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Downtown Boys

I hadn’t spent time with two old friends of mine in months — we got caught up drinking a ten-dollar bottle of wine and laughing…

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Tennyson

It’s not often that you get to be among the first to hear a whole score of brand new tracks being performed to the public…

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The Hero Show: SHERO SHOW 2

An existential amoeba, a voodoo infomercial and a healthy dose of necrophilia made their appearance in SHERO SHOW 2, an all female sketch comedy revue…

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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…