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Post thumbnail of PHOTO GALLERY: Trentemøller kicks off North American tour
16 April 2011

PHOTO GALLERY: Trentemøller kicks off North American tour

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Superstar DJ Trentemøller from Denmark launched himself, his band, and a theremin player on the giddy, gleeful, dancin’ Vancouver fans this week as prep for his new tour. And it was blinding.

Post thumbnail of Total Strife, Forever? FOALS’ “Mental, Moral & Musical Meltdown” in Vancouver
11 April 2011

Total Strife, Forever? FOALS’ “Mental, Moral & Musical Meltdown” in Vancouver

Stagediving, amp-climbing, mic-destroying, stage-demolishing, spit-hocking….The Foals ripped themselves and Vancouver a new one in a feral live show at the Commodore Ballroom. Read on, then jaw drop. There’s even video. And a reply from lead singer Yannis Philippakis.

Post thumbnail of Got a problem? Ask Bob (from PAVEMENT) and Mike (DOUGHTY)!
7 April 2011

Got a problem? Ask Bob (from PAVEMENT) and Mike (DOUGHTY)!

Indie rock emergency? Hipster crisis? Relationship problem? General concern about a rash? Don’t know what to make for dinner? ASK BOB NASTANOVICH FROM PAVEMENT AND MIKE DOUGHTY! Submit your questions NOW. You have one week

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7 April 2011

SeBADoh – European/UK Tour Dates

Dates in Europe the UK (including LONDON and Euro festivals) have been announced for our mighty heroes, SEBADOH! As dates are confirmed they will be added here.

Post thumbnail of Esben & The Witch, Wye Oak, Telekinesis, Braids, Toro Y Moi and Ron Sexsmith – Last Week in Rock
3 April 2011

Esben & The Witch, Wye Oak, Telekinesis, Braids, Toro Y Moi and Ron Sexsmith – Last Week in Rock

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Esben & The Witch had brunch, Wye Oak blew minds, Telekinesis wrapped up a tour, Braids needed a hug, Toro Y Moi made the kids groove and Ron Sexsmith bailed on my chicken fajitas. Such was the week in rock for the BackstageRider in Vancouver.

Post thumbnail of Gallery/Review: (Lots of) MEN – JD Samson’s Eclectic Boogaloo
24 March 2011

Gallery/Review: (Lots of) MEN – JD Samson’s Eclectic Boogaloo

MEN were in town and between chattin’ with JD Samson, casting a beady eye on the locals grrls gathered and wiggling her butt, the BackstageRider took about 18,000 photos. Here’s 18 of ’em, with some sentences too!

Post thumbnail of SXSW Up Close by Kris Krüg: Wild Flag, Jack White, Diamond Rings, Buck65, Astronautalis Ron Sexsmith + More Awesome
19 March 2011

SXSW Up Close by Kris Krüg: Wild Flag, Jack White, Diamond Rings, Buck65, Astronautalis Ron Sexsmith + More Awesome

Living through the eyes of photog Kris Krüg, here’s a round up of my fave INTIMATE pics of bands down South By Southwest 2011, including Wild Flag, Foo Fighters, Jack White, Buck 65, Fitz & the Tantrums, Jenn Grant, Diamond Rings, Hunter Valentine, The Greenhornes and The Naked and Famous. Ummm, amazing?

Post thumbnail of Rockhands: The SXSW Edition (Starring Yuck, Black Angels, Steve Wynn, Esben & The Witch + more!)
16 March 2011

Rockhands: The SXSW Edition (Starring Yuck, Black Angels, Steve Wynn, Esben & The Witch + more!)

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While the BackstageRider can’t be at SXSW in person, she has deployed a small army to track down the greatest in indierockhands. Featuring Yuck! The Head and the Heart! Young Evils! Black Angels! John Vanderslice! Esben & The Witch! Steve Wynn and the Miracle 3! GroupLove! Sleepy Vikings! They’re here.

Post thumbnail of FOO FIGHTERS live at SXSW 2011: Pics by Kris Krüg
16 March 2011

FOO FIGHTERS live at SXSW 2011: Pics by Kris Krüg

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Hey! Foo Fighters tore the roof off of Stubb’s in Austin, Texas for SXSW last night! Friend to BackstageRider and photog extraspecial Kris Krüg was there with all the shots. Peep ’em. They’re rocktacular!

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