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I love when I hear music that moves far beyond labels to a place where only rad riffs and freedom to create what’s in your heart exists! The new band IRATA – who happen to be on Kylesa’s label Retro Futurist Records – create the kind of songs that I’m speaking of above.

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Pinkish Black is a dark band that comes with a dark story. Originally formed under the name The Great Tyrant, the trio back then was focusing on a doom/jazz blend. However, bass guitarist Tommy Atkins’ suicide in 2010 put a halt to the production of the band’s first album. The two

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The new FEUERBAHN record Suolo is a never ending ocean of awesome dirge, and the song “Torberia” is a boat ride that I never want to end! This band knows how to create slow-moving, majestic walls of atmosphere that close in on your humanity. Only one label would best describe their sound: AWESOME,

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Text and Photos: Abi Coulson I was once told that the words “awesome” and amazing” are vastly overused in today’s society, and I too am guilty of contributing to this overuse. However, I can truly say that this show at Vancouver’s Rickshaw on the infamous East Hastings St was, in

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The UK’s Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats have just released a new album, The Night Creeper, and they’re touring all over North America and Europe this fall (dates below). Their Vancouver show is Friday, September 25th at the Commodore Ballroom, and we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away! Just

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Known as the era of free love, peace and awakening the mind, the 60s and early 70s were also known as the counterculture that revived occult mysticism. Breaking free from the suburban post-war monotony, the decade started a spiritual movement throughout the world. Before the 60s, there had always existed

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