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It’s Only Castles Burning

November was the cruelest month of 2016, between the results of the U.S. presidential election validating white supremacy, bigotry and rape culture in North America,…

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Strange Fascination

For me, what makes change so unsettling is not having to adapt to the new or mourn for what’s gone, but the way time itself…

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Weed

Back and Still Running

As the sun dips below the brick buildings of Gastown, I stand with Kevin Doherty, guitarist and founding member of Vancouver’s premiere ‘sludge-fuzz rock’ band…

Real Live Action

Weed

  To kick off their tour for the forthcoming Running Back LP, Weed lit up Zulu Records on February 5 with their signature muddy punk…

Real Live Action

Weed

On a Thursday night, a scene recognizable to generations of West Coast freaks — and perhaps to every fan of underground music ever – transpired at…

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Weed

“There’s a big step up in quality, it’s not as gritty … or as shitty.”

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Music Waste Wrap Up BBQ

On the afternoon of Sunday, June 10, Music Waste came to a queasy close. The weather outside the Waldorf Hotel was an unsettled mix of…

Under Review

Weed

Gun Control EP by Weed     Weed have shown significant growth in their sound on their latest EP Gun Control. This is Weed’s first…

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Weed

A year ago, interviewing Weed would have meant a one-on-one with Will Anderson and his tape deck, when the name was applied to his d.i.y….