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Neil Young launches PonoMusic on Kickstarter – a ‘righteous’ new high-definition digital music experience

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March 12, 2014
Neil Young launches PonoMusic on Kickstarter – a ‘righteous’ new high-definition digital music experience

The PonoMusic player  (photo credit: Ponomusic.com) Neil Young has launched a brand-new music product that may revolutionize the way we listen to digital music. The project launched on Kickstarter yesterday and has already doubled its $800,000 funding target in just 24 hours. A promotional video for PonoMusic features dozens of major...
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Full Osheaga line-up revealed – passes now on sale – no QOTSA

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March 11, 2014
Osheaga 2014

Osheaga festival weekend tickets are now on sale at Osheaga.com. This year’s headliners are Jack White, Outkast and Arctic Monkeys. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Skrillex, Lykke Li, Lorde, Cut Copy, Haim and Foster The People are among the other names on a packed bill. Despite speculation created by Osheaga’s cryptic...
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Winter to officially end tonight: free concert in Toronto to celebrate the arrival of spring

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March 7, 2014
Winter to officially end tonight: free concert in Toronto to celebrate the arrival of spring

BREAKING NEWS: Winter is set to come to an end tonight. The arrival of spring will be celebrated with a special event in Toronto this evening. All around the city, anticipation has been spreading for the arrival of this event, and the warmth that comes with it. Rumour has it that...
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Osheaga teaser game gives line-up clues including Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age, Portugal The Man, Lorde, July Talk, Band of Horses and AFI

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March 6, 2014
Osheaga 2014 line-up teaser

Osheaga festival in Montreal has released a special interactive teaser image, with clues to this year’s festival line-up. Fans can enter a contest by guessing as many bands as they can find using the clues in the mural. Three winners will win passes to Osheaga 2014 before tickets go on on Tuesday,...
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First FREE Field Trip Presents show this Thursday, March 6th at Wrongbar

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March 3, 2014

 Feist on stage with Broken Social Scene at the first Field Trip last June Ahead of this summer’s Field Trip music festival in Toronto, the organizers are throwing a teaser show this Thursday, March 6th at Wrongbar – and it’s FREE! FIELD TRIP PRESENTS, #1: – PRINCE INNOCENCE – RIVER TIBER – PARADISE ANIMALS...
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Free NXNE gig in Toronto on Tuesday, 25 February with Army Girls, Fresh Snow, Michael Rault and Wish

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February 24, 2014
Free NXNE gig in Toronto on Tuesday, 25 February with Army Girls, Fresh Snow, Michael Rault and Wish

NXNE is still four months away, but until then Toronto residents can get their North-By kicks with a free show at The Garrison tomorrow night. It’s a very tidy line-up: Army Girls, Fresh Snow, Michael Hault and Wish. They’re all joined by a bunch of DJs, including Chris Slorach from Metz...
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Canadian indie music well represented in the 2014 Juno Award nominees

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February 5, 2014
Alysha Brilla - photo credit Lisa MacIntosh

Alysha Brilla, nominated for Contemporary Album of the Year, has one of the 37 Canadian independent releases in this year’s Juno Awards – photo Lisa MacIntosh The 2014 Juno Award Nominees have been announced, and this year’s list includes many independent Canadian artists and labels. Arcade Fire lead the nominees overall,...
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Video: Neil Young slams “out of control” Canadian Government while speaking at Massey Hall

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January 16, 2014
Honour The Treaties graphic

Canadian music legend Neil Young spoke out firmly against Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s regime at a press conference on Sunday, 12 January at Massey Hall in Toronto. Neil Young, together with guests, Chief Allan Adam, Eriel Deranger, and Andrew Weaver, and moderator David Suzuki  visited Toronto’s Massey Hall to raise awareness...
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Slaves premiere “Girlfight” video on Instagram

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January 13, 2014
Slaves premiere “Girlfight” video on Instagram

Kent based garage punk duo, Slaves have today announced their new music video for “Girlfight” which has premiered exclusively on the image-sharing social network Instagram. Watch the video by visiting the official Slaves Instagram page. Meanwhile, the band have today released the reissue of their album Sugar Coated Bitter Truth which is available on vinyl...
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TRUST announces Toronto and New York shows this January – new album Joyland out in March

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January 8, 2014
Trust - photo credit Seth Fluker

Trust – credit Seth Fluker TRUST‘s new album Joyland will be released by Arts & Crafts on 4 March, 2014. In support of the new LP, Trust will showcase new songs from Joyland at two shows this month in Toronto and New York. Trust is the musical project of Toronto artist Robert Alfons. Joyland is...
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