Music

Clean Bandit ends tour at Commodore

British Electronic group, Clean Bandit took the stage at the Commodore Ballroom on Wednesday evening. Here are some photo highlights if you missed the night. Unfortunately, their West coast portion...
Eight Songs Cast

Nu:BC Collective unmasks madness fit for a king

There’s a long tradition of on-stage musical instrument destruction in rock circles, but watching a violin smashed to pieces on the concert stage right in front of us seemed downright pornographic.
Vancouver Chamber Choir - Orpheum, 2015

Vancouver Chamber Choir explores spring’s veiled splendours

When it comes to Easter, death and sacrifice are attributes that corporate marketers struggle with more than, say, bunnies and chocolate eggs.

Kendrick Lamar, The Black Keys and Tiësto to perform at Pemberton Music Festival

This year's thoughtful Pemberton lineup — featuring Kendrick Lamar, The Black Keys and Tiësto — aims to please a broad spectrum of music lovers.
Vancouver music release roundup

Vancouver music release roundup - January/February

What's going on in Vancouver these days with music releases? We kick off a discovery in all genres…
Hundred Waters perform at the Electric Owl

Hundred Waters immerses Vancouver crowd in a sea of sound and visual effects

Hundred Waters’s live show is a visual art-piece leagues beyond most underground/indie bands.
Ariel Pink performs at the Rickshaw.

Ariel Pink inspires shrugs at the Rickshaw

Despite a few energetic numbers, the underground king of weirdpop’s feigned nonchalance was the overriding theme.
90's R&B star Sisqó

Fortune Sound Club's five-year anniversary celebrates a career of cultural impetus

90's R&B star Sisqó lit up the dancefloor as Fortune's surprise guest for their 5-year party.

Vancouver Symphony’s New Music Festival kicks off 2015 with a breath of fresh ideas

If you rank yourself among the musically curious, consider the second annual VSO New Music Festival as a great warm up to a year of imaginative music making around the city.
The best 20 albums of 2014

The best 20 albums of 2014

Music writer Nicholas Laba's list of the best 20 albums of 2014.