Posts By: Kirsty Chan

Louisiana Lightning

I’m rosy in the music club heat and this flush feels a little like love, like a spring in my spine. The air is fluid, juicy with Herbie Hancock’s “Cantaloupe Island.” The band massages Herbie till everything melts. The keyboard player is slicked back and smooth, his hair shiny like someone licked their fingers and… Read more »

David Vertesi sets sail with ‘Sad Dad Cruise Ship’

It’s shaping up to be a busy year for Vancouver musician David Vertesi. He hosted the final Sing It Forward fundraising concert in January, released his sophomore solo album, Sad Dad Cruise Ship, in April, and just wrapped up a sold-out cross-Canada tour opening for Said The Whale. The Martlet caught up with Vertesi as… Read more »