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Unless you happen to find yourself preternaturally blessed, there are going to be times when the demons get a toehold and life becomes a cruel test. If you’re to live on planet...
Playing connect the musical dots can sometimes be hard, this being true in the case of Run River North’s Alex Hwang. To hear his Los Angeles–based band’s eponymous debut album,...
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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...
Summer in these parts can usually be broken up into two sub-seasons, with the monsoons coming in June, and the first part of July, and then August ending up more parched than the...
Unless you’re going to come right out and ask it bluntly, the question is a tricky one, especially when dealing with an artist who has little time for bullshit. In the case of...
Sometimes you have to scale things right back to ensure everything keeps moving forward. That’s certainly been the case for Pelican, the punishing postmetal art-hardcore quartet...
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...
As a Vancouver Canucks fan, David Booth probably frustrates you as much as anyone on the team. He makes over $4 million a year, and yet has never clocked anything close to a 20-...
{sidebar title='in + out'} Taylor Kirk sounds off on the things that enquiring minds want to know. On writing Hot Dreams: “It took going away to be able to focus on it and...

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