Ben McGinnis

Ben McGinnis just wants to get better at being a stand-up comedian. Self-described as a “diminutive white nerd,” his clean, observational style lands onstage with…

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Even though the over-hyped and somewhat warmed-over hipster heroine Grimes was needling away across town to a sold out Commodore mob, Faust still managed to…

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How To Dress Well

The air of anticipation before How To Dress Well’s Vancouver performance was thick. Though Tom Krell — the man behind the R&B project — is…

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Music Waste 2012

The term “music wasted” comes to mean a lot of things over the course of a four-day music festival: physically exhausted, mentally fatigued, deaf, drunk,…

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Keep Shelly in Athens

Keep Shelly In Athens- Fokionos Negri Street The Waldorf’s inter-room eclecticism tends to be a great backdrop for just about any event I’ve attended there….

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Jacuzzi Boys

Jacuzzi Boys- Automatic Jail Interminably at the crux of cool, the Waldorf was whirling with partisans and party-goers for this night of garage rock nostalgia.

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There were a few times in the thick of the overworked and sweaty dance floor, amidst a sea of plaid, pogoing, mostly-male bodies, that one…