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Joan Jett’s finest moment—the one that sums up everything about how insanely great she is—doesn’t tend to get a lot of play once you go beyond the hard-core faithful. For those...
The high-priced talent is all fine and dandy, but the folks onstage are only half the show when you’re at something like the Squamish Valley Music Festival. Odds are you’ve been...
At Logger Sports Grounds and Hendrickson Fields on Saturday, August 9 Win Butler wasn’t the first person to say it on the day, but there’s a very good argument to be made that he...
As anyone who has worked in the media for longer than three weeks knows, things have changed over the years. Back in the day, to be a working journalist covering a major festival...
Holy fucking-there is rock, and then there is the most incredible rock I have ever seen. On that latter front, let's just say that, in the spirit of AC/DC, we salute you. The rock...
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...
One of Vancouver’s most enduring movers and shakers, MGH! wears many hats, including curator at the brand-spanking-new and totally awesome #‎303COLUMBIA, talent buyer, and, of...
SpoonThey Want My Soul (Universal) Britt Daniel has been called many things over the years, with “asshole” being the favoured description of four out of five journalists. “Sexy”...
It’s a story with so many incredible threads, one doesn’t know where to begin. Those with an endless appetite for all things hip-hop might be tempted to lock onto the Tyler the...
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...

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