Megan Rach

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Brendan Canning at Lee’s Palace, Toronto, CMW 2014 – Gig review and photos

May 13, 2014
Brendan Canning at Lee's Palace, Toronto - photo Megan Rach, Music Vice Magazine

Who: Brendan Canning Where: Lee’s Palace, Toronto When: Thursday, 8 May 2014 In One Word: Vibrant Brendan Canning, one of the founding members of Broken Social Scene, took over Lee’s Palace with great energy, fantastic music, and an excellent rapport with the CMW show-goers. Opening the show on a mellow note,...
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Most People at The Garrison, Toronto, CMW 2014 – Gig review and photos

May 8, 2014
Most People at the Garrison, Toronto, Canadian Music Week 2014 - photo Megan Rach, Music Vice Magazine

Who: Most People Where: The Garrison, Toronto When: Wednesday, 7 May 2014 In One Word: Hypnotic Toronto duo, Most People, integrated audio and visual in their performance. Playing in front of a screen while clips from things like Teen Wolf (yes, the Michael J. Fox movie) and Degrassi High (yes, the...
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Mannerisms at The Garrison, Toronto, CMW 2014 – Gig review and photos

May 8, 2014
Mannerisms at the Garrison, Toronto, Canadian Music Week 2014 - photo Megan Rach, Music Vice Magazine

Who: Mannerisms Where: The Garrison, Toronto When: Wednesday, 7 May 2014 In One Word: Mellow Mannerisms, an alternative/jazz group out of Toronto, features some of the more technically proficient and tighter rhythms lately found in most of today’s instrumental jazz-fusion bands. Opting for purely instrumental music, the set was more about...
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Current Swell at the Rivoli, Toronto, CMW 2014 — Gig review

May 8, 2014
Current Swell at the Rivoli - Canadian Music Week 2014

Who: Current Swell When: Tuesday, 5 May 2014 Where: Rivoli, Queen St. Toronto In One Word: Multi-talented Native to Victoria, B.C. Current Swell have made their rounds and paid their dues with extraordinary results. A four-piece indie/roots group, Current Swell knows how to put on one hell of a show. The...
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Texas King at The Hideout, Toronto, CMW 2014 — Gig review and photos

May 8, 2014
Texas King at the Hideout

Who: Texas King When: Tuesday, 5 May 2014 Where: The Hideout, Queen St. Toronto In One Word: Energetic London, ON rock outfit, Texas King, kicked off the first night of Canadian Music Week at The Hideout on Queen St. Despite the early set, they didn’t hold back. Texas Kings knows how...
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Six reasons to attend Canadian Music Week 2014

May 1, 2014
Ellie Goulding

The UK’s Ellie Goulding is among the  headline acts at Canadian Music Week 2014 This year, Toronto sees Canadian Music Week shift from March to May, making it the ultimate kick-off to a long summer full of festivals in the city. CMW begins Tuesday, May 6th and runs until Saturday, May...
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Album Review: Teenage Kicks – Spoils of Youth

April 26, 2014
Teenage Kicks - Spoils of Youth

Title: Spoils of Youth Artist: Teenage Kicks Record Label: Rezolute Music Date: 29 April 2014 In One Word: Hopeful Toronto’s Teenage Kicks is releasing their new full-length album Spoils of Youth, following their previous EP releases such as 2012’s Be On My Side and 2011’s Rational Anthems. This new release is...
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Rootstock at Elgin and Winter Garden, Toronto — Gig review and photos

April 4, 2014
Alan Doyle and Lindi Ortega at Rootstock

Alan Doyle and Lindi Ortega performing at Rootstock Who: Alan Doyle, Lindi Ortega, Steven Page When: Saturday, 29 March 2014 Where: Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre, Toronto In One Word: Nostalgic Recreated from the intimate setting usually found at the Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate Amphitheatre, the wine conglomerate hosted ROOTSTOCK, a...
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Album Review: Howler – World of Joy

March 24, 2014
Howler - World of Joy

Title: World of Joy Artist: Howler Record Label: Rough Trade Date: 25 March 2014 In One Word: Tributary As stated in the press release for Howler’s upcoming album, World of Joy, “…the record is supposed to be almost like a jukebox at some sloppy bar in Minneapolis playing things like: Thin...
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Album Review: Hands & Teeth – Before The Light

March 4, 2014
Hands & Teeth - Before The Light

Title: Before The Light Artist: Hands & Teeth Record Label: Underground Operations  Date: 11 March 2014 In One Word: Reinvention  March 11th sees the release of the new EP, Before the Light by Toronto quartet, Hands & Teeth. Progressing from their previous independent releases, 2010’s Enjoy Your Lifestyle and 2012’s Hunting...
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