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Piers Morgan told Lindsey Stirling that her playing sounded, at times, “like a bunch of rats being strangled”. Sharon Osbourne said that Stirling needed to start a band, with a...
What’s in Your Fridge is where the Straight asks interesting Vancouverites about their life-changing concerts, favourite albums, and, most importantly, what’s sitting beside the...
Watch Neko Case and Kelly Hogan take aim and fire at the fantasies of the future beloved of sci-fi and comic-book fanboys in their new video, "These Aren't the Droids". The two...
At the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Thursday, July 3 You know you’re in for something a little different than the average concert experience when, upon entering the theatre, an...
When you name your band Fuck Buttons and specialize in a style of music that has been described as “noisegaze” and “brutish electronica”, you don’t do so with the goal of having...
You could say Orijit Sen thinks small, but on a massive scale. When the Virasat-e-Khalsa museum in Punjab, India, commissioned a mural from the New Delhi–based artist, he...
When Chelsea Wolfe signed on to tour as the opening act for alt-nation veterans Eels, she probably didn’t know that she was getting a ringside seat for the comeback of a onetime...
If there’s one word that characterizes Lily and Madeleine Jurkiewicz, it’s ingenuous. It’s not that the Indianapolis-based sisters, who perform as Lily & Madeleine, are naive...
Veteran jazz vocalist "Little" Jimmy Scott has died at his home in Las Vegas. He was 88. The cause of his death has not been released. James Victor Scott was born in Cleveland,...
When it’s suggested that the music of his band, Spirit Animal, doesn’t fit neatly into any current rock ’n’ roll trends, Steve Cooper doesn’t deny it. Reached somewhere on the...

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