Indie music

Feist, Bon Iver, Radiohead: Best indie albums of 2011

Like "alternative" in the 90s, "indie" is an ill-defined genre overall, but one with a thriving Vancouver scene. VO reviews some of the best albums of the year.

Grimes' ethereal sound captivates online audience

She looks like a punk rock pixie, her self-taught sound is like Enya on acid, and at the rate she's gathering fans online, she may just be the next big thing in Canadian music.

30:LIVE is Vancouver indie music history-in-the-making

Wanna have as much fun as this? You can!

Gomez Brings It On at the Orpheum Theatre

The Orpheum Theatre was a perfect venue for the British indie five-piece band Gomez whose musical journey started  in 1998 in England when their first album ‘Bring It On’ won the prestigious...

From East Coast to West Coast: Bear Hands Finally Comes to Vancouver

I must admit, I have been waiting quite some time for Bear Hands to come to Vancouver. After discovering them on RCRDLBL.com back in 2008, I became giddy at the thought of finding a band so good and s

'Tis the Season to be Swell

The stars of Oscar winning movie 'Once' come to Vancouver for the release of new album 'Strict Joy,'