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.

7 Alternative, Non-Touristy Things To Do In Los Angeles

Whether it’s your first time or your 50th time, visiting Los Angeles can be an unforgettable trip. For most, visions of sunshine and Hollywood spring to mind thanks to the pop-culture mythology it has long created. However, those wide-eyed beliefs merely scratch…

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Interview with Kid Koala: A Turntable Evolution

Believe it or not, you might be a fan of Kid Koala and not even know it. Born Eric San, the renowned Canadian DJ has toured with Bjork and Radiohead, published graphic novels, and has composed music for such popular…

Addicted to Non-Fiction at Hot Docs 2019

It has been said that documentaries serve as a powerful platform that brings important topics to the table – sparking discussion, and sometimes, even social movements. Consequently, seeing these experiences through the dedicated work of filmmakers helps put ourselves in…

Black Lips and Fucked-Up at the Phoenix Concert Theatre

A tornado of high-octane indie rock initiated a fervor at Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre. As garage punk enthusiasts filled the venue, they were treated to a double shot of Fucked-Up and the Black Lips playing back-to-back sets of live-wire intensity….

The Claypool Lennon Delirium at Danforth Music Hall

Bass grandmaster Les Claypool and multi-instrumental singer, songwriter Sean Lennon (son of John and Yoko) make a great team. That is, a team who make serious psychedelic music. Overtaking Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall as The Claypool Lennon Delirium, the sold-out…

Deafheaven and Baroness at the Danforth Music Hall

The double-headlining tour of Baroness and Deafheaven was a metal-marriage for the ages. Following a near-fatal bus crash in 2012, Georgia-natives Baroness made a miraculous rebound. Ascending onwards and upwards ever since they released their critically acclaimed Purple album in…