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Summer road trips, books and cider

It's time to go listen to music in a field, watch an eclipse or seek out strange alcoholic beverages. more

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PuSh 2017: Zappa Meets Varèse & Oswald

Three twentieth century composers who add a twist and some kick to their sound and mode. more

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Matt Reznek

PuSh Festival 2017: It is happening

What makes Vancouver's PuSh performing arts festival so cool? Thoughts on this year and years past. more

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VIFF 2016: Gimme Danger

The story of the Stooges, one of rock's great bands. more

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Pickathon 2016: The weekend continues

So many more tunes from the beautiful Happy Valley. more

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Pickathon 2016: It Begins

Kicking things off with songs in the woods and very good vibes. more

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Pickathon 2016 Preview

I head south to Oregon for a second year of camping, eating and listening at the Pickathon music festival - folk, rock, world and much more. more

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Levitation Vancouver

Multitude of musical offerings in Vancouver. more

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Levitation Music Festival Preview

Psych rock fest comes to Vancouver starting June 16th. more

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PuSh 2016: Monumental

Photo: Chris Randle

PuSh 2016: Monumental

An epic, bombastic combination of melodic noise and wild physicality as Godspeed You! Black Emperor meets Holy Body Tattoo more

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The zine scene—comics, wrestling, skateboarding and music. more

Dispatches

Pickathon Festival Report: Sunday

With two days of extreme heat and sizzling tunes, the Pacific Northwest festival comes to a close. Turns out anything can be folk music. more

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Pickathon Festival Report: Friday

All the action from the first day at the festival in the woods. more

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Liz Devine

Pickathon Festival 2015

On a wooded farm near Portland there is a very different kind of folk festival. more

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Connie Kuhns' major profile of punk, politics and feminism in 1970s Canada: the Moral Lepers, the Dishrags and other revolutionary bands. more

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We Are the Best!

Thirteen-year-old girls form punk rock band in 1982 Sweden more

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A Vancouver rock band made up of musicians, photographers and at one time, a prominent sci-fi writer. more

Dispatches

Patti Smith and Neil Young's 2012 Montreal concert is reviewed by two ardent fans. more

, Reviews 2 Comments

Runner-up in the 1st Annual Geist Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest. more

Postcard Story Contest 1 Comments

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