Tag: music review

Geneva’s Smoke & Mirrors (Circle Research RMX) For Your Autumn Playlist

Last month, Toronto-based electronic R&B singer Geneva released the sexy chill, 90s-inspired Smoke & Mirrors – Circle Research Remix. While the setting compliments a hot August day by the pool, it also has a vibe that matches a sweater-weather, leaf-changing,…

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: NXNE EDITION

NXNE is 25 years young this year! It has evolved and molted over its lifespan though it seems to have found some stability in format since last year. This year features a great lineup both at their two main stages…

The Claypool Lennon Delirium at Danforth Music Hall

Bass grandmaster Les Claypool and multi-instrumental singer, songwriter Sean Lennon (son of John and Yoko) make a great team. That is, a team who make serious psychedelic music. Overtaking Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall as The Claypool Lennon Delirium, the sold-out…

“Extra” EP by J’Moris

Described as “combin[ing] the best of hip-hop, southern rap, dub & modern trap,” the entire 16 minutes found on Texas rapper J’Moris’ Extra EP exist in a space between the future, the past and his own reality. Residing in the same…

Didirri at Drake Underground

On stage at Toronto’s Drake Underground, Australian singer-songwriter Didirri stood with an acoustic guitar in hand. He bared his musical soul as the crowd looked onward transfixed, murmuring comparisons to the likes of countless before him. In truth, there was…

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Words and photos by Stephen McGill Australian legends Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds brought the final date of their Skeleton Tree tour to Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena on Oct. 28. Though there may have been some trepidation on the fans…