sarahw, Author at The Panic Manual

Festival Review: Live at Squamish, August 20th and 21st, Squamish, BC

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Oh British Columbia, the beautiful left coast of Canada.   Where the tiny town of Squamish lies quietly nestled in between Vancouver and Whistler.  Not seeing much action for most of the year, other than people checking out the mining museum and bathroom breaks on the way to Whistler.  That is until Virgin schedules a music festival there and thousands of hipsters descend upon the tiny town for 2 days of beautiful music and mayhem.  Thus Live at Squamish was born. …

Concert Review: Junior Boys, Caribou, Miracle Fortress, June 9, Phoenix

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Miracle Fortress is a side project by Graham Van Pelt, keyboardist of Think About Life. Van Pelt hails from Montreal and is touring after the release of his sophomore album Was I the Wave off Secret City Records

Concert Review: A-Trak, May 13, Branx (Portland, OR)

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Last week I was in Portland, Oregon for work, one of my favourite cities in America. It’s clean, pretty, full of hipsters, void of sales tax and has the most micro-breweries and strips clubs per capita. I mean, what’s not to love?

Best of 2010: Sarah F’n Wilbore’s Fave Albums and Shows

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2010 has been a pretty epic year musically.  It was difficult to narrow down my favourites.  But, without further ado, here are the top 5 albums and top 5 shows according to Sarah. Top 5 Albums Black Keys – Brothers I was introduced to the Black Keys through this album, I subsequently acquired their entire substantial discography and have been in love ever since.  These guys have finally reached the proverbial pop culture tipping point with their tunes being featured …