Author Archives: Myles Herod

About Myles Herod

Traveller, image maker, pop-culture seeker, storyteller, a guy you want around when things go south. Tastes range from Kubrick to Krautrock, Wu-Tang to Wiseau. Currently resides in Toronto, Canada.

Robert DeLong at Velvet Underground

More than just a multifaceted musician, Robert DeLong is a born hype man. Encompassing every instrument imaginable – keyboards, cymbals, drums, guitars – the stage at Toronto’s Velvet Underground was set for a five-piece band, minimum. However, looks can be…

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John Maus at The Opera House

Intense may be the operative word used to describe John Maus live in concert.     Known for his one-man sets, it’s not uncommon to see the Minnesota native emotively pull his hair or scratch his eyes while screaming above…

TIFF’s 1999 Movies at the Millennium

1999 was a great year to be a film lover. Certain titles, to name just a few, from The Matrix, Three Kings, Boys Don’t Cry, The Six Sense, Magnolia, The Iron Giant, Being John Malkovich, The Blair Witch Project, and…

Noname live at the Danforth Music Hall

If there’s one name in hip-hop you should know for 2019, it should be Noname. Taking the stage at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall, the packed venue clamored with twenty-somethings itching to see the Chicago rapper impart her unique brand of…

New Video Alert: “Summer” by Lil T-Shirt

To name yourself Lil T-Shirt and release a song (and video) as pastorally unnerving as Summer throws one for a bit of a loop. Albeit, a hypnotic one. Picture, if you will, an idyllic river at dusk. Three females dressed in…

Alvvays at Danforth Music Hall

Headlining five consecutive dates at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall is no an easy feat. Thankfully, with a band like Alvvays, the music speaks for itself. Selling out night-after-night, the adage “if you play it, they will come” seems to resonate…