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

21 Vancouver Bands to Buy from During Bandcamp’s Trans Rights Fundraiser

Today, August 4, Bandcamp is donating its share of all sales to the Transgender Law Center. Check out some awesome Vancouver music to buy and support a good cause. Read More

The Best Rock, Punk & Metal Shows in Vancouver – August 2017

Summer in Vancouver is glorious — but screw that noise, and spend your August in dingy, sweaty rooms having your ears blown off. 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

Vancouver’s Anciients Make Polaris Prize Long List

Vancouver’s very own Anciients have been nominated for their album, Voice of the Void — released in October last year. It’s great to see a heavier act making the 40-album long list for the Polaris Music Prize, which is awarded each year to the best full-length Canadian album. Read More