Heroes of Shindig: Part II

Welcome back to our second and final instalment of Heroes of Shindig. Have your toes finally thawed in your rain-soaked socks? Have your resolutions already…

If You Don’t Have Money, Get Money

“They can support major 40-year-old institutions like the Western Front, but they also have to provide the space for young students to start their own artist-run centres.”

Candela Farm

“I’ve got a trunk full of puzzles.” No, that’s not a freaky sex jam from East Van rockers Candela Farm’s new EP, DADF#AD. It’s just…

Heroes of Shindig: Part I

You can smell it, hanging in the dry air: the subtle whiff of mothballs on vintage merino wool; the woodsy perfume of beard oil, wafting…

Witch of the Waste

“What really worked is we all hate each other and have nothing in common. So we all just did our own thing, completely in a…

Rec Centre

Alex Hudson's Monster of the Week

“Rather be restless / than barely have a heartbeat / waking up a monster / you know that it’s a good week.” Lyrics from Monster…

Ben Lai

This September marked the 30th anniversary of Shindig, CiTR’s annual battle of the bands. Over the span of four months, 27 bands compete for one…

Under Review

Kim Gray

Backseat Bingo (Resurrection Records)


A Procession of Dreams (Emblem Records)


At Sunset We Sing (Self-Released)


Real Live Action

The Vaselines

with Loch Lomond
January 23 @ The Electric Owl

Andy Stott

with Kowton
January 23 @ The Fox Cabaret

Shindig Semifinal #1

The Dark Dials, Revered, Still Creek Murder
January 13 @ The Hindenburg

Shindig #9

w/ The Plodes, Purple Hearts Social Club, Raised On DJs


with Tough Age and B-Lines
November 22 @ Rickshaw Theatre

Is This A Joke?

with Dino Archie, Sunee Dhaliwal, Ivan Decker, and Graham Clark
November 19 @ Electric Owl

All Them Witches

with Outside Dog and Eric Campbell & The Dirt
November 9 @ The Cobalt

Lil B

with Dkay
November 11 @ Fortune Sound Club

Electric Youth

with Midnight Faces and Girlfriends & Boyfriends
November 8 @ The Biltmore Cabaret

Deltron 3030

with Kid Koala
November 4 @ Commodore Ballroom


with Low
November 3 @ Commodore Ballroom