Music

 Ash Tanasiychuk

A Conversation with Artificial Intelligence

A Conversation with Artificial Intelligence

Kıvanç Tatar's performance at OPEN to ENTER, Selector's Records.

This performance is a duo with a musical agent, artificial intelligence, making music. The human performer is on the left channel and the musical agent is on the right channel. The agent listens to the human performer and itself real-time, making proactive decisions about future actions. The agent is trained on a 30 minute experimental […]

 Tara Flynn

Not Yet Yeti & Mine Agente

Not Yet Yeti & Mine Agente

Presented by Sawdust Collector at Gold Saucer Studio

On Wednesday September 14th, two multidisciplinary performances happened at Gold Saucer: Not Yet Yeti and Mine Agente. Music, movement, and live sewing, all photographed by Tara Flynn. NOT YET YETI Ben Brown: Drums JP Carter: trumpet and electronics Lee Hutzulak: bass and electronics Dave Leith: synthesizer and electronics John Mutter: guitar and electronics with special […]

 Jon Vincent

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2016

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2016

The Festival's 39th year, told through photos

Vancouver’s much loved music festival celebrated its 39th year with 60 international, national and local musicians, performing live and outdoors in Jericho Park, over the course of three days and nights. The Vancouver Folk Music Festival attracts a wide range of patrons from families to a young generation of music goers, all who can enjoy […]

 Frances Breden

Hong Kong Exile: In Studio

Hong Kong Exile: In Studio

A short documentary film on the interdisciplinary arts company

Hong Kong Exile: In Studio. A short documentary film on the interdisciplinary arts company Hong Kong Exile, and their current work in studio. The film weaves together Milton Lim‘s meditative new media work, Remy Siu‘s compositions of light and sound, and Natalie Tin Yin Gan‘s contemporary solo dance. The three artists also speak to the […]

 Lebon Siu

Rossi Gang: “Rosetta”

Rossi Gang: “Rosetta”

Jump and jive into the night

Rossi Gang are releasing their debut music video for their cover of the jazz standard “Rosetta”, a video follow-up to their recent album release titled “The Bohemiyam” on March 29th. The video was directed by Lebon Siu, a recent film graduate and aspiring music video director, who first heard the smooth jazz tunes of Rossi […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

ISEA2015 Disruption video

ISEA2015 Disruption video

The VANDOCUMENT recap of ISEA2015. Not for the faint hearted or epileptic.

ISEA2015 was a six-day symposium (14-19th August 2015) featuring over 450 speakers, workshops, tutorials, panels, papers and institutional presentations, showcasing over 160 cutting-edge digital artworks. ISEA2015’s theme of DISRUPTION invited a conversation about the aesthetics of change, renewal, and game-changing paradigms. To go with this theme, this video is packed with raw bursts of energy; […]

 Aly Laub

Pop Punk Paradise at Seven Dining Lounge

Pop Punk Paradise at Seven Dining Lounge

Failing Street debuts their EP at an all-ages show

On November 5th, a young crowd floods Seven Dining Lounge. They’re here to see five musical acts perform: solo artists Joel Stibbs and Bryan Michael, followed by Harper Youth, One And The Same, and the headliners, Failing Street. The show is Failing Street’s debut of their EP, Silver Tongues and Silver Globes, so a large […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Bathed in Blue Light, Banging Steam

Bathed in Blue Light, Banging Steam

A glimpse at the performances of Improvised Resolutions @ Gold Saucer

Photo and video documentation by Ash Tanasiychuk A friendly introduction, A gong, Bass & violin, Guitar, pedals, Lash out noise dance Improvised Resolutions, a night of improvised music at the Gold Saucer. Code of Silence, featuring Kıvanç Tatar on trumpet and electronics, Victor Zappi on D-Box (hackable musical instrument), Matthew Ariaratnam on prepared guitar and […]

 Aly Laub

“Trashy Show” Review

“Trashy Show” Review

Local bands perform at 333 on October 23, 2015

  Words By Alyssa Laube   With a name like “Trashy Show”, it’s easy to jump to conclusions about the event. It doesn’t help that it’s at a notoriously run-down venue, either. Due to the number of people who RSVP’d “Yes” for October 23rd, the space was changed from the original location to 333 Clark Drive, […]

 Kaitlen Louise

Disembarking the Garuda IV

Disembarking the Garuda IV

Pythagoras Records Issue 01 Launch at the Vancouver Art Gallery

On a rainy Sunday, Pythagoras Records brought together some nice folks in the rotunda of the Vancouver Art Gallery. Those curved twin marble steps that seem all so familiar were infinitely more impressive when experienced in a relaxing way. Lounging on the stairs drinking a beer while Dan Rincon provided the perfect soundtrack. All that […]