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


TAT Interview

September 25, 2008

A video interview with TAT by Music Vice editor Brian Banks. The interview was shot at the Phoenix in Toronto on September 5, 2008. The London rock band discuss their origins, how they began touring in America and their forthcoming debut album Soho Lights. TAT also talk what other careers they...
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Against Me Interview – Warren Oakes

September 16, 2008
Against Me Interview – Warren Oakes

An interview with Warren Oakes, the drummer of Against Me! This interview happened backstage at Virgin Festival Toronto, September 6, 2008. Interview by Brian Banks. Topic’s discussed include the move to a major label, the change in demographic of AM!’s fan base, and working with producer Butch Vig on New Wave...
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The Airborne Toxic Event Interview

September 16, 2008
The Airborne Toxic Event Interview

Interview by Music Vice editor Brian Banks – September 16, 2008 Listen to an interview with The Airborne Toxic Event. The interview was recorded in the band’s trailer backstage at Virgin Festival Toronto. The ATE talk about their origins as a band/top-secret-US-military-project, the unique appeal they have to U2 fans who...
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Virgin Festival Toronto 2008, Sunday September 9 – Review and Photos

September 10, 2008
Virgin Festival Toronto 2008, Sunday September 9 – Review and Photos

Festival review and photos by Music Vice editor Brian Banks Gig/Concert: Virgin Festival Toronto 2008 by Virgin Mobile Venue: Toronto Island Park, Toronto, ON, Canada Date: 9 September 2008 Headliners: Oasis, Paul Weller In one word: Opopo Alright, first things first… the whole world seems to be talking about THAT incident...
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Virgin Festival Toronto 2008, Saturday September 8 – Review and Photos

September 10, 2008
Virgin Festival Toronto 2008, Saturday September 8 – Review and Photos

Festival review and photos by Music Vice editor Brian Banks Gig/Concert: Virgin Festival Toronto 2008 by Virgin Mobile Venue: Toronto Island Park, Toronto, ON, Canada Date: 8 September 2008 Headliners: Foo Fighters, Bloc Party, Against Me! In one word: Intoxicating For the second time this summer I was taking a ferry...
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The Dangerfields Interview

August 17, 2008

A video interview with The Dangerfields who talk candidly about theif life as a DIY punk rock band, and give their observations of how the live music scene, and the industry as a whole, has changed in the advent of mobile phones, the internet and MySpace.