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Dustin Bentall and Adaline were among the on-stage performers celebrating the premiere of the second Music Saves video at Venue on November 3. Both artists appear in the video,...
How much masturbation is appropriate for a married man? It seems like a fair question to put to Tim Kasher, whose inaugural solo record, The Game of Monogamy, is an unflinching...
Fine MistPublic Domain (Independent) This fascinating debut from Vancouver duo Fine Mist would have been received as a high-concept parody 10 years ago. In fact, back at the...
Questions may linger about the accuracy of the date, but Ache Records is celebrating its 10th birthday with a “super-sale” of its entire catalogue for $5 or less. Local...
It’s a mean, shallow, bitchy world out there, and people will talk. So when somebody like Chrissie Hynde teams up with a man half her age to record a whirlwind rock album about...
The world is separated into dreamers and doers, according to a book that Robbie Slade was browsing while he sat on the shitter recently. We only mention this detail because Slade...
Devin Townsend does an in-store performance today (October 7) at 2 p.m., but there are even bigger plans for Scrape Records’ birthday celebration. The never-say-die metal emporium...
First it was a rampaging punk and metal venue, then it went all lounge-y, then it started booking rock acts again. But as of last week, Pub 340 has cancelled live music altogether...
Every city needs a band that thinks rock ’n’ roll peaked in 1963 with the Kingsmen, and Thee Manipulators (singer-guitarist Mike Roche, guitarist Alex Angel, keyboardist Melissa...
Shiloh Lindsey’s album title says it all. Backed by Mike Flunkert (steel guitar), Scott Paulley (bass), and Kirk Douglas (drums), Western Violence and Brief Sensuality is...

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