Reviews

Interview with Adam Doleac at Stagecoach Festival

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May 2, 2018
Interview with Adam Doleac at Stagecoach Festival

I met Adam Doleac at this years’ Stagecoach festival towering over an already very tall lady. I couldn’t help but feel intimidated by him, which I’m sure isn’t an unfamiliar feeling to the tall kind, but I don’t think it was that this time. It felt was the overwhelming presence of...
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Secret Sign – Fever Dance EP

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March 26, 2018
Secret Sign – Fever Dance EP

    Hey guys! It’s been a minute. So I thought, I’d come Back to The Future with this gem of EP called Fever Dance from the Toronto based band Secret Sign. Very reminiscent of some of my favourite teen 80’s movies like “Desperately Seeking Susan” and “Valley Girl” (and we...
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Gig review and photos: Fast Romantics at The Habitat, Kelowna

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May 7, 2017
Fast Romantics at the Habitat, Kelowna, 3 May 2017 - photo Brian Banks, Music Vice

Kirty and Matthew Angus of Fast Romantics, on stage at the Habitat, Kelowna Who: Fast Romantics Where: Habitat, Kelowna, BC, Canada When: 3 May 2017 In one word: Complete The Fast Romantics lived up to their name tonight in Kelowna, BC. Taking the stage sometime after 9pm, they let rip with...
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Gig Review: Birds of Bellwoods at Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto

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April 30, 2017
Gig Review: Birds of Bellwoods at Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto

Who: Birds of Bellwoods Where: The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto, Canada When: 22 April 2017 In one word: Finesse Once I saw the Birds of Bellwoods instrumental set up, my attention was snared and my expectations soared. Multiple guitars, a trumpet, drums, and a stand up bass, and four vocal microphones...
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2017 Juno Award Nominees – Photos from the press conference in Toronto

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February 8, 2017
Juno Press Conference 2017 - Toronto, photo Brandon Ferguson, Music Vice

Billy Talent at the Juno Awards press conference at Rebel, Toronto What: Juno Nominees Press Conference Where: Rebel, Toronto, Canada When: 7 February 2017 In one word: Mimosas  It was a lovely morning in the 6ix at Rebel , where the Juno Nominee Press Conference took place. The morning/afternoon was...
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Album review: Twin Rains – Automatic Hand

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November 16, 2016
Twin Rains - Automatic Hand

Title: Automatic Hand Artist: Twin Rains Record Label: Independent / Rough Trade distribution Date: 18 November 2016 In One Word: Escapism I knew after listening to about ten seconds of “Before” that is the kind of music that deserves an atmosphere. I plugged in and cranked my sound dock, and opened a window just a crack....
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Photo Gallery: Jimmy Eat World, Matthew Good, Death Cab For Cute and more at TURF festival Toronto

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September 29, 2016
Death Cab For Cutie at TURF 2016 - photo by Janine Van Oostrom, Music Vice Magazine

Jim Adkins of Jimmy Eat World performs at TURF in Toronto – photo Janine Van Oostrom, Music Vice What: Toronto Urban Roots Festival (TURF) 2016, Sunday Where: Fort York Garrison Creek, Toronto, Canada When: Sunday 25 September 2016 In one word: Thumping Exclusive photo gallery from Sunday at TURF in Toronto, featuring Death...
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Gig Review: Stick To Your Guns, Stray From the Path, Expire at the Opera House, Toronto

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September 26, 2016
Stick to Your Guns

Stick To Your Guns  Who: Knocked Loose, Expire, Stray From the Path, and Stick to Your Guns Where: The Opera House, Toronto, Ontario When: 18 September 2016 In one word: Swirling I got to the show right as Get The Shot from Quebec City were finishing up. I had intended to be there for...
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Photos: Wayhome 2016 — Stars photo gallery

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July 26, 2016
Stars at Wayhome 2016 - photo Tia Wong, Music Vice

Torquil Campbell of Stars sends out his love to Gord Downie – photo Tia Wong, Music Vice What: Wayhome 2016 Where: Burl’s Creek Event Grounds, Oro-Medonte, Ontario When: 24 July 2016 In one word: Grand Photos of Stars at Wayhome 2016: © Tia Wong, Music Vice Share and discuss using the links below. Follow Music Vice...
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Photos: Wayhome 2016 — Arcade Fire, FKA Twigs and M83 photo gallery

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July 26, 2016
FKA Twigs at Wayhome 2016 - photo Tia Wong, Music Vice

FKA Twigs strikes a pose for our photographer at Wayhome 2016 – photo Tia Wong, Music Vice What: Wayhome 2016, Saturday featuring Arcade Fire, M83, FKA Twigs Where: Burl’s Creek Event Grounds, Oro-Medonte, Ontario When: 24 July 2016 In one word: Grand Photos of M83, Arcade Fire, and FKA Twigs at Wayhome 2016: © Tia Wong, Music...
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