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Peach Pit

It was a truly Vancouver variety pack at Peach Pit’s Being So Normal album release show. The carefully assorted line-up offered fun for the whole…

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Douse

From floor to ceiling, every surface of Stylus Records was cluttered with some arcane artifact, rock poster, or handmade chair. I began the night standing…

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Kingfisher Bluez

“No one’s ever going to name their label Kingfisher Bluez, are they? Except for me, I guess. I don’t know any better,” says Tim Clapp,…

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Tim the Mute

The man behind the scrappy twee punk project Tim the Mute, is Tim Clapp, and he can only be described as someone operating on another…

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Ok Vancouver OK

The multi-faceted local group Ok Vancouver Ok is back with their ninth full-length release, Influences. Instrumentally, the album borrows sounds from bands that have inspired…

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Dada Plan

For its dazzling musical composition and its lyrical brilliance, Dada Plan’s A Dada Plan is Free could certainly be considered a masterpiece of contemporary art…

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Skinny Kids

There is much to like about Skinny Kids’ new EP, Strangers. From its nostalgic hat tip to ‘60s psychedelia to the Marc Bolan-esque drawl of…