Unclasping the Fuck Buttons

Unclasping the Fuck Buttons

Benjamin Power and Andrew Hung each make up one half of the London-based Fuck Buttons, probably one of the most memorable, successful experimental/electronica acts of the past ten years. Aside from the shock value associated with their stage name, the pair (who is signed to the English label ATP Recordings) has made some serious waves […]

Hermitage Green Hit All the Right Notes on CelticFest Vancouver’s Opening Night

Hermitage Green Hit All the Right Notes on CelticFest Vancouver’s Opening Night

CelticFest Vancouver 2014 kicked off to an outstanding start at the Rickshaw Theatre with Irish band Hermitage Green on March 8. Brightening the typically dreary month of March in Vancouver with Celtic spirit for the past nine years, this past Saturday’s event marked the festival’s tenth anniversary. With a solid eight days of free and […]

Proper Girl Talk

Proper Girl Talk

The cool, dimly lit interior of Vancouver’s Electric Owl was in stark contrast to the warm, bright, cloudless world outside. A dozen or so people were hard at work preparing for that night’s sold out show and I was here to meet with main act, British artist Kate Nash. Kate, who became a household name […]

The Father and The Men

The Father and The Men

It was exactly a year to the day that I arrived in the city of Vancouver from Ireland, and what better way to celebrate this occasion than to head to the famous Commodore Ballroom to see indie rock musicians Fr. John Misty and The Walkmen perform live to a sold out audience, with a few […]

An Intimate Night of Debauchery

An Intimate Night of Debauchery

As I arrived at the intimate venue on Cambie Street a little later than was initially planned, David Gaudet and Nick Eakins of The Never Surprise were already well into their set. Having never listened to the duo, who relocated to our wonderful city in 2008 from Ottawa, I was quite pleasantly surprised (no pun […]

Intimate Behaviours with Unfamiliar Individuals

Intimate Behaviours with Unfamiliar Individuals

The very words “Sex with Strangers” produce quite a reaction, particularly so when dropped casually into everyday phatic conversation. The very idea seems completely absurd, dirty and yet provocatively, dangerously, wildly exciting. OK, I should probably clarify that I am referring to the band and not the actual deed of sharing some full on, attire-less […]

Must See Events of the Week – Holiday Special!

Must See Events of the Week – Holiday Special!

A few of my Favorite Things December 14th – 16th Pacific House Theatre Starring Jay Brazeu, Steven Greenfield, Bree Greig and Annabel Kershaw among others, A Few of my Favorite Things involves gathering around the piano and singing favorite songs from memorable renowned Broadway Musicals. Without a doubt, you will be singing along before you […]

The Lumi-nation

The Lumi-nation

American folk-rock band The Lumineers graced Vancouver with their presence last week during their Flowers In Your Hair Tour, selling out at the Vogue Theatre in a matter of mere hours. All five of my housemates had purchased tickets for the show and were eagerly looking forward to same. Not normally being a huge fan […]

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