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Dear Rouge at Danforth Music Hall

Dear Rouge at the Danforth Music Hall

Dear Rouge brought an energetic set to the Danforth Music Hall on October 18, with Ellevator’s dreamy sounds and Modern Space’s lively performance as support. The band’s latest album Phases, which was released earlier this year, is a pop rock gem…

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Live Music Monday – Billie Eilish at the Phoenix

Words and photos by Stephen McGill   Los Angeles viral pop upstart Billie Eilish came to Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre on Tuesday night for the first of two nights. Playing to a sold out crowd of fellow teenagers, the sixteen…

Live Music Friday – X AVANT XIII Festival: The Halluci Nation

Last week, the Music Gallery brought an array of new sounds to Toronto with the X AVANT XIII Festival: The Halluci Nation. Curated by Bear Witness of A Tribe Called Red. , the festival focused on the notion of The Halluci Nation, and what…

Live Music Wednesday – Giving Thanks for Gorillaz

Words by Ariana Roberts “I never feel as if we’re performing for anything other than this sort of weird family… I feel a connection with you lot.” – Damon Albarn, Toronto, October 9th, 2018 I was lucky enough to be…

Live Music Wednesday – Rejjie Snow at the Velvet Underground

24-year-old Irish rapper Rejjie Snow is on rise, and he knows it. That’s not to say he isn’t modest, though. Picked-out of relative obscurity by Elton John’s management company, the talented artist next found himself opening for Madonna, affording even…

Live Music Wednesday – White Denim at the ‘Shoe

Photos and words by Stephen McGill Austin psych rock band White Denim came to Toronto’s Horseshoe Tavern on a Sept. 18 in support of their newest record, Performance. With a massive setlist spanning over 20 songs and all the eras of…