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John Tanner

Vancouver band Bleating Hearts wields much emotional insight

This Vancouver band really bleats.

Art of Dying sign to Donegan and Draiman's Intoxication Records

Vancouver's Art of Dying is no longer indie...Great shame or great success?

Fazioli Pianos located at Showcase Pianos on Broadway

It's a boat... it's a plane! It makes music?

Crash at Heather and Broadway Stops Transit

The three vehicle pile up occurred at about 8 p.m. last night. Apparently there was a BMW, a taxi and another car involved. Ambulances, firetrucks and police cars rushed to the scene. The 99 and 9...

So I Bought a (Digital) Piano

Riding the 99 B-line is a unique experience. So many storefronts, diverse crowds of people and that comforting voice saying things like, "Next stop Main Street." Every time I travel on that accordion

Brickhouse Rocks the House Every Thursday at the Fairview Pub

Whose playing is more solid than a brick house?

Welcome to IndieVan

Musician John Tanner introduces himself and his column.

This Pit Doesn't Hurt

Say goodbye to moshing. Let's face it, we have all grown since the 1990s and have collectively learned to better express our feelings. Meet Passion Pit: psychedelic, loving and Big Beat. They are...