Abbotsford’s Like Bears and Nic Fit split the bill with Montreal’s Riot Porn and Vancouver’s Slow Erase at Red Tape Production’s May 20th revue.
Remember local powerhouse Pardon My Striptease? They’re back — with a new name and a bigger pop sound. Meet musical duo Dylan Weightman and Brendan Woodroff, better known as Plans & Disguises, whose self-titled, premiere full-length album dropped March 15.
When some tragic character finally punches through the sky of their testing world, their audience happily applauds them from Everest, at eye-level. If you’re the type to climb with your Davids as they mount their Goliaths, you’ll be pleased to find a whole snowsled of underdogs to cheer for in my 22-minute debut music documentary […]
At first glance, Central Heights appeared to be empty. Many of the doors facing McCallum Rd. were locked and lightless. Then, after being let in at the Nikkel Hall entrance, I discovered roughly 200 people, the vast majority of them under 30, mingling and pursuing art as they waited for the performances to start at […]
After years spent paying their dues in talented bands stunted by half-hearted commitment and wasted potential, the four members of Abbotsford’s Blessed are ready to make good. Their new EP is four tightly wound tracks of sophisticated and raw post-punk that recalls the muscular intricacy of Television at their Marquee Moon peak. This is especially […]