Megan Rach

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Headquarters Cooperative at Coalition, T.O., Toronto – gig review and photos

September 30, 2014

Who: Joob feat. Funky Fil and Fatsound; The Corsets; Edgewater Hotel (for Headquarters Cooperative) Where: Coalition T.O., Toronto When: Friday, 19 September 2014 In One Word: Multifaceted In a basement bar just within Kensington Market, Headquarters Cooperative launched their new products and their status as the supergroup to watch in the...
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Birds of Bellwoods – keeping busy as the rising band to watch

September 30, 2014

My first experience seeing Birds of Bellwoods perform live was at a house party in October of 2013. We were all there in celebration of a friend’s birthday when we cleared half the living room, strung up lights and sat on the floor, chairs and mismatched couches in the cramped Eglinton...
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Dan Croll at Wrong Bar, Toronto, NXNE 2014 – Gig review and photos

June 26, 2014

Who: Dan Croll Where: Wrong Bar, Toronto When: Thursday, 19 June 2014 In One Word: Eclectic It was 1:30 a.m. and the crowd started to get restless, but it was well worth the wait. U.K.’s Dan Croll stole the show at Wrong Bar, wrapping up a night full of great music....
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Beach Day at Wrong Bar, Toronto, NXNE 2014 – Gig review and photos

June 26, 2014

Who: Beach Day Where: Wrong Bar, Toronto When: Thursday, 19 June 2014 In One Word: Gritty In keeping up with the beachy-grunge line-up at Wrong Bar, Beach Day was a welcome inclusion. Specializing in the 60’s garage-rock sound, the Hollywood, FL band made for a chill set. Beach Day has tapped into...
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The Kickstand Band at Wrong Bar, Toronto, NXNE 2014 – Gig review and photos

June 26, 2014

Who: The Kickstand Band Where: Wrong Bar, Toronto When: Thursday, 19 June 2014 In One Word: Sunny Detroit, MI knows how to produce sunny, surf-rock sounds, and The Kickstand Band is proof that it’s working. Seemingly drawing inspiration from the distorted sounds of surf-rock, the energy of pop-rock and the soulfulness of...
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Blaire Alise and the Bombshells at Wrong Bar, Toronto, NXNE 2014 – Gig review and photos

June 26, 2014

Who: Blaire Alise and the Bombshells Where: Wrong Bar, Toronto When: Thursday, 19 June 2014 In One Word: Refreshing Blaire Alise and the Bombshells is a rockabilly outfit hailing from Detroit, MI. Drawing inspiration from the rockabilly sounds of the 50’s, this band produces something refreshing while still paying homage to...
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North by North East radius clause no more

June 20, 2014

In case you haven’t heard, NXNE introduced a new policy to musicians performing in the 2014 festival. A 45-day no-play radius clause was instilled, making it a contractual agreement that artists performing for NXNE were not allowed to perform anywhere within their market (Toronto) in the 45 days leading up to...
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Five Reasons to Attend NXNE 2014

June 13, 2014
Five Reasons to Attend NXNE 2014

Beliefs – photo Laura Petrick It’s that time of year again – the city turns into a cultural hub, abuzz with the excitement surrounding another installment of the multifaceted music and arts event, NXNE. Kicking off with the NXNE Film Fest June 13th (yes, it’s Friday the 13th, so get ready),...
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Owen Pallett at Danforth Music Hall, Toronto — Gig review

May 15, 2014
Owen Pallett at Danforth Music Hall, Toronto — Gig review

Who: Owen Pallett Where: Danforth Music Hall When: Saturday, 10 May 2014 In One Word: Masterful Owen Pallett never ceases to amaze when it comes to his musicianship. Relying heavily on keyboard and violin, Pallett’s set integrated bass and drums for some added support. However, what Pallett can do simply with...
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Groenland at Adelaide Hall, Toronto, CMW 2014 — Gig review and photos

May 15, 2014
Groenland at Adelaide Hall, Toronto, CMW 2014 — Gig review and photos

Who: Groenland Where: Adelaide Hall, Toronto When: Saturday, 10 May 2014 In One Word: Unique For the final night of the CMW round-up, Montreal’s orchestral indie darlings Groenland graced the stage at Adelaide Hall. With a wonderfully eclectic sound, Groenland got those in the already packed bar moving and dancing along...
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