Music

Grimes' reworked version of "Vanessa" from BBC studios

Claire Boucher AKA Grimes, recently recorded this version of "Vanessa" at the BBC studios.

Dandy Warhols Spring Tour

In support of This Machine, their 8th official studio album, The Dandy Warhols have announced the dates for their North American Spring tour. Here they are:

 

5/16 - The Fillmore - San Francisco, CA

5/17 - The Wiltern - Los Angeles, CA

5/19 - Belly Up - Solana Beach, CA

5/20 - The Roxy Lounge - Scottsdale, AZ

5/22 - Emo's East - Austin, TX

5/23 - House of Blues - Dallas, TX

5/25 - The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA

Win tickets to see Santigold in Toronto

We have 5 pairs of tickets to give away to the May 15th Santigold concert at Kool Haus in Toronto. Just tell us why you should win in the comment section below. Winners will be announced on May 10th, 2012. Good luck.

Frankie Rose

Previously best known for stints in various acclaimed Brooklyn Lo-Fi Pop Bands, this is set to change with Frankie Rose's critically lauded sophomore solo record, Interstellar.

Andrew WK

In case you don’t know what Andrew WK has been up to in the past ten years, he’s released three albums, hosted a game show on Adult swim called “Destroy, Build, Destroy,” done a motivational lecture tour, played countless shows and built an award-winning concert hall and nightclub in downtown New York City with close friends and associates.

Hans-Peter Lindstrom

It’s a few degrees below zero and depressingly overcast in Oslo, Norway. While the constant gloom of Norwegian winter may detract from any feelings of warmth, Hans-Peter Lindstrom is in his home getting busy with his sampler and keyboards, making otherworldly sounds that seem even more distant than Northern Europe.

Gay Nineties

The last time I’d heard The Gay Nineties play, it was February in a shitty little makeshift jam space, somewhere in butt-fuck nowhere East Vancouver bordering on Burnaby.

NewVillager

NewVillager is reaching to blend their brand from the pop world into the art world and back again. Historically, this rarely sits well with music critics, and is ignored by art critics.

Caitlin Rose

When you’re a touring musician, you have to accept that some nights are going to be worse than others. Such was the case for Caitlin Rose and her band when they showed up in Vancouver on Oct. 8 on tour with Americana icon, Justin Townes Earle, at the Rio Theatre.

 

PTERODACTYL

Paleontologists prefer the term “pterosaur” to described the various species of prehistoric winged reptiles. In the Brooklyn rock scene however, Pterodactyl is very real.

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