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Best of bands 2014: Dralms
Singer-guitarist-songwriter Christopher Smith started working with drummer Shaunn Watt, keyboardist Will Kendrick, and bassist Peter Carruthers when he was looking for someone to...
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Best of bands 2014: Kōban
Had Kōban issued its black-as-night VIDE EP in the U.K. back in the ’80s, singer-bassist Brittany Westgarth and guitarist-vocalist Samuel Buss would’ve been legendary, card-...
Reunited Latryx did a lot of growing between LPs
As Lateef the Truthspeaker tells it, his Latyrx reunion with fellow Bay Area rap veteran Lyrics Born was foretold by the stars themselves. “I think the moon and the sun were in...
Instrument retailer Exile opens its doors on Main Street
Turns out there’s a new Exile on Main Street. Situated at 3730 Main, instrument retailer Exile recently opened its doors, though shop plans had been in the works for a couple of...
Koban's VIDE is perfect for darkening days
KobanVIDE (Weyrd Son) With the dog days of summer over and the fall monsoons on the horizon, the tinted postpunk on Vancouver duo Koban’s new VIDE EP might just help you...
B-Lines make unhinged, hopeless hardcore on Opening Band
B-LinesOpening Band (Hockey Dad) It’d be presumptuous, given the years that the group has spent headlining shows around town, to say the title track of B-Lines’ Opening Band is...
Spell's Full Moon Sessions a timely arrival
SpellFull Moon Sessions (Hard and Heavy) With this being the year of the super moon, the arrival of Spell’s Full Moon Sessions seems rather timely. Sonically, it’s a different...
Nü Sensae goes on hiatus, Daniel Pitout goes to England
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...
MGH! envisions 303 Columbia as a community hub
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...
Gob strikes back with a more expansive sound
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...
Winners and losers in the B.C. teachers' strike
Sex workers in Canada: 17 interesting facts from a new report
Elias Ishak: Compulsory schooling destroys our humanity
Your horoscope from September 18 to 24, 2014
Gwynne Dyer: Scotland stays
More questions than answers in strike deal
So Dianne Watts is a Harper Conservative? That shouldn't come as a surprise
Vancouver candidates band together to siphon votes from Vision and NPA
Gregor Robertson skips debate sponsored by ex-NPA vice president Rob Macdonald's company
Beyond Vij’s: Meet the folks behind Vancouver’s other Indian restaurants
As parents rally for their kids' education, Christy Clark plans on spending billions on a new bridge
Brenda McNeill: Why are school administrators silent on B.C. teachers’ strike?
Teachers' strike, Christy Clark's popularity falls, and Election Act charges against two B.C. Liberals
Elton John and his killer band conquer Vancouver, with the help of a giant jellyfish
Elton John not thrilled by the Newt's review of his Vancouver show
Tentative agreement reached in B.C. teachers strike
Why do so many Vancouver firefighters make six figures? And other questions raised by city salaries
B.C. premier Christy Clark calls tentative six-year teachers’ deal a "game changer"
Gwynne Dyer: ISIS and the coalition of the unwilling
Cultural chauvinism poses economic risk for Canada
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