We’re past deadline so we’ll very briefly sum up by saying that last Thursday Castle put on one of the best live heavy music performances we’ve ever seen, anywhere (check out the video footage!), period. […]
Now that summer has officially come to an end it’s time to mark the autumn equinox with a new playlist, comprised of some of our favourite tracks new and old, […]
The final night of this year’s Covenant Festival was a fitting coup de grace to an already historic weekend for extreme music in Vancouver. Beginning with a hypnotic and utterly heart-crushing set […]
After all the spineless, ignorant vitriol demonstrated en masse throughout the world this year, black metal offers a (somewhat ironic, given its origins) refuge and catharsis for its listeners to […]
Covenant Festival continues to raise the bar for underground events in Vancouver (and is evidently soon to extend its cadaverous clutches to Montreal as well), and the second night of […]
Presented by Vancouver’s Media Arts Committee, which has quietly existed to support artists for nearly 20 years, this was a rare opportunity to interact with one of the most recognized contemporary noise artists and several local artists working in the same discipline. By all accounts the evening was well attended and one hopes this reflects a healthy burgeoning of interest for experimental arts in the city.
With this week’s gracious shift towards autumnal weather here on the Pacific Northwest coast, now is the ideal time for us to begin revisiting several noteworthy live events of the summer, […]