KATASTROYKA

KATASTROYKA

14 October 2009 at Pub 340 Katastroyka's Ryan Riot doesn't believe in acoustic guitars. "If I can't distort the sound, I don't like playing it," says the leather-jacket-wearing Vancouver rock star. Never has this been more true than at this, my fifth Katastroyka show. They've taken off since

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THE LUDVICO TREATMENT: Romanticism

THE LUDVICO TREATMENT: Romanticism

Artist: The Ludvico Treatment Album: Romanticism Release: April 2007 Label: Self-released The Ludvico Treatment is the brain-child of Adam Veenendaal. Though he is accompanied by fellow musicians on stage, the album is almost entirely Adam's work. With a post-rock emphasis on instrumentals and a

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THE LUDVICO TREATMENT with KATASTROYKA and GIRLFRIENDS AND BOYFRIENDS

5 September 2009 at the Media Club Girlfriends And Boyfriends first caught my ear at their August show, curiously located at vodka bar RedxRed. While that show involved a headband and a sailor hat, this one featured skinny red jeans and a curious lack of headwear. Highlights included a reasonable

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ADJECTIVE with DEFEKTORS, ANIMAL BODIES and KATASTROYKA

ADJECTIVE with DEFEKTORS, ANIMAL BODIES and KATASTROYKA

Date: 9 August 2009Venue: Rickshaw TheatreIt seems these days that local musicians need to be more diverse than ever. I’ve witnessed artists who play multiple instruments, multiple sets, and even multiple gigs in one evening. These include the front woman of Animal Bodies, who alternated between g

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