The Supersized SUPER FURRY ANIMALS (and DEAD MEADOW) Gallery and Revue
The Man Don’t Give a Fuck, but this woman did. Celebrating the return of Welsh wondermen The Super Furry Animals, supported by Washington, DC’s Dead Meadow, on February 4 at the Imperial in Vancouver.
BSR Does SXSW 2014: my bands to see
Can’t call myself a music writer without going down to get some free Doritos or something at SXSW at least once in my lifetime. Here’s what I’m hoping/planning/praying to see when I’m in Austin, Texas next week for the biggest music festival in the world.
The Backstage Avatar: PETE FOWLER’s recent arwork is…ME
Introducing you (again) to Pete Fowler and one of his latest works – it’s me. Meet the new Backstage Avatar, done by one of the UK coolest and most respected illustrators.
GRUFF RHYS: Super Funny Animal
Super Furry Animals’ Gruff Rhys brought his deadpan and wholly charming narrative (and props!) to the Biltmore Cabaret in Vancouver on June 4. Before popping backstage to chat with him, I grinned like a loon. Check the review and gallery of this brilliant show.
Rockhands of the Year: Mark Atomos Pilon’s MALOIK (with bonus Pete Fowler!)
Check out the most amazing rockhand, Maloik, by artist Mark Atomos Pilon. Inspired by and drawn for the BackstageRider’s very own Devil’s Horn Corner: the Rockhands Gallery, this is some seriously sexy piece of art. And if you fancy it, you can also read about my fascination with funky and rocktacular artists.