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Francesca Belcourt

They're Not Songs, They're Zongs

“That’s why I called it Zongs,” she says, “because I don’t really think about them as songs. They’re just something weirder than that to me.”

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Heroes of Shindig: Part I

You can smell it, hanging in the dry air: the subtle whiff of mothballs on vintage merino wool; the woodsy perfume of beard oil, wafting…

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Rec Centre

Alex Hudson's Monster of the Week

“Rather be restless / than barely have a heartbeat / waking up a monster / you know that it’s a good week.” Lyrics from Monster…

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Good for Grapes

There isn’t a formula for what makes a band great. Every so often, a group comes along with the right sounds, energy, and optimism to…

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Kyle Bottom

“I do stand-up, I work at my job, and I play League of Legends. That’s me in a nutshell,” says Kyle Bottom, quite bluntly. The…

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Rain City Recorders

Jesse Gander is undoubtedly one of Vancouver’s best independent recording engineers. He’s the kind of person who, despite the impressive resume that he’s built over…

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Fringe Bar

An actor, a musician, and a dancer walk into the Fringe Bar — the rest is unpredictable. Before you judge this article based solely on…

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Re-Explosion of the Music Festival

Summertime. It’s the season for sun burns, getting drunk outside and just-because temporary romances. For those with a few extra dollars in the bank and…