The Straight presents this week's most talked-about music news with a healthy side of snark.
Ever wonder where someone was hiding out before they roared onto the scene out of nowhere?
His latest album was inspired by the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Sure, it’s hardly a staple genre on the radio—but electro swing has built a strong cult following fuelled by large-scale dancing events.
Following the principles of Burning Man, the event strives to create a safe space for people to express themselves, make friends, dance, and play.
Sure, you’re a regular at Red Cat and know where to find the “Y” artists in Zulu—but those record stores are only the tip of the iceberg in Vancouver.
A musical benefit for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, Foxmas will give you the chance to feel warm and glowy without the rum.
Few other musicians can say they got high with Puff Daddy in the desert at Burning Man, jammed for 70 minutes in an RV, and ended up with a first-class track.
One of the few venues in the city to offer a regular night with an all-female lineup, M.I.A. is leading the charge for equality in dance music across mainstream venues.
If a guy as famous as Yeezy needs help, nothing should stop you from asking.