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Tidal ~ Signal II

When I walked into Tidal ~ Signal II at the VAL Villa, Vancouver Art and Leisure’s fantastic Railtown venue, it felt dark and spacious. Having…

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Devours Tape Release

Showing up to the Astoria early and alone, here was no one there to hide behind. The crowd that would later arrive hadn’t yet, but…

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Fox Hole Comedy

First and foremost, congratulations to hosts of Fox Hole Comedy, Jackie Hoffart and Robyn Pekar on their recent nuptials. That aside, Fox Hole Comedy is…

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Radiator Hospital

There are bands that you could take home to meet your mother. I can imagine it now: Radiator Hospital, alimony and Tim The Mute would…

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King Krule

I entered the Vogue Theatre to a saxophone solo: a fair introduction to the complicated post jazz group, Standing on the Corner. Informed by improvisational…