Category: Music

Luna Li live at the Danforth

Hannah Bussiere Kim was raised in the Hogwartsesque Toronto music school run by her parents. Armed only with a piano and a violin, Hannah trained in the fundamentals before packing her musical bindle and journeying to Montreal to master her…

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…

Your Daily Feel Good – Culture Club Returns

In the 80s, Culture Club was one of the biggest bands in the world. And Boy George was one of the most talented and divisive artists of the day. His soulful voice both clashed and blended with his androgynous appearance….

Pogo along to Autogramm’s new new-wave classic

Autogramm is a trio from Vancouver who emulate the new wave best (or worst, depending on your feelings) of the 80s – powerpoppin’ in the style of The Cars and Gary Numan with tight drums and bass and lots of…

Your Daily Feel Good – Lucius’ Fug Yep Soundation

    Multi instrumentalist Richard Swift wasn’t exactly a household name. However, any indie music fan unaware of the man was unsuspectingly familiar with his playing. A beloved hired gun and collaborator on many artists’ albums and tours, Swift was…

Thus Owls Share Live Performance At The Phi

Thus Owls put out one of my favourite albums of 2018,The Mountain That We Live Upon. They launched the album last September with a grand multidisciplinary performance at the Phi Centre during Pop Montreal. Keeping with this week’s theme of new, great…

The Internet at REBEL

Established in 2011 by Odd Future members Syd and Matt Martians, Los Angeles five-piece, The Internet have become premium providers of neo-soul. During their sprawling 90-minute set at Toronto’s Rebel, they brought melody and rhythm in spades. In fact, the…