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Thumbnail image for REVIEW: METRIC W/ STARS @ SAVE-ON-FOODS CENTRE – NOV 9 2012

REVIEW: METRIC W/ STARS @ SAVE-ON-FOODS CENTRE – NOV 9 2012

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Nothing less than a mainstay of the Canadian Indie Rock scene, Toronto-born Metric have been an unstoppable wall of new-wave dance music for a little over 14 years. Frontwoman Emily […]

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REVIEW: RIFFLANDIA 2012 – VICTORIA, BC – SEP 13-16 2012

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DAY ONE Spread out between seven or eight venues across downtown Victoria, Rifflandia is a festival that demands some hefty travel-planning, as well as a good pair of lungs. During the day, […]

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REVIEW: KELOHA MUSIC FESTIVAL – JUL 6-8 2012

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DAY ONE – FRI Arriving for Keloha, the heat hit us the second we piled out of our air-conditioned car and we failed to realize that in the city of Kelowna, […]

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REVIEW: USS @ ELECTRIC OWL – JUL 5 2012

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Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker (USS) has one of the most energetic, genuine live shows I have ever seen. Between Mortal Kombat jokes, endless comical interludes of that sax riff from George […]

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REVIEW: GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS @ ALIX GOOLDEN HALL – MAY 12 2012

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The Great Lake Swimmers are the essence of Canadian Folk music. A live performance in plaid shirts, with fantastically smooth …

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REVIEW: ROCOCODE W/ THE ARCHERS @ LUCKY BAR – APR 6 2012

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Edgy, dark and oh so very West Coast, Rococode is a four-piece band steeped in massive build-ups and  synth-pop riffs. While the comparison to Mother Mother is an easy one […]

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REVIEW: ELECTRIC SIX W/ BEND SINISTER @ CLUB 9ONE9 – MAR 24 2012

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The lights dim as five shadowy figures take their places around the stage at Club 9One9 and stand motionless, waiting. Blue light begins to grow as a turquoise-cloaked sixth figure […]

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REVIEW: DANIEL WESLEY + KIM CHURCHILL @ CLUB 9ONE9 – MAR 14 2012

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Kim Churchill plays music that sounded like he’d just come from a pilgrimage through the Australian Outback. Which was partially true. Originally from Australia, Kim is a travelling musician, on […]

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REVIEW: ISLANDS @ VICTORIA EVENT CENTRE – MAR 9 2012

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With matching outfits, noisy punk-pop sound, and badass jump-kicks, Kingdom Cloud started the night off big. The three piece outfit hailing from Kelowna, BC were a thoroughly enjoyable listening experience. […]

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REVIEW: RICH AUCOIN W/ SIDNEY YORK @ LUCKY BAR – MAR 3 2012

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Q: What has twelve legs, and oboe AND a bassoon, plays catchy indie pop songs, and comes from “Most of Canada”? A: Sidney York, the lively six piece band front-lined […]

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