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Forgetting for a second Alison Mosshart and the endless army of senior citizens driving late-model Oldsmobiles, Florida is famous for bad pop-punk, rancid ska acts, and death...
Like Halloween, when the early October fogs start to roll in, and Kanye West when he isn’t cancelling his shows the day they are supposed to happen, it’s starting to feel like it’...
As seasoned concertgoer knows, there's more to a music festival than high-wattage headiners and bottles of water that somehow cost $5. A big part of the fun is the fine folks who...
Pemberton Music Festival: Day 2 At Pemberton on Saturday, July 19 To the considerable shock of those who’ve partied at Pemberton in the past, Day 2 of B.C.’s newest music festival...
You know what this is? It's a picture of a security guard with not enough to do. Whereas the previous Pemberton Festival looked like an outtake from the middle of the Second World...
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...
Depending on how one looks at things, Andrew Jackson Jihad singer-guitarist Sean Bonnette is either: a) unusually quick on his feet; b) unfailingly polite; or c) the kind of guy...
Want to hear what Britney Spears sounds like before she gets Auto-Tuned up the wazoo? Check out this leaked, pre-studio-shellac version of "Alien" off the former teen-pop star's...
Ever wonder what metalheads go on to do after their musical careers don’t lead to the kind of stardom enjoyed by Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, and the immortal Prostitute...
Magic Man specializes in a big and bold strain of shiny synth-pop, but its influences, and the band members’ backgrounds, are far more wide-reaching than that description suggests...

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