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The 1975: Still, Yet Again, At Their Very Best

The 1975 have returned once again to embark on a tour of their very best. After releasing their latest record “Being Funny in a Foreign Language”, the band have toured non-stop around the entire world, with frontman Matty Healy seemingly playing towards controversy the entire time. Following on from the themes of sincerity and endings embedded within their last album, it is a welcome occurrence to see that the band have entered a playful tour-cycle dedicated to reminiscence and self-satire.

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Nathan Collins
  • Posted on: 26 December 2023
  • By: NatBegg
We Miss You Already Del Water Gap

Del Water Gap are a shining example of the resurgence of glittering indie-pop in the last decade. They are the solo project of Brooklyn singer-songwriter S. Holden Jaffe, who claims it has been his fight against his inner-critic and the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic that have led him to pursue a presence within the indie scene.

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Nathan Collins
  • Posted on: 7 December 2023
  • By: Nathan Collins
No Shame in Post-Punk Revival

Post-Punk revivalists Shame released their third album, Food for Worms, in February this year through Dead Oceans records, home to other post-rock and post-punk artists such as Wednesday and Slowdive. Since then, they have been debuting tracks such as the erratic and mosh-ready ‘Six Pack’ and the anthemic pub ballad ‘Adderall’ live across Europe and most recently, North America.

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Nathan Collins
  • Posted on: 18 October 2023
  • By: Nathan Collins
Hexis, Trauma Model, Jisei, and Blackthrone Ascension

I’ll admit: I love hardcore music, but until now, I haven’t really gone to see it live. No real reason why. Maybe I was worried I’d mosh wrong and get embarrassed.

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Cynthia Crowhurst
  • Posted on: 29 September 2023
  • By: Cynthia Crowhurst
CAN YOU DEFEAT THESE FOES? at 648 Kingsway

The show on September 15th at the 648 Kingsway, promoted on the poster as “CAN YOU DEFEAT THESE FOES?” featured a killer lineup, a ton of energy, and a fantastic poster to boot.
 

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Cynthia Crowhurst
  • Posted on: 21 September 2023
  • By: Cynthia Crowhurst
A Tribute to Coldplay- Candlelight concert

 "Amazing! I’ve never experienced anything like this and I had such a great time. The music, ambiance, and everything was so beautiful. "- Vanessa, candlelight concert  2022

A very unique piano concert accompanied by candlelight - Which welcomed us on Saturday at the Kerrisdale Presbyterian Church at the FEVER Candlelight concert.
A must-concert for all of those, who love piano music and want to enjoy classic music in a candlelight shine.

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Vivienne Freidl
  • Posted on: 12 December 2022
  • By: Vivienne
Mellowhaunt Album Release Show - Red Gate

On February 28, relative newcomers, Mellowhaunt, headlined Red Gate Arts Society to celebrate the release of their debut full length album, Love is Strange

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Jack WIlliams
  • Posted on: 7 April 2020
  • By: arts and entert...
Tonye Aganaba at MOA

On Thursday, February 13th 2020, Vancouver-based multidisciplinary artist, musician and arts facilitator Tonye Aganaba performed as a part of MOA’s sold out program. The museum’s event, "Decolonizing Voices, A Celebration of Canadian Black HERstory," in light of Black History (and Futures) month, featured Aganaba, amongst Nya Lewis, Bertha Clarke and Chantal Gibson, as representatives of Black Womxn Canadians.

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Baby Lee-Young
  • Posted on: 23 February 2020
  • By: arts and entert...
No Rush - The Short Story of John Rutsey

Most every quasi-metalhead is familiar with the prolific, power prog-rock trio, Rush. The majority however, are not so in tune with the legendary bands original drummer, co-founder John Rutsey. Rutsey played with the group in the early days and on their self-titled debut album before leaving the music business way back in 1974. Rutsey lived with diabetes (1) and was concerned about the health effects of frequent touring, ultimately citing the standard “creative differences” for the main reasons why he left what would become Canada’s greatest rock export.

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Todd McCluskie
  • Posted on: 18 February 2020
  • By: arts and entert...

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