Verdix (Calgary) have to be one of the more criminally overlooked bands of their era. Their “Media” single (backed with “Lookin’ Around,” included here) holds its own against the best of Vancouver power-pop contingent. This is song is definitely a part of an upcoming big announcement regarding some additional goodies surrounding the book’s October release.
Chris was a huge help in writing Perfect Youth, even though I was initially terrified of him because he looks like this and I look like this. All of his books are worth picking up. An actual rebel, literary original, and giving dude.