0173 – Closer Album IV

Easily one of the bands we’ve been most excited about since their inception – noise-rock band from Vancouver, Closer, has been kicking ass and taking names onstage throughout the city spreading gritty rock and damn good times.  Currently brewing up a set of new material in 2017…they’re hibernating through winter, writing and recording like all […]Read More

SBS Live This Week 056

Awesome tunes on this episode with a full lineup of videos, music and spotlight info! Check out music/videos from Shmolts, DF3, Morning Fame and This Is A Joke Please Be Offended! Also featuring spotlights on the music of Endsightt, The Drama Dolls and Omar Bowing – and a doubleshot of tunes recorded by Closer from […]Read More

0127 – Closer Album III

After missing the cut in 2013 as a brand-new band auditioning for a spot in the 1000 day series from Rod Matheson on his EverydayMusicTV channel – we brought back Closer as veterans of the indie-scene by the time the opportunity came back around a year later.  This time we even conned the noise-rock champions […]Read More

0123 – SBS Grunge Panel Album II

Additional shots from our time discussing grunge music on SBS Live This Week with indie-experts Tyler Mayfield (Lung Flower), Tyler Hutton (The Pit/Closer) and Steve Barmash (Blackout Lights) at our studio setup in Abbotsford, BC.  Awesome to talk to these guys, and we’ve run into them all interacting on stages throughout the city’s music-scene – […]Read More

SBS Podcast 004

I clearly need my old co-host back just to keep me on some sort of schedule! It’s been far too long! And full-disclosure…I’ve had this one recorded for a while now…just too sick to function and get it out there lately! I mean…look at the cover of this episode…I’m down to skin & bones! Featuring […]Read More

0108 – Closer (Live @ The Backstage Lounge 2014) Album

Closer or Closer…however you choose to pronounce it…doesn’t matter to me or them I’m sure as long as you’re checking out their music!  If you’re around the Vancouver music-scene then you’re already familiar with these noise-rock behemoths…they’ve shown up on just about every stage throughout the city and neighbouring cities throughout the past three-four years, […]Read More

0106 – The SBS Grunge Panel

It took a LOT of harassment and due-diligence on my part in order to make this episode of SBS Live This Week happen back in 2014 – but hey, that’s GRUNGE for you…those guys don’t get out of bed before 3pm – that’s a FACT.  It’s a hard-knock life for the grunge-music crowd typically, but […]Read More

The Pit – “Closer” (Live @ The Backstage Lounge 2016)

Time to bring out some new videos for SBS Separated in 2016! We’ll start this off with the very last live song we saw in Vancouver…right before we packed up to move to Ottawa.  The Pit are featured below in a performance of their song “Closer” – and you won’t fuckin believe your eyes when […]Read More

0094 – Closer Album II

Here’s a look at some of our favourite memories from our history…the SBS Photo Journal!  Gathered from our show SBS Live This Week, live events around local Vancouver, BC & beyond, and from all our random experiences here at the place we love more than anything, sleepingbagstudios.  More photos we had from our time interviewing […]Read More

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