Brian Banks

Editor and Founder, Music Vice Magazine. Writer. Photographer. Poet. From Scotland. Not Ireland. Proudly based in Toronto, Canada. Rock N' Roll Don't Pay The Rent... 

Web Site: http://www.musicvice.com


NXNE (North By Northeast) 2009 – Review and Photos

June 23, 2009
NXNE (North By Northeast) 2009 – Review and Photos

Music Vice review and photos from North By Northeast (NXNE) 2009 in Toronto. An in-depth review of the festival, including the $100,000 shambolic Rockband video game rock-off at Yonge-Dundas Square that ended in blood being spilled, while elsewhere, in the venues some actual bands with real talent impressed, and a...
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The Famines at Broken City, Calgary, 27 May, 2009 – Review and Show Photos

May 28, 2009
The Famines at Broken City, Calgary, 27 May, 2009 – Review and Show Photos

The Famines at Broken City, Calgary, 27 May, 2009 Gig review and show photos by Music Vice editor Brian Banks Gig/Concert: The Famines with Fox Opera and Seizure Salad Venue: Broken City, Calgary Date: 27 May, 2009 Headliners: The Famines In one word: Throbbing Calgary, I think I like you. I...
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Canadian Music Week 2009 – Festival Review and Photos

March 18, 2009
Canadian Music Week 2009 – Festival Review and Photos

A full review and photos from Canadian Music Week '09, where the old school Canadian bands Anvil and GrimSkunk stole the show from a showcase Canuck festival which was ironically headlined by the British band Bloc Party. In one word: Oldschool