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.

Willie Nelson and his 2019 Outlaw Music Festival

At 86 years old, Willie Nelson is not only a music legend, he’s an institution. Spearheading another year of the Outlaw Music Festival, the country icon saw himself (and a trio of additional acts) perform at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage. First…

‘Yesterday’ is a Hard Day’s Watch

The Beatles deserved better than Yesterday. Despite the indelible song catalogue that fills the movie from beginning to end, director Danny Boyle has delivered a music industry fable that reduces the audience’s intelligence to embarrassing lows. The story of the…

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…

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….