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THE BUTTLESS CHAPS: A Decade of Rooteus Maximus

THE BUTTLESS CHAPS: A Decade of Rooteus Maximus

In the ever-changing world of indie-rock, be it Vancouver or elsewhere, it’s a respectable feat to maintain a working band for ten years…and the Buttless Chaps have been doing just that, with no signs of wearing out or slowing down. Cor... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Author: Ferdy belland
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Buttless Chaps

Marble Rye CD release party Friday May 8th

Marble Rye CD release party Friday May 8th w/ The Matinee and Analog Bell Service The Railway is a decent room to watch a few amazing local bands tear it up. Even with a totally irrational layout that makes it appear packed to the gil... Posted: May 23, 2009
Author: Nathan Pike
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Marble Rye, The Matine, Analog Bell Service Resource(s): Railway Club
BISON: Locking Horns with Blades of Metal

BISON: Locking Horns with Blades of Metal

Over a pitcher of Molson Canadian at the Princeton Pub, while a startlingly able roots-rock ensemble hosts the open stage night behind our table, we ask Bison’s vocalist-guitarist James Farwell how he feels about his band’s recent signi... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Author: Ferdy belland
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
MUSIC WASTE 2008:

MUSIC WASTE 2008:

Pub 340 - June 5th, 2008 MUSIC WASTE 2008: The B-Lines / Dead Ghosts / Get Well Bomb / The TVees Pub 340 - June 5th, 2008 Dave Bertrand For the first time in many moons, I really made the effort to make it out on time for the openi... Posted: Jun 25, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) B-Lines, The TVees, Dead Ghosts, Get Well Bomb Resource(s): Pub 340, Music Waste

TV on the Radio

I’ve heard from numerous sources that the dance floor at the Commodore is supported by a layer of tennis balls, but I’ve never had cause to believe it until TV on the Radio unknowingly put this hearsay to the test. During a visceral tak... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Author: Alex Hudson
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) TV on the Radio Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom

Trish Shwart's Factory and Fetishes

This is the Sleep Factory, Trish Shwart’s exhibition at Martin Batchelor Gallery that opened on November 7th, with a persuasive performance by the artist as a marketeer, and continues with a visual smorgasbord of parodies that explore the commodificatio Posted: Feb 22, 2016
Published by: www.artstance.org
Author: Connie Morey
In this Article Artist(s) Trish Shwart

Press reviews

Bluegrass fans were treated to a lively and fun evening Friday night, Nov. 4, at Char's Landing. Bluegrass Fever tore through an eclectic repertoire, consisting of traditional American tunes like Sweet Sally Brown and Fly Around My Prett... Posted: Dec 30, 2014
Published by: Alberni Valley times
Author: Florentia Scott
In this Article Artist(s) Bluegrass Fever
BLACK MOUNTAIN: In the Future In the Now

BLACK MOUNTAIN: In the Future In the Now

“Fucking Amazing,” says drummer Joshua Wells about Black Mountain’s current North American tour. “This is the best tour I’ve ever been on. It’s been unbelievable at times! We’ve played a few places we’ve never been before…... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Ferdy belland
In this Article Artist(s) Black Mountain

Fleshgod Apocalypse, Krisiun and Kataklysm, 13th January 2014 The Underworld

With the Christmas and New Year festivities well and truly over it’s time to shake off the January blues and for our first gig of the year we are once again heading off to The Underworld in Camden. On tonight’s bill there are death metal acts from thr Posted: Feb 6, 2014
Author: Jay Alexander
Published by: Scribes of Metal
In this Article Artist(s) Krisiun, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Kataklysm

Agent Orange

Agent Orange, China Creeps, Life Against Death, Plus Perfect The Cobalt, Sun Feb 22nd It’s not very hard to be the hot ticket on a Sunday night, and when Agent Orange was in town what would you rather be doing? Watching some ‘Simp... Posted: Mar 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) life against death, Orange Orange, China Creeps, Plus Perfect Resource(s): The Former Cobalt

The Rebel Spell and the Subhumans- Political Punks Unite for a Cause

When I last interviewed Vancouver punks the Rebel Spell, I was surprised to discover that, long before the band had formed, their singer and principal lyricist Todd Serious knew the Subhumans’ Gerry Hannah. Stepha and Todd were living in ... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell, The Subhumans
Sun Wizard, Adelaide, MINTO and The Stumblers Inn

Sun Wizard, Adelaide, MINTO and The Stumblers Inn

The Railway Club, May 15th, 2009 The signature choo choo train circled the ceiling of the Railway Club as Sun Wizard took the stage on May 15th. The first of four Vancouver bands, Sun Wizard warmed up the crowd in their third performanc... Posted: May 24, 2009
Author: Sarah Westwood
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) MINTO, Sun Wizard , Adelaide, The Stumblers Inn Resource(s): Railway Club
Fake Shark Real Zombie

Fake Shark Real Zombie

Fake Shark Real Zombie at Biltmore Thursday October 16 I missed opener The Green Hour to attend the fundraiser at Pub 340 for the guys in The Hotel Lobbyists. A tragedy of that scope has not hit the Vancouver scene in many years and the ... Posted: Oct 27, 2008
Author: dave bowes
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Fake Shark Real Zombie Resource(s): The Biltmore Cabaret

Studio Robazzo Re-Thinks Modern Design

"Whether they're designing visual identities, wooden coasters or stage sets, Studio Robazzo's eco-design approach is about changing our perceptions of what's possible." Posted: Jan 27, 2017
Published by: Douglas Magazine
Author: Danielle Pope
In this Article Resource(s): Studio Robazzo
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