Archive for August, 2012

The Perfect Speaker

(Aug 30, 2012) Audio fetishism can be a bit exhausting, and getting the perfect stereo/amplifier/speakers/headphones can feel like a lifelong se...

To Rome With Love

(Aug 30, 2012) Anna gives Antonio a Lesson on Love… Woody Allen is infamous for making films that shed light upon the oft-overlooked impuls...

Janka Nabay, Bubu King

(Aug 29, 2012) Janka Nabay’s life story is an incredible one –  he revived the near-extinct genre of “bubu” music in Si...

Communal Tables: Are You Going to Finish That?

(Aug 29, 2012) We sit next to strangers all the time, in a movie theater or on the public transit, but dining with randoms?  The use of communa...

Oranj You Glad

(Aug 27, 2012) Nursing a hangover from going out the night before hard, I walked into Oranj pleasantly surprised by how uber hip the new salon s...

Machus Summer Sale

(Aug 20, 2012) The Store Justin Machus owner of Machus has retail in his blood. When he opened up Machus on East Burnside last year I had a chanc...

Montreal Under the Sun – Club Espagnol

(Aug 20, 2012) The temperature is a scorching 32 degrees Celsius.   The city oozes heat; it rises up from the blackness of the asphalt, teasin...

Butts, Boobs and Bicepts

(Aug 19, 2012) This has been a HOT summer and in efforts to stay cool people have been barely clothing themselves.  At the risk of sounding lik...

Vancouver’s New Sci-fi Kids On the Block

(Aug 16, 2012) Vancouver has a long standing history of developing science fiction of the highest caliber. The city that gave us William Gibson a...

The Kid’s Finally Have Their Say

(Aug 16, 2012) DJ Culture comes and go and those involved with it, but only a few of them make me feel old. I first met Mori Zuiten at a show I ...

Corgi’s Are Cute

(Aug 15, 2012) With the Summer Olympics just wrapping up not to mention my Mom currently visiting London, I’ve got England on my mind. An...

Holy Motors addresses the public

(Aug 15, 2012) One of my most trusted film-maker friends has stated that his most anticipated film in a long time is Holy Motors made by direct...

The Whale

(Aug 15, 2012) I wouldn’t call myself an environmental activist, but I am definitely an environmentalist – that is, one who bases m...

Larry James Has A Posse

(Aug 14, 2012) No, not Larry David, Larry James. You heard this repeatedly during the 2012 edition of Montreal’s Mutek festival. It’...

Still Talkin’ All That Jazz

(Aug 14, 2012) There are few brands more consistent in Vancouver than that of the Vancouver Jazz Festival. Other regional jazz fests have a tend...