|Origin||Vancouver, British Columbia|
|Genres||Garage rock, punk rock, ska|
|Labels||Alternative Tentacles, Mint, Nardwuar|
|Associated acts||Thee Goblins, Destroyer, The New Pornographers|
|Members||Nardwuar the Human Serviette|
|Past members||Lisa Marr|
The Evaporators is a Canadian garage rock band formed in 1986 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Nardwuar, its founding member, is also known for interviewing musicians and celebrities. As of 2007, the band consists of vocalist/keyboardist Nardwuar the Human Serviette, guitarist David Carswell, bassist John Collins, and drummer Scott Livingstone.
As well as recording and performing as a separate group, The Evaporators often collaborate with other musicians, including Rodney Graham and Andrew W.K. John Collins is a member of the band The New Pornographers and David Carswell is in The Smugglers.
By 2008, the band had released four albums. The Evaporators were featured on a compilation album, Busy Doing Nothing, in 2013, and in 2016 the band released an album Ogopogo Punk. Most of their releases have been available on compact disc, vinyl, and 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)
- I'm Going to France! (1994) Tosk Worldwide 8-tracks
- United Empire Loyalists (1996)
- I Gotta Rash (1998)
- Ripple Rock (2004)
- Gassy Jack & Other Tales (2007)
- Busy Doing Nothing (2012)
- Ogopogo Punk (2016)
- Canadian Relics EP with the song "Coho? Coho!" (1995)
- Music of Canada
- Music of Vancouver
- Canadian rock
- List of Canadian musicians
- List of bands from Canada
- List of bands from British Columbia
- Brian Fauteux (2 November 2015). Music in Range: The Culture of Canadian Campus Radio. Wilfrid Laurier University Press. pp. 158–. ISBN 978-1-77112-152-1.
- Kevin Chong (2005). Neil Young Nation. Greystone Books Ltd. pp. 23–. ISBN 978-1-55365-116-1.
- Kaitlin Fontana (1 October 2011). Fresh at Twenty: The Oral History of Mint Records. ECW Press. p. 183. ISBN 978-1-77090-052-3.
- SPIN Media LLC (November 2005). SPIN. SPIN Media LLC. pp. 15–. ISSN 0886-3032.
- Kevin Prested (1 December 2014). Punk USA: The Rise and Downfall of Lookout! Records. Microcosm Publishing. pp. 109–. ISBN 978-1-62106-612-5.
- "Another Nardwuar-ticle". The Peak, Vol. 129, Issue 2. May 12, 2008. By Joe Paling. Archived from the original at the Wayback Machine.
- "Nardwuar and the Evaporators – Busy Doing Nothing". Consequences of Sound, by David DiLillo on March 08, 2012.
- "The Garage: Creative B.C. pledges $4.41m to B.C. music industry". Vancouver Sun, Tom Harrison, December 7, 2016
- "Review: UBC olden goldies Nardwuar and the Evaporators’ Ogopogo Punk indicates they can’t be stopped or shaved". The Ubyssey, By Sean Harbottle Dec. 21, 2016
- "Nardwuar flexes his skills on Ogopogo Punk". Georgia Strait, by Gregory Adams on December 25, 2016.