LIVE REVIEW: Descendents @ The Commodore Ballroom (August 24/25)

It was a full-on two nights of punk rock, but it was a blast and I would thoroughly recommend catching the Descendents live if you get the chance. Read More

LIVE REVIEW: Descendents @ The Commodore Ballroom (August 24)

Over the course of a 40-year, on-again-off-again career, Descendents’ haven’t lost any of their energy, wit and joy in performing. Read More

NEW RELEASE: Dopey’s Robe – Rock Steady, New Mexico EP

Release date: June 2, 2017 Following hot on the heels of Dopey’s Robe’s self-titled album (released just months ago), Rock Steady, New Mexico displays all the things I loved about the previous record. It’s a tight surf/psych rock EP with plenty to enjoy. Like its predecessor, Rock Read More

NEW RELEASE: Jesse LeBourdais – Grief Intensity Friendship

Release date: July 11, 2017 Vancouver’s answer to Frank Turner, Jesse LeBourdais’ latest album is a stormer. LeBourdais himself calls it “vastly sonically superior to all [his] other albums.” Grief Intensity Friendship is stylistically close to his previous releases, but it benefits from the time LeBourdais Read More