Tag: live music review

Flashback Friday Live Music Edition – Ty Segall at the Danforth

Preaching the gospel of garage rock, prolific artist Ty Segall performed his latest, and most ambitious album, Freedom’s Goblin, to a sweaty contingent of keen Toronto crowd surfers. The atmosphere was suitably charged at the Danforth Music Hall as on-stage…

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Titus Andronicus acoustic, Live at The Great Hall

Seeing a band like Titus Andronicus, at a venue like Toronto’s The Great Hall, makes you appreciate everything little thing that happens on stage. For their first-ever acoustic tour, leader Patrick Stickles stripped the band down to its elemental core….

Live Music Monday – Steve Hackett at Massey Hall

Set in Toronto’s legendary Massey Hall, former Genesis guita­rist Steve Hackett delivered a two-and-a-half-hour performance that was close to a religious experience. Rarely has an audience been so eager with excitement, particularly for a 68-year-old prog-rock veteran. Coincidently, the evening just…

Live Music Monday – Kimbra at the Mod Club

After Toronto waited five years for her return, New Zealand pop singer, Kimbra graced the stage with a sold out show at the Mod Club on February 2. In anticipation of her upcoming album Primal Heart, set for release on…

Sleigh Bells live at the Mod Club

Sleigh Bells don’t underwhelm with their live performances. The noise-pop duo made up of Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller was a ball of unbridled energy. Speculation as to what kept them running at such high speeds was anyone’s guess. Onstage…