It touches on everything from chillout-room soul (the aptly named “Paradise”) to Kraftwerk-tinted trip-hop (“Baby Blu”) to metal-machine alternative (“In Your Head”) to ocean-breeze new-wave reggae (“Paralyzed”).
Our town, he believes, is also developing a distinctive musical ethos, and while he’s loath to define exactly what that might be, he thinks it bears comparison to the East Coast and West Coast jazz scenes of the 1950s and ’60s.
When Cenk Erdoğan testifies, with a broad grin creasing his face, that this week’s concert is going to be “a two-hour freak show”, he doesn’t mean that it’s going to be the kind of thing Deadheads will want to throng to.
The Georgia Straight: A 50th Anniversary Celebration Book
This beautifully produced coffee-table book brings together over 100 of Georgia Straight's iconic covers, along with short essays, insider details and contributor reflections, putting each of these issues of the publication into its historical context.