SOUNDTRACKING | On Turning Corners And Going Solo With Mike Donovan Of “Sic Alps”

SOUNDTRACKING | On Turning Corners And Going Solo With Mike Donovan Of “Sic Alps”

by Daniel Colussi | San Francisco is undeniably a rock 'n roll city, steeped in the lore of Bill Graham's legendary concerts series, the Grateful Dead's all night jam outs, the Dead Kennedys violent re-appraisal of the rock 'n roll form, and so on. More recently, however, the city's been home to the strong reign of Nuggets-inspired garage rock. One exemplar of this was Sic Alps, a band with an aesthetic that brought together a demented form of 60's pop with wobbly home recordings… more 

SOUNDTRACKING | King Khan Journeys A Strange Road To The Album “Idle No More”

SOUNDTRACKING | King Khan Journeys A Strange Road To The Album “Idle No More”

by Daniel Colussi | King Khan And The Shrines is what happens when a dozen or so punk, soul and RnB freaks get together and throw their tastiest licks into… more 

SOUNDTRACKING | Six Fabulous Songs From Electric Syria & The Ravenous Arctic

SOUNDTRACKING | Six Fabulous Songs From Electric Syria & The Ravenous Arctic

by Daniel Colussi | Through various internet and real, physical world travels, I always come across new and interesting songs. These six are the latest… more 

SOUNDTRACKING | Five Minutes With King Tuff Before This Friday’s Commodore Show

SOUNDTRACKING | Five Minutes With King Tuff Before This Friday’s Commodore Show

by Daniel Colussi | King Tuff is Kyle Thomas and he's a true rock 'n roll dreamer from Brattleboro, VT. Readers may recall that Thomas has been on the… more 

SOUNDTRACKING | Five Minutes With Scout Niblett Before Tonight’s Gig At The Cobalt

SOUNDTRACKING | Five Minutes With Scout Niblett Before Tonight’s Gig At The Cobalt

by Daniel Colussi | Scout Niblett's music is a breath of fresh air. It's too primal and grunged-out to be called airy, but listening to the raw, jagged… more 

SOUNDTRACKING | With Jesse Lortz Of  “Case Studies” Before Their Cobalt Show

SOUNDTRACKING | With Jesse Lortz Of “Case Studies” Before Their Cobalt Show

by Daniel Colussi | The music that gets played on my stereo is deeply affected by the weather. Two weeks of sunny days has meant a steady flow of Grateful… more 

SOUNDTRACKING | Alex Bleeker On Getting To Jam And Never Writing Break-Up Albums

SOUNDTRACKING | Alex Bleeker On Getting To Jam And Never Writing Break-Up Albums

by Daniel Colussi | Alex Bleeker's main gig is playing with Ridgewood New Jersey transplants Real Estate, a band that specializes in a very distinct kind of… more 

SOUNDTRACKING | Rousing Tim Presley Of “White Fence” Before His Vancouver Show

SOUNDTRACKING | Rousing Tim Presley Of “White Fence” Before His Vancouver Show

by Daniel Colussi | A month or so ago I called Tim Presley to talk to him about his new White Fence record, Cyclops Reap. I actually woke him up even though I… more 

SOUNDTRACKING: “Parquet Courts” Set To Mix Music And Words To Devastating Effect

SOUNDTRACKING: “Parquet Courts” Set To Mix Music And Words To Devastating Effect

Kevin Pederson photo by Daniel Colussi | My pal Mark Richardson hipped me to Texas/NYC outfit Parquet Courts when he selected the band to kick off an exclusive… more 

SOUNDTRACKING: Toronto’s Basement Literati “Hooded Fang” At The Media Club

SOUNDTRACKING: Toronto’s Basement Literati “Hooded Fang” At The Media Club

photo: Sarah Amroussi-Gilissen by Daniel Colussi | It's been two long years since Toronto's Hooded Fang last played Vancouver. During this time they've… more 

SOUNDTRACKING: Eight Minutes With Jose Gonzalez Of Junip (And A Ticket Giveaway!)

SOUNDTRACKING: Eight Minutes With Jose Gonzalez Of Junip (And A Ticket Giveaway!)

by Daniel Colussi | Sweden-by-way-of-Argentina folkie Jose Gonzalez made a pretty big splash during the aughties with his two solo albums, Veneer and In Our… more 

SOUNDTRACKING: A Few Thoughts On The Sudden And Unfortunate Closure Of “John”

SOUNDTRACKING: A Few Thoughts On The Sudden And Unfortunate Closure Of “John”

photo credit: Dave Pullmer by Daniel Colussi | There's a ridiculous amount of top notch music created in Vancouver and much of it exists on a slim periphery of… more 

SOUNDTRACKING: On The Two Black Flags And Which One Plays Vancouver On July 20

SOUNDTRACKING: On The Two Black Flags And Which One Plays Vancouver On July 20

by Daniel Colussi | Since discovering them sometime in Junior High School, Black Flag has held a kind of otherworldly, god-like status to me. I've read and… more 

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