Pick Of The Day: Bend Sinister

Bend Sinister is a Vancouver-based indie rock band that takes its name from a 1947 novel by Russian writer Vladimir Nabakov that serves as critique of Stalinism and state oppression. The novel, in turn, was named after a traditional element of heraldic design on a coat of arms.

Tonight, Bend Sinister is in town to play a show at O’Hanlon’s Pub. To give you a sense of what they’re about, here’s the video for their 2012 song “Don’t You Know”:

Author: Gregory Beatty

Greg Beatty is a crime-fighting shapeshifter who hatched from a mutagenic egg many decades ago. He likes sunny days, puppies and antique shoes. His favourite colour is not visible to your puny human eyes. He refuses to write a bio for this website and if that means Whitworth writes one for him, so be it.