In Photos: The DANDY WARHOLS bring Distortland to Vancouver
The Dandy Warhols kicked off their Distortland tour north of their border at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom on December 6. Here are teh photos to prove it.
Top 11 Videos by Musican/Filmmaker ADAM HARDING: DUMB NUMBERS leader shares the stories behind clips for SEBADOH, WARPAINT, SWERVEDRIVER, BEST COAST plus NEW! LOU BARLOW and more
Bet you didn’t know that there’s one guy behind some of indie rock’s coolest videos of Warpaint, Sebadoh, Best Coast, Lou Barlow and Swervedriver. Here’s the Top 11 favourite videos made by Adam Harding, filmmaker, and leader of the band Dumb Numbers.
Remembering the 90s: 20 Years of I MOTHER EARTH and Scenery and Fish
A nearly forgotten part of my 90s life was dedicated to bands like I Mother Earth. Back in October, the band launched its 20th Anniversary tour to celebrate its second album Scenery and Fish. These are the photos, and my IME story, from their October 14 gig in YVR.
Coming Back to Dependable, Epic DINOSAUR JR
You can depend on Dinosaur Jr to bleed your ears out in a great way, but you can’t expect every show to be locked in, tight. September 30 at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver was once such. Good to see old friends again.
First-night nerves and new wave with PREOCCUPATIONS
Photos and review of the band formerly known as…meh, doesn’t matter anymore. Preoccupations are back with a new album and a long tour ahead of them. Here are photos and a review of the band’s first night, on September 28 at the Rickshaw Theatre.
Classic: ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN in photos
Echo & The Bunnymen returned to the live stage on September 24 at the Commodore Ballroom armed once again with cleverly twisted classics, thick accents, stiff hair and a plastic honey bear.
Two Steps, Twice: two nights of FOALS in Vancouver (Review & Gallery)
Foals wrapped their latest tour with two nights at a venue they have a long history with, the Commodore Ballroom. Here’s a review of Foals’ August 7 & 8 shows in Vancouver, with photos from night one.
Tragically Hip are saying goodbye forever. Here’s my story of the time I first said hello (plus a must-watch clip from July 24 show).
As the Tragically Hip embark on their last-ever tour, I reflect back on the importance of this Canadian institution, the notion of connection in music and how The Hip have framed so many of our histories.
Gallery: The World Needs More DEERHOOF
The world needs more Deerhoof. Via a review (of sorts) and a gallery of photos from their July 8 show in Vancouver at Fortune Sound Club, I’ll explain why.