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Ian William Craig

On The Brink

“I’ve always felt like you should be able to walk into your favourite music, like it’s a place in which you can exist.”

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Spruce Trap

I will start by saying this: At a show in a venue as grand as Christ Church Cathedral, it is nearly impossible not to use…

Under Review

Ian William Craig

Cradle For The Wanting, Ian William Craig’s second release on Recital, is the musical equivalent of several Jackson Pollock paintings layered on top of one…

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C.Diab

In some respects, describing No Perfect Wave in words is a similarly frustrating experience to penning a musical score to describe a poem — while…

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Ian William Craig

Nearly five years ago, I had the pleasure of attending Ian William Craig’s performance “Because it Speaks of Nothing Speaking Everywhere” as part of the…

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Vague

In the absence of performance, recorded music takes on an air of effortlessness. Yet no sound is independent of a source. In reality, the way…

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Ian William Craig

Vague Records, a newly founded Vancouver-based label, is focused on distributing a variety of works from the city’s experimental music community. The first three releases…

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Ian William Craig

Ian William Craig is not your traditional musician. Blending analog synthesizers, operatic singing, and years of artistic experience through a series of hand-made tape echoes…

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Hierarchies

Ask me two months ago, and I would have told you the drone scene in Vancouver was nearly non-existent. Fast forward to an early Saturday…