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23 October 2013

My 54-40 Story – their 50th Commodore Ballroom show, and a life traced and tattooed

How I traced my life by the outline of my tattoo: here is my 54-40 story on the occasion of their 50th show at Vancouver’s venerable Commodore Ballroom.

Post thumbnail of SWERVEDRIVER play RAISE in its entirety in Sydney, Australia (Review/Photos)
12 October 2013

SWERVEDRIVER play RAISE in its entirety in Sydney, Australia (Review/Photos)

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Look up from your laces. Do you remember shoegaze? Swervedriver? They’re back and playing 1991 debut full-lengther RAISE in its entirety. Here’s the review/photos of their Sept. 27 show at the Metro in Sydney.

Post thumbnail of INTERVIEW: Actor ADAM GOLDBERG on his musical project THE GOLDBERG SISTERS…and other stuff
26 August 2013

INTERVIEW: Actor ADAM GOLDBERG on his musical project THE GOLDBERG SISTERS…and other stuff

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An in-depth discussion with actor Adam Goldberg on the subject of his musical thing The Goldberg Sisters’ new album “Stranger’s Morning”, music he can’t live without and various other rad topics.

Post thumbnail of Top 10 #MTLMoments: Music in Montreal including KID KOALA, THE NATIONAL doc, KISS, SEXY SUSHI, DEAR DENIZEN, PIKNIC ELÉCTRONIK and more
15 August 2013

Top 10 #MTLMoments: Music in Montreal including KID KOALA, THE NATIONAL doc, KISS, SEXY SUSHI, DEAR DENIZEN, PIKNIC ELÉCTRONIK and more

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Got sent to Montreal for three weeks to discover its music scene. Did we discover it? I’d say so. Here’s my Top 10 #MTLMoments including Kid Koala, Sexy Sushi, Osheaga, KISS and more.

Post thumbnail of OSHEAGA Day 3: NEW ORDER, HOT CHIP, FATHER JOHN MISTY, ICONA POP, JESSIE WARE, HOLY GHOST #mtlmoments
14 August 2013

OSHEAGA Day 3: NEW ORDER, HOT CHIP, FATHER JOHN MISTY, ICONA POP, JESSIE WARE, HOLY GHOST #mtlmoments

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Day 3 at Osheaga Festival in Montreal included New Order, Hot Chip, Father John Misty, Holy Ghost!, Jessie Ware and, umm, Icona Pop.

Post thumbnail of OSHEAGA Day 2: BECK, BOB MOULD, BREEDERS, TRICKY, STARS, GROENLAND, HUMANS #mtlmoments
13 August 2013

OSHEAGA Day 2: BECK, BOB MOULD, BREEDERS, TRICKY, STARS, GROENLAND, HUMANS #mtlmoments

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Day 2 of Osheaga brought with in a mix of sun and drizzle, plus Beck, Bob Mould, Tricky, Breeders, Stars, Groenland, Humans and a side cast of…err…others.

Post thumbnail of OSHEAGA Day 1: THE CURE, VAMPIRE WEEKEND, PHOENIX, DAUGHTER, GUARDS, ALT-J, PALMA VIOLETS, HEAD & THE HEART, MAJICAL CLOUDZ #mtlmoments
12 August 2013

OSHEAGA Day 1: THE CURE, VAMPIRE WEEKEND, PHOENIX, DAUGHTER, GUARDS, ALT-J, PALMA VIOLETS, HEAD & THE HEART, MAJICAL CLOUDZ #mtlmoments

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Day 1 of Montreal’s enormous Osheaga festival with Majical Cloudz, Guards, The Head & the Heart, Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, Alt-J, Daughter and The Cure. Here’s pics.

Post thumbnail of Hanging out with…The Hottest Brand in the World, KISS!
18 July 2013

Hanging out with…The Hottest Brand in the World, KISS!

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KISS spent a few days in BC recently and I was there to witness the 8-foot-tall glory that is four old guys in ridiculous makeup and outfits, doing good and rockin’ out.

Post thumbnail of BSR Live Round Up: BLACK ANGELS, FOALS, PARQUET COURTS, MOON HOOCH, THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS and UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA in photos and words
7 July 2013

BSR Live Round Up: BLACK ANGELS, FOALS, PARQUET COURTS, MOON HOOCH, THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS and UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA in photos and words

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A mammoth photo diary of the last handful of gigs in Vancouver, including Black Angels, Foals, They Might Be Giants and Moon Hooch, Parquet Courts and Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Read it and eep!

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