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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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Art Rock? no. 22

Sheltered by the dungeon like walls of the Astoria Pub, a night of experience approached me. The 22nd art rock? event, coincidentally scheduled on the…

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Mount Eerie

Mount Eerie is the project of Phil Elverum. Last July, just two years after the birth of their daughter, he lost his wife, artist and…

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Stefana Fratila

The usually sparse atmosphere of Selectors’ Records was filled up by throngs of people, packed in tight. Mostly sitting cross-legged on the hard concrete floor,…

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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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Blind Tiger Comedy: Cruise

I feel strange reviewing this show for two reasons: First, I haven’t reviewed a comedy show before, so I’m already in over my head. Second,…

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South Country Fair #31

Folk photographer Luis Busca spent a July weekend at South Country Fair 2017, following in the wake of local folk royalty Gillian Moranz and her work…