Live Review: Lauris Vidal and Andy Shauf at The Drunken Unicorn, September 8

By Giles Turnbull If you thought drunken unicorns were thin on the ground, they weren’t badly outnumbered by the crowd as Andy Shauf took the stage. This was a great shame, because Andy, recently voted one of USA Today’s Pop Candy “Pop Five Canadian Artists You Should Be Listening To,” is a fine songwriter. In […]

CD Review: Lauris Vidal — Better Part; Playing The Drunken Unicorn, September 8

Lauris Vidal Better Part P Is For Panda By Giles Turnbull Lauris Vidal’s work is characterized by carefully sparse band arrangements, making his songs always sound fresh because of the space that seems to let them breathe.  His effective writing finds many different and interesting ways to do this from one track to the next. […]

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