Author: Pete

PeteHatesMusic’s Top Songs of 2016

Twitter: @PeteHatesMusic I’ve been a bit of an absentee father from the blog the past few months (depending on how generous your definition of “few” is). Excuses include travelling to Iceland, travelling to New York (and seeing CHVRCHES at Radio...

Tragically Hip - Aug 10 2016 Air Canada Centre Toronto

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...