Vancouver

  • ACTORS: “Across the board, the band’s been stoked.” (4/1 at Ortlieb’s)

    For those of you, like me, who believe that the ‘80s synth-pop, post-punk, and new wave of artists like The Smiths, The Cure, New Order, and Peter Murphy represent the greatest period of pop music, Vancouver’s ACTORS might just be your new favorite band…  However, they’ve technically been around...
  • I M U R, “Shitty is Pretty”

    Vancouver’s self-described “genre-blending make-out music-making trio” I M U R recently released music videos for singles “Case of You” and “Sad Girls Club” that resemble Larry Clark and Harmony Korine’s highly stylized explorations of teenage wildlife.  So, it’s not surprising that during a recent chat producer/multi-instrumentalist Amine Bouzaher tells...
  • Come Check Out Jo Passed, the “fucked-up Beatles,” Tonight at B&S

    So, although most of the major problems with Ticketfly and the ability to actually use the tickets that you paid for have been resolved, I realize that most venue’s still have websites that are pretty fucked up and not particularly welcoming or likely-to-be-good-at convincing to get you out to...