Live Music Reviews

Amen Dunes Preach To the Biltmore Choir

Amen Dunes Preach To the Biltmore Choir

Amen Dunes, the psych-folk three-piece with a name like a Nevada church group, played the Biltmore on a hot Wednesday night – 26 degrees, the closest Vancouver will get to a desert-esque. It was a quiet night and a quiet crowd, newcomers slipping in to the strains of opening two-piece Steve Jr., who revealed it was […]

Chelsea Wolfe Overpowers at the Electric Owl

Chelsea Wolfe Overpowers at the Electric Owl

Chelsea Wolfe has received significant critical attention for her recent albums, Apokalypsis (2011), Unknown Rooms: A Collection of Acoustic Songs (2012), and her most recent LP, Pain Is Beauty (2013). While she may not like to tie herself down to a genre, it’s plain what she’s doing: taking the dark, often violent sounds and imagery […]

Vancouver Crowd is Nothing For Cousins To Fear

Vancouver Crowd is Nothing For Cousins To Fear

Halifax’s bluesy garage rock duo Cousins released their latest full-length, The Halls of Wickwire, on May 13 via Hand Drawn Dracula. It’s an excellent album of hard-hitting blues rock with a punk edge, and the Vancouver crowd at the Media Club past Friday the 13th was lucky enough to have witnessed Cousins play it nearly […]

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