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Music Waste Fest Part 1

Setting an exciting DIY, local, and generally good vibed precedent for the rest of the festival, day one of Music Waste at Fortune Sound Club…

Under Review

genderdog

Don’t worry if listening to genderdog’s neurosis party leaves you feeling a bit confused. It’s supposed to. “genderdog likes to hide under the bed and…

Under Review

Woolworm

The ‘90s grunge movement is one of the most addictive scenes to have come out of the last decades. The sweet sounds of a screeching…

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Freak Heat Waves

The Future that Already Happened

Everyone loves Hockey Dads. Find out why you should too.

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Genderdog

At the magical hour of 5 p.m., on the corner of Hastings and Renfrew, it didn’t take me long to recognize the trio I had…

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Editor's Note

Lucky you, Rob and I are back as co-Editors-in-Chief! Again the two of us fill up the magazine’s masthead, as EIC, Under Review editor, and…

Under Review

Freak Heat Waves

The first time I stumbled across Victoria’s Freak Heat Waves, I was browsing through the “suggested” section of Red Cat Records. The flashy album artwork…

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Homegrown Labels

“It’s exciting being on the ground floor of something. I put out White Lung’s first record when they were playing in basements of East Vancouver,…

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The Courtneys

The Courtneys – S/T by The Courtneys   The Courtneys meet Sonic Youth and the Go-Go’s halfway, which sounds a lot more questionable than it…

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The Courtneys

With Spice Girls stickers pasted decoratively on mirrors, ‘90s reflections were mired in pop sensationalism. The decade shrieked for girl power and the response came…