Director Karyn Kusama, left, and Nicole Kidman consult on the set of “Destroyer.” (Courtesy Annapurna Pictures)

Karyn Kusama discusses ‘Destroyer’s’ physical, moral challenges

Although 2018 included remarkable cinematic achievements by women, Karyn Kusama’s extraordinary, haunting…


Dan Bejar -- aka Destroyer -- comes to town with his new album. (Courtesy Ted Bois)

Destroyer’s ‘Ken’ inspired by 1980s UK indie bands

When Vancouver multi-instrumentalist Dan Bejar christened his initially one-man band Destroyer in…


Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel make up Phantogram. (Courtesy Timothy Saccenti)

Phantogram finds catharsis in dark material

How do the partners in synth-rock duo Phantogram -- vocalist Sarah Barthel…