Wednesday, December 02, 2009
nightclubs



Let's start with some free music.

Jay Arner (from Fine Mist, International Falls, Poison Dart, and probably some other things I'm missing) had a few extra songs that didn't become Fine Mist material that he recorded solo, and he's giving the resulting four song EP away for free. Jay Ferguson from Sloan guests on one track and Dave from Japandroids sort of guests on another (Jay sampled his drumming) and like his last solo EP (that you can still get here), it's pretty great.

Download it in mp3 or Apple Lossless on his tumblr.

Also worth noting, is an unprecedented tie at Shindig yesterday between Hidden Towers (sweet, instrumental metal) and Pro Nails (sweet, spazzy, synth punk), which means there's going to be four bands for the finals on Tuesday... so get their early (or plan to stay late--I'd imagine the former though).

Prairie Cat plays Little Mountain on December tonight.

No LA Kill, Boogie Monster, and Shipyards are at Zoo Shop (223 Main St.) on Friday.

Luke Top plays the Media Club with Sun Wizard and the Shilohs on December 7th.

Parlour Steps and Aidan Knight play the Biltmore on December 14th. It's $10 to get in, but if you bring a donation of new underwear or socks (that the DTES Women's Centre and the Salvation Army will later give out to Vancouver's homeless), you get in for free.

Congress, Bogus Tokus, and Dead Meat play the Biltmore on December 21st.

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone are at the Biltmore on January 8th.

Frog Eyes, Apollo Ghosts, and Tyranahorse are at the Biltmore on January 22nd.

White Denim is at the Media Club on January 23rd.

Bowerbirds and Julie Doiron are at the Biltmore on January 23rd.

St. Vincent and Wildbirds & Peacedrums play Venue on February 4th.

Four Tet is at the Biltmore on February 24th.

now playing: the Abramson Singers - Take a Camera

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2 Comments:

Infected Mushroom are coming to the Commodore on January 16

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10:11 PM  

That Jay Arner ep is so amazing

By Anonymous Tristan, at 10:35 AM  

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