Category: Music

The 2014 Vocab Lounge

Another Vocab lounge has come and gone, and what a day it was. This year it held centre stage as one of the must attend events for the Much Music Video Awards (MMVA) weekend, taking place at the Umbra flagship…

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Field Trip Festival – Day 2

While the second day of Field Trip wasn’t nearly as picturesque as the first (read about Day 1), what lacked in nice weather was more than made up for by great music. I started the overcast day very early, hitting…

5 ways to prepare for Electric Island this Canada Day

If you’re still on the fence about checking out Electric Island, or are wondering if it’s worth the ferry ride over to the Toronto Island, we can give you a hand. Here are some tips to fully prepare yourself for…

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Review: Friday Night at NXNE

A heavy cloud of darkness drifted over downtown Friday afternoon when Swans played Yonge and Dundas. I approached the square after they had already started, and it really did sound like the world was about to end. It seems their…

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Review: Thursday Night at NXNE

My NXNE started with Sylvan Esso at The Drake. The duo had a tonne of energy and the crowd followed their lead. I found their sound to be similar to that of The Dirty Projectors but also, well, everyone. Amelia…

It’s A Girl! Lux Deluxe tour in support of new LP

With seemingly endless live music opportunities and a frighteningly short supply of weekends, it would be nice if the stroke-inducing task of festival scheduling were made easier. Although this is truly the most wonderful time of year, it can also…