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Mixed Gems

When I first looked at the Facebook event for Mixed Gems, and discovered that it went all the way from 8:30 PM to 1:00 AM,…

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jock tears

“Bad boys, the first full-length from Vancouver pop punk band jock tears, comes two years after their debut, sassy attitude, and delivers an even sassier punch.”

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Playing over the muffled stirring and chatter of the crowd, Mega Bog seemed out of place. The Commodore was too big, empty and uncaring for…

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Sheer Mag

BB put on an electric show. Their matching leopard print unitards were as coordinated as the stage antics sprinkled throughout their set. Bella, BB’s singer…

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Downtown Boys

I hadn’t spent time with two old friends of mine in months — we got caught up drinking a ten-dollar bottle of wine and laughing…

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Shindig Semi-Finals: Week #3

Jock Tears, Little Sprout, and Mirepoix took to the stage for the third semi-final round, and the second to last Shindig of the year. It…


Discorder Fundraiser

On April 23, Discorder Magazine hosted a fundraiser at the ANZA, featuring Frog Eyes, Weird Candle, The Backhomes, Malcolm Jack, Experience This, and DJs Guns…

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Jock Tears

Descending a set of wooden stairs, I was greeted with the graffitied walls and cosy atmosphere of the Matador. It was a small, intimate room…