Craig Fleisch

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....

Fitz and the Tantrums work up docile crowd into frenzy at the Commodore

From the moment they took the stage their eclectic and highly contagious energy swept over the docile crowd, transforming the Commodore in to one big dance party.

Band of Skulls rocks the Commodore

English rock trio Band of Skulls, formally known as Fleeing New York, played the Commodore Ballroom. Coming off a high at Sasquatch! Music Festival (at the beautiful Gorge Amphitheatre in George...
Photography by Craig Fleisch

Photos: Franz Ferdinand plays the Commodore

Lead singer and guitarist Alex Kapranos and his Scottish Indie rock band Franz Ferdinand plays to a sold out crowd at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver.