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Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and raised in Vancouver, BC, Shane Abram Nelken, leader and songwriter for The Awkward Stage, has long been considered one of Vancouver's best kept secrets. Where some play hard to get, he has taken it a step further and played "hard to find." Much like TV "Fall Guy" Lee Majors, he's the unknown stuntman who made Vancouver's indie scene sound so fine. Shane's ability to seamlessly shift among a wide variety of musical styles (and… read more

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  • The artwork is horrible, alright
  • i like the music... i hate the artwork :p
  • Can't believe I'm just now stumbling across Shane Nelken and this band- truly stunning. And I read in the biography he works as a cremationist??
  • i just realized i wrote pretty much the exact same thing on this box two years ago. eleven people have posted since. seriously... how???
  • i dont understand how this guy is so obscure. both his albums are stunning. power-pop glory.
  • I like. I like a lot.
  • New album's out! Go check it out.
  • They have a new album coming out in like two weeks. I think it may have leaked already, not sure.
  • I havent felt this much love for a band in a very long time. I recommend it to everyone.
  • There is no Vancouver band I love more right now.

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