SOUNDTRACKING | New Single Presages New Album By “Girlfriends And Boyfriends”

SOUNDTRACKING | New Single Presages New Album By “Girlfriends And Boyfriends”

by Grady Mitchell | Vancouver trio Girlfriends And Boyfriends have released a new, long-awaited single called A Flower. It's a dark and plaintive track that embodies modern New Wave, complete with splashy drums, reverbed guitar, and grim, sonorous vocals. Although they've developed that signature New Wave style, the band began very differently. When guitarist Pete Panovic founded it, everything was straight Brit Pop. "All the songs ended up sounding like Oasis," he says. Bassist… more 

SOUNDTRACKING | New Foursome ‘Frankie’ Dials In Their Sound, Gets Set For Festivals

SOUNDTRACKING | New Foursome ‘Frankie’ Dials In Their Sound, Gets Set For Festivals

by Grady Mitchell | Vancouver quartet Frankie, comprised of singer/guitarist Francesca Carbonneau, keyboardist Nashlyn Lloyd, bassist Samantha Lankester,… more 

SOUNDTRACKING | “Shimmering Stars” To Tease New Album At The Electric Owl Aug. 2

SOUNDTRACKING | “Shimmering Stars” To Tease New Album At The Electric Owl Aug. 2

by Grady Mitchell | On August 2nd at The Electric Owl, Vancouver quartet Shimmering Stars will offer a sneak peek of their second album, Bedrooms of the… more 

SOUNDTRACKING | Local Band ‘The Shilohs’ Celebrating New Album With Chinatown Gig

SOUNDTRACKING | Local Band ‘The Shilohs’ Celebrating New Album With Chinatown Gig

by Grady Mitchell | On Thursday, June 19th, The Shilohs will be celebrating the release of their latest, self-titled album with a show at Fortune… more 

SOUNDTRACKING | Greg Bevis Of Holy Oker & Bear Mountain On The Challenges Of Pop

SOUNDTRACKING | Greg Bevis Of Holy Oker & Bear Mountain On The Challenges Of Pop

by Grady Mitchell | Greg Bevis believes that pop music can and should challenge listeners. Decades ago, artists like Elton John and Fleetwood Mac were able… more 

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… more 

SOUNDTRACKING | Local Band “B-Lines” Share Tunes Before Their Electric Owl Gig

SOUNDTRACKING | Local Band “B-Lines” Share Tunes Before Their Electric Owl Gig

by Daniel Colussi | I like to consider the four lads of B-Lines to be my personal professors of punk rock. Through many conversations across the Zulu… 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 

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