Soft Spots: Re-shaping Space with Softieshan

“I have the ability to shape spaces by the music that I play or by just being a black woman taking up space in a venue that is predominantly non-black. Making space is fucking showing up!”

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Reef Shark

Vancouver post-garage pop group, Reef Shark, released their latest EP World in Space on Big Smoke this summer. Differing from their first two albums, World…

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Peach Pit

It was a truly Vancouver variety pack at Peach Pit’s Being So Normal album release show. The carefully assorted line-up offered fun for the whole…

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Art Rock? no. 22

Sheltered by the dungeon like walls of the Astoria Pub, a night of experience approached me. The 22nd art rock? event, coincidentally scheduled on the…

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An early show time often calls for a smaller crowd, and as the first bands set up at the Fox Cabaret, it seemed as though…