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The Queen show deserved a whipping

You force the music section to disable the Straight.com comments section, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and tickets to two Live Nation club shows of your choice. Here’s this week’s winning whine.

Payback Time, stop drinking the Kool-Aid

You force the music section to listen to the Firm and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

Paul Simon/Sting review required some tantric note taking

You force the music section to choose between Eddie Lack and Jacob Markström and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

"Why are you covering X? You should be covering Y!"

You give McDonald’s gift certificates to the music section for Christmas, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

What the hell happened to rock ’n’ roll?

You slip the music section a hot shot of china white, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whine.

Longtime reader gives perennial grievence between naps

You force the music section to write out all 400 pages of Hammer of the Gods: The Led Zeppelin Saga by hand, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

Royal mistake for leaving out the Prince concert review

You force the music section to sit through all 98 minutes of Under the Cherry Moon, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

Outraged Payback Time reader demands to be spoon-fed

You force the music section to wave a pride flag at a Michelle Shocked concert, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

Death Grips fan gripes about lack of love for crappy band

You regift the music section with your unwanted copy of No Love/Deep Web, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whine.

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