle and jazz. Iceland’s perfect pixie Jónsi and partner Alex pick their favourite old scratchy tracks in “Rain Down My Favorite Songs”. We’ve got 10 copies to give away – all you have to do is leave a comment to enter.

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17 October 2010

Teenage Fanclub Live – “I Was a Teenage Fanny”

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Teenage Fanclub were in town. And despite my bronchitis and having seen 4 gigs in 5 nights, I kinda went all geeky, did some shots of Jager, got really excited and ended up backstage, briefly. Pics, and a tale.

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15 October 2010

The SUPERCHUNK-y Photo Gallery

Chapel Hill returned to Vancouver after a “what? 9 year? 11 year? Let’s just round it out and say 10 year” absence. It was those slack motherfuckers, Superchunk. Energy was great. Lights were harsh. Check the gallery. Superchunk at the Biltmore in Vancouver on October 13.

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2 October 2010

SeBADoh Bakesale Reissue + Tour Dates (Sort Of)

HOLY CRAP! The Gods have heard my prayers. SeBADoh are coming back out on tour to support the reissues of Bakesale and Harmacy in 2011. Here’s a few details.

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12 September 2010

A Day with Bob Nastanovich and Pavement

Yeah, so Pavement, reunited, were in town. So what’s the BackstageRider gonna do? Hang out with Bob Nastanovich, get goofy, rock out, go on the tour bus, talk hockey and crap with Malkmus, OF COURSE. Here’s the proof in photos, video, aftershow passes and Sausage Kitchen business cards.

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8 September 2010

Gallery/Review: PAVEMENT Live in Vancouver – Actually Amazing

Between drinking with Bob Nastanovich and talking hockey with Steve Malkmus, old interviews with Scott Kannberg, customs with Steve West and family with Mark Ibold, the Backstage Rider actually manages to catch reunited indie slackers Pavement play a two-hour set. AND IT IS REALLY GOOD. Peep the photos, they’re also REALLY GOOD.

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7 August 2010

Joanna Newsom and Robin Pecknold: The Story of the Faerie Princess and The Forest Gnome

Why write a concert review when you can draft a tale involving a faerie princess and a forest gnome? Presenting the BackstageRider’s take on Joanna Newsom and Robin Pecknold’s August 5th live show at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver.

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3 August 2010

O.N.E. Yeasayer Remix – Bass by Master Control

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Get your red-hot Yeasayer remix here! Bass by Master Control. Free for your ears. Or your eyes, if you’re so inclined!

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