Tragically Hip - Aug 10 2016 Air Canada Centre Toronto 0

Unsung Tragically Hip Songs

Today could very well be the last show ever for Canadian music legends the Tragically Hip. There are more than enough think pieces out there, so I’ll spare you the 5 minutes. Instead, let’s focus on some of the unsung...

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CMW Critical Conclusions for: Gosti

The second band on my bill for a Thursday night Canadian Music Week show was Australian act Gosti, proving that you don’t need to be Canadian to partake in a week celebrating Canadian music. Venue: Cameron House (Back Room) First...

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CMW Critical Conclusions for: Boreal Sons

The first band for our Thursday night Canadian Music Week experience was Boreal Sons. They played the somewhat awkward Cameron House (in that you walk right beside both the front room stage and then past the back room stage to...

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CMW Critical Conclusions for: Wintersleep

The Indies at CMW2016 closed out with east coast headliners, Wintersleep. They were one of the first interviews we ever had, so check out our 2012 chat with them here. Venue: The Phoenix First Impressions: Like The Zolas before them,...

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CMW Critical Conclusions for: The Zolas

Vancouver group The Zolas took the stage as the second band at the Indies last night, as part of CMW2016. Check out what we thought below (and heck, check out our 2012 interview with the band). Venue: The Phoenix First...

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CMW Critical Conclusions for: Alberta Cross

PeteHatesMusic continued their CMW2016 adventures by spending the night with supermodels the Indie88 showcase at the awards for The Indies. First up – Alberta Cross. Venue: The Phoenix First Impressions: The vocals were a bit loud in the mix, but...

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CMW Critical Conclusions for: Stonetrotter

It is year 4 of PHM at CMW. Thanks to special contributor Kristina B for her review below. Stonetrotter hails from, as they call it “the wilds north of Toronto”, Barrie, Ontario. Lead vocalist and guitarist Dave Allen, pianist Courtney...

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Weekend Music – April 22

Jlin – Infared (Bagua). Heavy. Sullen Prospector – Forest Whirl. Dense. Arcade Fire – Afterlife (Flume Remix). Caribou – Your Love Will Set You Free (Carl Craig Remix) Spring King – Rectifier. Ras Demo – Sekkle Up The Score. South...

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Weekend Music: March playlist

Here’s a pile of (hopefully) interesting music for your weekend. Crank ’em up loud and enjoy. Mike Doughty – Light Will Keep Your Heart Beating in the Future… Mike Doughty was the frontman for the 2000’s-ey alternative band Soul Coughing....