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Leisure Club

When I had arrived at the Waldorf Hotel, I was unfashionably early. Too many months away from the East Van indie-rock scene made me forget…

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Venews

Challenging the worn out “No Fun City” moniker, Vancouver has seen a number of popular venues sprout up in 2014. The Fox Cabaret emerged from…

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Love Dancing

Downtown Vancouver offers a vast array of popular clubs, and spending a night at most of them usually involves unreasonable cover charges, bro-packed dance floors,…

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Next Music From Tokyo Vol. 4

Next Music From Tokyo, a tour that brings Japanese bands to Canada every year, is always the highlight of my musical year. The event, this…

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Jeremy Jay

The stage of the dark lit and carpeted basement of the Waldorf Hotel was first occupied by the Vancouver bred three-piece new wave/post-punk band Girlfriends…

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New Forms Festival: Day Three

Sun Araw- Harken Sawshine While partying into a Sunday in mid-September may not be everyone’s idea of “throwing in the towel on the whole summer…