Recently went to the Jock Tears tape release show at the Matador (with The Jins and Basic Nature opening), and wrote a review of it for CiTR’s Discorder (UBC’s radio station/publication) with Discorder’s RLA editor.
Jock Tears w/The Jins, Basic Nature
The Matador; October 7, 2016
Descending a set of wooden stairs, I was greeted with the graffitied walls and cosy atmosphere of the Matador. It was a small, intimate room that soon became filled with people looking for a good show on a Friday night. Familiar greetings echoed through the venue as those already present mingled on couches and benches, waiting for the opening acts to start.
The lights dimmed and The Jins, a local and well loved three-piece, opened the night with an impressive wall of energy that overtook the packed basement.
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