Features

Night Mayors

In Praise Of Night

“How can you make good legislation if you don’t know what’s going on?”

columns

Let Them Eat Condos

This month, two bands share their perspectives on the impact of Vancouver’s changing skyline — MOSFETT mourns the loss of late night practicing at Renegade…

columns

Peanut Butter ‘N’ Jams

“We have strong opinions about everything!” Brenda Grunau wants to make this very clear, “otherwise it’d be boring!” Her radio other-half, Jordie Yow backs her…

Features

Announcement!

Thirty years of Discorder Magazine archived through UBC Library 

Vancouver, BC (February 24, 2015) – Indie music aficionados can now comb through a 30 year online archive of one of Vancouver’s longest running magazines, Discorder,…

Real Live Action

The New Pornographers

In 2000, my friend dragged me to see then-unknown band The New Pornographers in Winnipeg. I was captivated by Neko’s strident “Letter for an Occupant,”…

Features

Philanthropy

Close your eyes and imagine a philanthropist—a tucked in blouse, waist high skirt and immaculate lipstick, perhaps a lawyer who spends her life sitting on…

Features

SXSW

They say (CiTR’s music director Luke Meat says) that nothing is like your first time at South By Southwest. If bands are your addiction, then…

Real Live Action

Shindig Night #4

I go to Shindig for the heckling. The catcalls, the boos, the barrage of noise that host Ben Lai deflects from the stage with his…