The fact that a tour like this can be put together at all is a testament to the vitality of the live music scene and its persistent underlying support for […]
February wasn’t always about hearts and romance: in ancient Rome, people celebrated Lupercalia as a means to exorcise evil and invite fertility. It was a festival marked by the sacrifice […]
Last week’s announcement of Author & Punisher‘s spring tour of North America (in support of Weedeater) included a Vancouver date, which came as a pleasant surprise – we’ve been absolutely […]
Vancouver isn’t a sprawling metropolis on the same scale as Toronto, so inevitably the occasional major touring band (*cough* Slayer) will pass us by; alternately, some of those international bands […]
Now that the new album release hype has died down and Chelsea Wolfe is scheduled to perform in Vancouver tomorrow (30 September 2015), the time is right for a serious […]
Natural events rarely array themselves as neatly as last night’s blood moon eclipse, so the near-miss of dark noise-dub pioneer Author & Punisher playing Vancouver a mere eight days ahead […]
all of the familiar elements of Shone’s work – distorted drones and bass pulses, lumbering tempos, and throbbing mechanical percussion – coalesce in their strongest configurations to date, evidently informed by general anxiety about humanity’s precarious future and a palpable contempt for the complacent cultural self-interest hastening our demise.