A St. Patrick’s Day Hip Hop party full of shamrocks and shenanigans featuring CiTR and the city’s best spinners: DJ Brad Winter Jubes (Jules Andre…

Elements Magazine

DJs Jay Swing and Flipout are serious about their hip-hop. Talking to Discorder over sushi one afternoon, Jay tells me about driving down Robson street…

Mother Mother

The Stand When your album is one of the most anticipated releases on the indie rock calendar, you can afford to take a few risks…

Dirty Beaches

Lord Knows Best Having just played a raucous show in Beijing, and getting ready for another in Shanghai, one-man show Alex Zhang Hungtai, A.K.A. Dirty…


Lammicken Raphaelle Standell-Preston, the singer/guitarist for Montreal-based electronic art rockers Braids, is a real charmer. Caught on her cell phone at a tour stop in…


Considering the recent release of their self-titled debut seven-inch on the venerable metal imprint Southern Lord Records (Black Breath, Wolves In The Throne Room, Sunn…

Drip Audio

In a world ultimately too accustomed to illegal downloading and cyber sharing, it shouldn’t be difficult to imagine how hard it is to maintain a…

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Hardcore Will Never Die But You Will

In Media Res

It Was Warm and Sunny When We First Set Out

Bright Eyes

The People’s Key (Saddle Creek)


Real Live Action

Black Milk

with MURS & Whole Wheat Bread, February 24 @ Fortune Sound Club

Smith Westerns

w/ Unknown Mortal Orchestra & Sun Wizard

Black Wizard

with Wildildlife, February 18th @ Zoo Zhop


w/ Dream Date & Indian Wars

Das Racist

w/ Hot Sex and High Finance & the Winnie Cooper DJs


w/ Animal Bodies


w/ Air Waves