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Vancougar - “Canadian Tuxedo” CD/LP release party

w/ The Tranzmitors / Master Apes / Los Tycoons The Biltmore Cabaret July 11th, 2008 Mmmm! The Biltmore, with its refurbished red booths, red lights, cavernous mystery – once the most depressing waste of space in Mt. Pleasant, it is... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Author: David Bertrand
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Vancougar, The Tranzmitors, Master Apes, Los Tycoons Resource(s): The Biltmore Cabaret
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
Covering the Covers

Covering the Covers

The Manglers and The Engimas at the Bourbon, January 8th The Sick Sick Sicks, Gnash Rambler, Little Guitar Army at The Railway, January 10th By Allan MacInnis Nothing like a good cover tune to make a great live show even better. Case i... Posted: Jan 14, 2010
Author: By Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Gnash Rambler, Little Guitar Army, Sick Sick Sicks, The Engimas, The Manglers Resource(s): The Bourbon, Railway Club

Beck

Perhaps more so than any other artist of his generation, Beck is a master of mutation, reinventing himself with each tour and album. Recent Beck tours have featured lavish, gimmicky stage shows, including life-size marionettes and kitchen t... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Author: Alex Hudson
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Beck Resource(s): The Orpheum

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
As I Lay Dying / Misery Signals / August Burns Red / Evergreen Terrace

As I Lay Dying / Misery Signals / August Burns Red / Evergreen Terrace

As I Lay Dying / Misery Signals / August Burns Red / Evergreen Terrace Croatian Cultural Centre, Tuesday April 29th Until this impeccably brutal show, I believed the Croatian Cultural Centre was to be avoided at all costs, but the na... Posted: May 6, 2008
Author: Edward Dinsley
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) As I Lay Dying, Misery Signals, August Burns Red, Evergreen Terrace Resource(s): Croatian Cultural Center
PHOTO GALLERY: WACKEN METAL BATTLE, VANCOUVER – FINAL ROUND

PHOTO GALLERY: WACKEN METAL BATTLE, VANCOUVER – FINAL ROUND

Top-notch performances from all five bands at the Rickshaw Theatre for the final BC round of Wacken Metal Battle 2015 on Friday. The winners of Vancouver’s first four qualifying rounds (Bushwhacker, Unbeheld, Medevil, and Resurgence) performed along wit Posted: Apr 12, 2015
Author: Shane Lange
Published by: Factory Worker Media
In this Article Artist(s) Medevil, Bushwhacker, Unbeheld, Torrefy, Resurgence Resource(s): Rickshaw Theatre, Wacken Metal Battle Canada
Swank – Campfire Psalm CD Release

Swank – Campfire Psalm CD Release

Friday June 6, 2008 @ the Railway Club Expectations were running high for this CD release. Swank’s epic new CD/Karaoke DVD release Campfire Psalms has been greeted with banner press all around. Punters filled the Rail early, imbibing... Posted: Jun 25, 2008
Author: Boy Howdy
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Swank Resource(s): Railway Club
MOTORAMA

MOTORAMA

I entered Pat's Pub on Friday March 12th in the year of our lord 2010 to experience Motorama for the first time. There were three bands in the evening and Motorama opened. When I say opened, I mean OPENED. This power trio of punk dug int... Posted: Apr 8, 2010
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Gaalen Engen
In this Article Artist(s) Motorama Resource(s): Pat's Pub
Mad Caddies with guests the Johnstones and Party at the Moontower

Mad Caddies with guests the Johnstones and Party at the Moontower

November 4th, Venue, Vancouver Strolling down Granville Street to Venue, I couldn’t help but notice the somewhat historic 50-foot “Plaza” sign still hanging outside the newly renovated room. That sign was a beacon of nostalgia... Posted: Nov 14, 2009
Author: Kristina Mameli
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Mad Caddies, The Johnstones, PARTY AT THE MOONTOWER Resource(s): Venue

Jonathan Richman

Richards on Richards, July 2 As someone far more familiar with the Modern Lovers than Jonathan Richman’s solo output, I had little idea what to anticipate from his show. All I know is that it took place on my birthday, and Mr. Richman ... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Author: ShannonGross
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Jonathan Richman Resource(s): Richard's On Richards
Rich Aucoin – The Peanut Gallery

Rich Aucoin – The Peanut Gallery

Fri Jun 20th, 2008 I played an acoustic show with Rich last summer at Hoko’s on an invitation from Ryan of Collapsing Opposites. Rich was touring on his bicycle from his hometown of Halifax to raise money for the Childhood Cancer Founda... Posted: Jun 29, 2008
Author: Evan Symons
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Rich Aucoin, Brasstronaut Resource(s): The Peanut Gallery
The Rebel Spell

The Rebel Spell

The Cobalt Feb 29th, 2008 If Vancouver were a jungle and we were all chimps, Todd Serious and Chris Rebel would have their own separate little bands. Chris’ pack would be more violent and smaller, and would conduct raids into Todd’s... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell Resource(s): The Former Cobalt
The Restarts, Fear of Tomorrow, The Rebel Spell, System Shit and Spectres

The Restarts, Fear of Tomorrow, The Rebel Spell, System Shit and Spectres

The Sweatshop, June 22nd I walked into the dimly-lit Sweatshop to catch the tail end of System Shit’s wonderfully sloppy set. Who would have thought that a punk gig would start at 7pm? Fear of Tomorrow hit the stage and began to sonica... Posted: Jun 29, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kai Tolley
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell, Fear Of Tomorrow, System Shit, The Restarts, spectres Resource(s): The Sweatshop
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