ICYMI for Tuesday 31st October 2017

'I'm super-grateful': Alan Doyle releases new book and solo album Alan Doyle has been performing for years and has built a dedicated fanbase, not only for his work as a musician but as an actor [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|Categories: News|17 Comments

Wolf Parade at the Black Cat

By Janet Athanasiou A 700-person venue that boasts it specializes in indie/alternative/punk/experimental music, the Black Cat in Washington DC hosted recently reunited Wolf Parade on October 22. The main stage of the venue is on [...]

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Show review|Tags: |37 Comments

Playlist Friday: A Canadian Indie Halloween

It's that time of the year again where I pull out the playlist of spooky creepy songs for Halloween. This playlist began back on the old CBC Music site when we could make playlists on [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |34 Comments

New releases for the week ending October 27th 2017

Gord Downie - Introduce Yerself On his final album, Introduce Yerself, the late singer-lyricist addresses the people and places that meant the most to him, among them his bandmates, Lake Ontario, his Indigenous acquaintances, his [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: , , , |18 Comments

Bend Sinister

On Saturday, October 21 I was able to see a Bend Sinister show again. It had been awhile since I last saw them and I was looking forward to hearing them again. They are on [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|Categories: Show review|Tags: , |31 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 24th October 2017

Does moving to Toronto actually help your band? Whether artists in other cities want to admit it or not, Toronto is the centre of Canada’s musical universe, with a gravitational pull that attracts bands from [...]

By | October 24th, 2017|Categories: News|24 Comments

Hollerado, Little Junior & Calpurnia at the Horseshoe 70th Anniversary Series

Toronto - Friday, October 20, 2017 - Hollerado at the Horseshoe Tavern, with Little Junior and Calpurnia Main Hollerado Photo by Tiffany Leeson This was the second of three nights for Hollerado as part of [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |43 Comments

Playlist Friday: Remembering Gord Downie

Statement from Gord Downie's webpage Oct 17, 2017 Last night Gord quietly passed away with his beloved children and family close by. Gord knew this day was coming – his response was to spend this [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|Categories: Playlists|Tags: , , , |25 Comments

New releases for the week ending October 20th 2017

Destroyer - ken Simple. Direct. Obvious. These are not the adjectives normally applied to Destroyer songs. Yet, speaking to Dan Bejar about his project’s 12th studio album, ken, these are the words he repeatedly reaches [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: , , , , , |37 Comments

Big City Cough – Before This There Was Everything

We are excited to share the release of Sean Beresford's first single, “Before This There Was Everything”, from their debut album Born At Night. Before This There Was Everything was the first song written and [...]

By | October 18th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |28 Comments