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Gentle Party

Arriving at the show, I was met by a wall of swords. While it was far from a conventional venue, Academie Duello — Vancouver’s School…

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Rae Spoon & Carole Pope

If you’re anything like me, in simplest terms, you go to a concert to experience your favourite mildly loud music from your favourite artists as…

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clipping.

For context, clipping. are doing well. Beyond the trio’s acclaimed releases on Sub Pop, their varied fortunes are respectively a burgeoning PhD in music theory,…

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Pale Red

A girl walked through the glass doors of the Gate Red with difficulty, for it wasn’t indicated whether to push or pull. As she finally…

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WAVE Equation: Matmos

With tickets sold out, attendees seated on rows of chairs and sprawled on the floor, the Western Front’s mood was eclectic. Storied electronic artists, such…

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Thundercat

After dropping the single “Show You the Way” — a track that somehow remains cool while featuring both Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald — from…

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Selectors’ Presents:

On February 18, at Selectors’ Records, Vancouver based C. Diab and V. Vecker, and Seattle based Medina/Walsh filled the store with their ambient, textural, and…

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Cloud Nothings

The Biltmore Cabaret’s stage is no more than two feet tall, and at first I thought the venue would be too small for such a…

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Art D’Ecco

The idea of costume as a means to shed one skin and don another in order to connect with another person is no new thing…

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The Sunday Service

By 8:30pm on February 12, the Fox was completely at-capacity. The Sunday Service, the long-running weekly improv show, didn’t start until nine, but the dimly…