Craig Fleisch

There's something in the air, an evening with Airborne Toxic Event

There was something in the air when Airborne Toxic Event played at Vancouver's Commodore Ballroom. It all began with a simple song, 'Bohemian Rhapsody' by Queen. Prior to Airborne's performance this...

Minimalist stage highlights Bahamas' phenomenal music

If you're looking for a review on the island country in the Atlantic ocean better try your local trip advisor. However, if you'd like to know more about Afie Jurvanen also known as Bahamas ...

Vancouver welcomes Hozier with open arms at sold out Commodore Show

When 24 year old Andrew Hozier-Byrne first popped onto the scene in 2013 with his single "Take Me to Church" debuting on YouTube, the video went viral.  Racking up near 14 million views, and...

Back and fabulous: Lilly Allen on top of her game in Vancouver

Lilly Allen and her dancers having fun on-stage.

Sold-out crowd tessellates to Alt-J at the Orpheum

Apart from the simplicity of their name Alt-J (also known as ∆), the UK quartet are anything but simple. Their music intricately weaves multiple musical genres together with elements of indie...

Die Antwoord in Vancouver: photos

Die Antwoord proudly showed their colours at their PNE performance in Vancouver. Both Yolandi and Ninja for the South African rap group came on-stage decked in their usual prison-garb orange...

Sam Smith makes his Vancouver debut

Just shy of 22 with a soulful voice of man way beyond his years, Sam Smith has taken the world by storm over these past two years. You would never know from his baby face that his voice is...
La Roux odd look

La Roux’s new hairstyle rouses speculation at the Commodore

A gravity-defiant wave of hair washed over her head, coloured in such a way as to spark existential doubt: La Roux ou La Fraise-Blond?

Passenger plays to a silent crowd at Malkin Bowl

Article and photography by Craig Fleisch

Barenaked Ladies light up the Malkin Bowl

Canadian icons Barenaked Ladies took the stage at Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park this past weekend. Best known for their hits If I had A Million Dollars, Pinch Me, Brian Wilson and of course One Week....