Reviews

Gig review: BadBadNotGood at The Danforth Music Hall

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March 15, 2016

Who: BadBadNotGood Where: The Danforth Music Hall When: 12 March 2016 In one word: Blossom Imagine walking into a French bistro getting a croissant stepping outside on the patio taking a bite lighting a cigarette and...
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Gig review: Bullet For My Valentine at Phoenix Concert Theatre

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March 6, 2016

Who: Bullet For My Valentine Where: Phoenix Concert Theatre When: 6 March 2016 In one word: Extreme To be honest, I experienced a strange transition walking into the Phoenix to see Bullet For My...
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Gig review: Blessthefall at Phoenix Concert Theatre

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March 6, 2016
Blessthefall at the Phoenix, Toronto - photo Shaun Fitl, Music Vice

Who: Blessthefall Where: Phoenix Concert Theatre When: 3 March In one word: Emo I used to listen to Blessthefall in high school on bus rides home in the winter looking out the window feeling sangry (sad angry)...
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Msg Me Bro: Chat messaging with The Ocean Cure

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February 29, 2016

Facebook conversations with The Ocean Cure: Pauline Taylor – Vocals Nick Baskerville – Guitar/Vocals Mike Di Monte – Guitar/Vocals Casius Muto-Wray – Bass/Vocals Nicola Sudano – Drums “Mans didn’t even supersize.” ______________________________...
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Gig review: Corb Lund at Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre

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February 21, 2016

Photo credit: Massey Hall | Malcolm Cook Who: Corb Lund Where: Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre When: 20 February In one word: Groovy Corb Lund’s music sounds like it came out of a dollar...
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Gig review: Post-Valentine’s Day with Vanna

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February 21, 2016

Who: Vanna Where: Hard Luck Bar When: 15 February In one word: Breakdown. Oh boo hoo Valentine’s Day is over and you didn’t get a smooch. LET’S FIGHT! That’s basically how I was feeling last weekend and I...
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Album review: LNZNDRF – LNZNDRF

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February 18, 2016

Title: LNZNDRF Artist: LNZNDRF Record Label: 4AD Date: 
February 2016 In one word: Vast   LNZNDRF was crafted in 2011 out of the prestige of Cincinnati rock band The National and is something of a minimalist/maximalist effort at...
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Album review: Gloomy Stars – Sadcore Trash (The Basement Tapes)

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February 18, 2016

Title: Sadcore Trash – The Basement Tapes Artist: Gloomy Stars Date: 
February 2016 In one word: Mugatu   Gloomy Stars was formed in Berlin by Cilli and Gary Sinnlos and the...
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Gig Review – Classified at The Phoenix Concert Theatre

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February 18, 2016
Classified at The Phoenix, Toronto - photo Shaun Fitl, Music Vice

Who: Classified Where: The Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto When: 13 February In one word: Ayyyyyy Seeing Classified perform at the Phoenix was like watching a bear scratch itself against a tree. The way he moves on...
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Wayhome announces 2016 line-up: LCD Soundsystem, Arcade Fire and The Killers to headline

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February 9, 2016
Wayhome main stage fans - photo Brian Banks

RepublicLive has announced the line-up for Wayhome 2016. LCD Soundsystem, Arcade Fire and The Killers are set to headline Wayhome this summer on the weekend of July 22-24. Also...
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