The Evaporators

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The Evaporators
Origin Vancouver, British Columbia
Genres Garage rock
Years active 1986-present
Labels Alternative Tentacles, Mint, Nardwuar
Associated acts Thee Goblins, Destroyer, The New Pornographers
Members Nardwuar the Human Serviette
John Collins
David Carswell
Scott Livingstone
Past members Lisa Marr

The Evaporators is a Canadian garage rock band formed in 1986 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Nardwuar, its founding member, is known for interviewing musicians and celebrities.


The Evaporators often collaborate with other musicians, such as Rodney Graham. John Collins is a member of the band The New Pornographers and David Carswell is in The Smugglers.

As of 2007, the band consists of vocalist/keyboardist Nardwuar the Human Serviette, guitarist David Carswell, bassist John Collins, and drummer Scott Livingstone. The band members also perform as Thee Goblins and other incarnations. Lisa Marr, formerly of Cub, was also formerly a member of The Evaporators.




  • Lisa Marr

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Most of their releases have been available on both compact disc and vinyl, as well as 8-track.



  • "Welcome to My Castle" (1992)
  • "I'm Going to France!" (1993)
  • "Honk the Horn" (2001)
  • "A Wild Pear" (Split 7" with Andrew W.K.) (2009)



  • Canadian Relics EP with the song "Coho? Coho!" (1995)

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