NEEDS announce album release show with BRASS

NEEDS announce album release show with BRASS

Two staples in Vancouver’s hardcore scene come together on May 14 at Fortune Sound Club. NEEDS and BRASS are both set to make their full-length debuts within the next few months (NEEDS with their self-titled on May 12 and BRASS with No Soup Radio on June 12), but NEEDS are the first to announce a […]

Julie Doiron’s request night worth the gamble

Julie Doiron’s request night worth the gamble

Last Tuesday was a special night for Julie Doiron fans in Vancouver. Not only did the former Eric’s Trip bassist and Wooden Stars collaborator play a double-shot, including a free show at Red Cat Records, but her Biltmore set was almost entirely by request. Knife Pleats opened the second show with the type of jangly […]

Weed sign to Lefse, announce new LP + free show at Zulu Records

Weed sign to Lefse, announce new LP + free show at Zulu Records

2015 looks to be a year of unprecedented growth for sludgy Vancouver favourites Weed. The band has emerged from a state of relative dormancy with a sudden lump of announcements. They’ve signed with Portland’s Lefse Records to release their second LP, Running Back, on April 7. They’ve also debuted the album’s first single, “Thousand Pounds”, […]

MALK: band on the cusp

MALK: band on the cusp

As 2014 wound down, Abbotsford four-piece MALK just started winding up. They played a pair of release shows for their Prehistoric EP in December, first at 333 in Vancouver, then back home at Aftermath a week later. Perhaps most importantly, MALK advanced to the semi-finals of SHiNDiG!, CiTR’s annual battle of the bands (just one […]

The Vaselines: Take Them In While There Is Time

The Vaselines: Take Them In While There Is Time

Legendary Scottish rock duo the Vaselines took 20 years to formally regroup with their second album, 2010’s Sex with an X. Thankfully, inspiration once again struck founding members Frances McKee and Eugene Kelly much, much sooner. Last fall they released V For Vaselines on their own Rosary Records. Largely inspired by the power of simplistic […]

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