Category: Music

The Band Camino at Mod Club

September 17, 2019 was a milestone day for both The Band Camino and local support VALLEY. It marked the first international show for The Band Camino, and VALLEY was riding the high of the release of their LP Maybe, which…

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ADDICTED at the 2019 Polaris Music Prize

Every September – tucked away above Toronto’s bustling Yonge Street – the historic Carlu event space hosts one of Canada’s biggest nights in music. The Polaris Music Prize, now in its 13th season, is unique in that it gathers journalists, artists,…

New Music Friday – Post Hiatus Edition

Apologies, NMFers. I have been going full speed for the last couple of weeks and often had to choose between work and sleep. Sometimes work won, less often did sleep. But I crammed like a high schooler before an exam…

Tycho Live at Meridian Hall

Who is Tycho? Is he the white-clad king of cushioned comedowns? A multimedia electronic band experience? A graphic designer and photographer? A Danish astronomer? All of the above, son. As well Tycho is Scott Hansen, a Californian visual artist who…

Lenny Kravitz at Budweiser Stage

Lenny Kravitz is still doing it his way. Gaining stardom in the 1990s, the forever youthful 55-year-old provided a refreshing injection of rock and roll attitude to the capacity crowd at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage. In a time where countless pop…

ADDICTED at FME 2019: Festival De Musique Émergente

WORDS AND PHOTOS BY MYLES HEROD   The town’s name is Rouyn-Noranda. It’s a strange, foreign-sounding mouthful with a beautiful secret. Over the course of August 29 to Sept 1, the northern Quebec community of 42,000 was transformed into a…

MARINA Shines, Even Without Her Diamonds

Marina Diamandis dreamed of one day having her own band. As the frontwoman, naturally, it would be named after her, though she’d skew her last name with creative license (as I likely just did in those opening sentences). The first…