SUUNS and HOLY FUCK at LEVITATION Vancouver 2016
The sound of a slow-moving panic attack followed by the sound of boxes and wires all exploding in an excitable fashion. Such was SUUNS and HOLY FUCK live at the Rickshaw Theatre in Vancouver on June 17.
And so say all of us: YEASAYER so good in black and white
It’s been six years since I started writing about Yeasayer. It’s been five years since I made a very tired Yeasayer sit up against a wall in the Commodore Ballroom to pose for our photoshoot, looking more miserable than they are in real life, because in real life outside of photos, they’re lovely chaps. It’s been […]
Chains and charisma: portraits of SAVAGES and Jehnny Beth
On a planet overrun with beige singers, and corduroy bands, Savages are here to remind you that the fire? She still burns. Here’s portraits of Jehnny Beth and Savages live in Vancouver on May 27 at the Imperial.
In photos: VIOLENT FEMMES love love love love live in Vancouver
Photos and an ode to bands who feel like friends in this review of the Violent Femmes live at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom on May 15.
Round Up: THE PACK A.D., YUCK and WINTERSLEEP live
Reminiscin’ about where the music and shows of The Pack A.D., Yuck and Wintersleep have played in my life. All of whom I’ve caught over the last coupla months, while dealing with some ongoing health issues.
All The Moments of An Evening with GREG DULLI and DERRICK C BROWN
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.
Scotland’s YOUNG FATHERS are the band you need to know – the exclusive BSR photo shoot
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.
Photos: JUNIOR BOYS kick off North American tour in Vancouver
Photos of a good band doing a lacklustre performance. Here are the Junior Boys, live at the Imperial in Vancouver on March 10.
Photo Gallery: AMANDA PALMER’s 3rd Annual #NinjaTED Show. Featuring….everyone
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.