Chelsea Wolfe: Pain is Beauty
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Chelsea Wolfe: Pain is Beauty

Chelsea Wolfe’s latest record is full of surprises. From the beginning it’s clear that it…

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House of Black Lanterns: Kill The Lights
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House of Black Lanterns: Kill The Lights

A prerequisite of appearing on Warp Records is having some sort of outlier appeal in…

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Concert Review: Flume
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Concert Review: Flume

(Photos: René Passet) Granville Street in Vancouver has a bit of a reputation. On any…

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Holy Hell! Undertow Turns 20
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Holy Hell! Undertow Turns 20

In 1993, metal and hardcore bands endured the wandering eyes of the fans. There were…

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How to Think More About Sex: by Alain de Botton
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How to Think More About Sex: by Alain de Botton

Today it seems like not many people proudly wear the philosopher hat. More often than…

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Revisit: The Jesus & Mary Chain: Darklands
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Revisit: The Jesus & Mary Chain: Darklands

For those excited by the raw, feedback-laden wall-of-sound of Psychocandy, the arrival of the Jesus…

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Tech N9ne: Something Else
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Tech N9ne: Something Else

Why is it that some hip-hop artists feel the need to jam their record with…

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Larry and His Flask: By the Lamp Light
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Larry and His Flask: By the Lamp Light

The experience of listening to the last two CDs produced by Larry and His Flask…

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Pet Shop Boys: Electric
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Pet Shop Boys: Electric

“Electronic music” is a blanket term that covers everything from the experimental depths of minimal…

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Fuck Buttons: Slow Focus
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Fuck Buttons: Slow Focus

There’s an argument made in rock purist circles that electronic music sounds “too perfect” or…

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