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An Evening in Space

I sat back in the darkness, watching the night sky slowly rotate above me. With every other seat in the Planetarium at the H.R. MacMillan…

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Blocktreat

In the wood walled China Cloud, electronic cyberscapes mingled with warmer and more human sounds. It was the final stop on a tour that took…

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Inside Us

As the final round of applause filled the room, I couldn’t help but feel the blood coursing through my veins, hear the rush of air…

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Lief Hall (Video Release)

Stopping at the merch table on my way into the Grand Luxe Hall of the Western Front, I inspected Lief Hall’s latest cassette. An image…

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Still Life with Echo

I felt like I was wandering through an orchestra. Presented by Redshift Music Society and Ecstatic Waves — a charitable organization focused on bringing contemporary…

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Sarah Jane Scouten

Even though the show had yet to begin, the Fox Cabaret was packed from the door to the stage, with groups of all ages casually…

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Sick Boss

With each of its three members playing in an obscene number of musical projects, it’s a wonder Sick Boss even found the time to put…

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Kikagaku Moyo

How do you review a show when you were moshing for half of it? I’ll try to pull apart the experience from the torrents of…