Local Reviews: AM Revelator

Local Reviews: AM Revelator
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AM Revelator = Queens of the Stone Age + Angus Khan … read more

Local Reviews: Little Sap Dungeon/Perception Cleanse/Perception

Local Reviews: Little Sap Dungeon/Perception Cleanse/Perception
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Little Sap Dungeon/Perception Cleanse Perception = Front Line Assembly (pre-Millenium) + Velvet Acid Christ + Bile + Hocicio … read more

Local Reviews: Spiral Diary

Local Reviews: Spiral Diary
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Spiral Diary = Dashboard Confessional + Saves the Day + Plain White T’s … read more

Local Reviews: Steady Machete

Local Reviews: Steady Machete
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I normally find dancey indie bands really annoying, but Steady Machete is awesome. They are tight as hell and use elements in every song that keep me interested. It’s like a little bit less technical Minus the Bear.  … read more

 
 
Local Reviews: Such Vengeance

Local Reviews: Such Vengeance
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If you’re a fan of modern melodic metalcore, Such Vengeance has created an album worth listening to. The five piece band from Pleasant Grove sounds like a band that could be signed with the likes of Roadrunner, Victory, or Solid State records. … read more

Local Reviews: Until Further Notice

Local Reviews: Until Further Notice
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Until Further Notice is the perfect band. There, I said it. If I knew nothing about music, I might mean it. The songs these guys play are retardedly sophomoric and lack any musical talent beyond beginner-level teenage rock camp.  … read more

Fighting Back at Black Friday

Fighting Back at Black Friday
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Vancouver illustrator/cartoonist Ted Dave first conceived Buy Nothing Day in 1992.  According to him, the idea occurred while working a routine 40-hour-a-week job in a downtown Vancouver office.  “I was coming away at the end of the day and saying, ‘oh my god I just spent ten dollars on coffee and muffins again. What’s the matter with me?'” … read more

The Blue Collar of Odeus Skateboards

The Blue Collar of Odeus Skateboards
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The concept for Odeus started with Alex Lemons skating in the mid 80s when the only board options were a plastic banana board or a Powell Peralta.  The banana boards were poor quality and the Peralta was expensive. “There was no in-between option. I was going to be the guy that made that third option.” … read more

Localized: Aye Aye, Sleepover, The Kidneys – November 2009

Localized: Aye Aye, Sleepover, The Kidneys – November 2009
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This month SLUG’s Localized bring you the folkie-blusey psychedelia of Aye Aye, twee pop from Sleepover and opening band The Kidneys. It all happens on Fri. Nov. 13 at The Urban Lounge. Five bucks gets you in. … read more

SFK Man Zone

SFK Man Zone
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Simon Larson has recently been putting a lot of his creative energy into building custom motorcycles. From this passion was created the “Man Zone,” a garage in the back of their house where you can find anywhere from one to 15 people skating and working on bikes. … read more