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Today’s must-know Miley Cyrus news is that the former Hannah Montana has managed to quit smoking. On February 2, the “Wrecking Ball” singer, serial twerker, and occasional Sinéad...
Sometime last November, the Georgia Straight’s team of music writers came up with a great idea while standing around the water cooler. It went something like this: rather than...
Hard as you find this to believe, there were folks in Vancouver who saw Skrillex when he was playing the Pit Pub at UBC, as opposed to BC Place. On the same tip, believe it not...
It’s well-documented that Justin Bieber is reponsible for many horrible things in the world, and by that, we don’t mean his recorded output. Instead, we’re talking about the...
No one likes having to grow up, but it’s an inevitable part of life—and that reality isn’t lost on Sean Hamilton, singer-guitarist for Calgary roots punks Jenny. To judge by “Some...
To have kids, or to not have kids: it’s one of life’s biggest decisions. Perhaps you are currently in a relationship and sitting on the fence. On the pro no-kids side, you can not...
Songs About Monsters (Independent) Those Things are at their best on Songs About Monsters when accepting that sometimes there’s nothing wrong with accepting one’s limitations....
Cool Like Me (Independent) As fans of GWAR, Steel Panther and Dread Zeppelin will happily confirm, there’s no point forming a shtick band without a pretty good shtick. Enter the...
Solo Ukulele (Independent) Tiny Tim excepted, most of us see the ukulele as good for one thing and one thing only, namely musical accompaniment for Hawaiian vacations. Major props...
East Van Special Blend (Independent) Playing devil’s advocate for a second, one might suggest that East Van Special Blend represents a major missed opportunity. If you’re going to...

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