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Vancouver scuzz-punk crew Nü Sensae used to maintain an insane performance schedule, but the band has announced a temporary hiatus. Reason being: drummer Daniel Pitout is moving...
As MGH!, Jason Sulyma has been playing the party circuit around town for over a decade, whether blasting a blend of punk and rap at an East Side warehouse, streaming out dance...
If you’re thinking the seven-year gap separating Gob’s 2007 LP Muertos Vivos from its sixth studio album, Apt. 13, is a little excessive, you’re right. The Fraser Valley–founded...
Though Ryan Hemsworth is enjoying a rare day off in his adopted home of Toronto when the Straight calls him up, the busy laptop musician admits to having felt less than relaxed at...
Considering she spent the spring grinding out a two-month tour of North America, you can forgive Courtneys drummer-singer Jen Twynn Payne if she wants to lie around the house for...
Pemberton Music Festival: Day 1 At Pemberton on Friday, July 18 Though the forecast earlier in the week warned of rain, the sun gods were good to Pemberton Music Festival for Day...
It may have taken six years for Young Liars to issue its first full-length, Tidal Wave, but late last month the group finally sent the album crashing into stores. It’s not like...
At the Commodore Ballroom on Thursday, June 26 The post-postmodern men of Devo have been pointing out society’s regression for 40 years now, a point magnified early on with their...
At Rogers Arena on Thursday, June 19 Michael Bublé already seems like the kind of guy that makes every moment on stage count, but it was pretty clear at a packed Rogers Arena on...
Music WasteAt various Vancouver venues on Friday, June 6 It would be unfair to call the Thursday night opener of Music Waste a soft-launch, having featured eight bands spread out...

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