Posts Tagged ‘ Editorial ’

Fantastic music mail from around the world

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April 16, 2012
Music Vice Magazine mail

Music mail from around the world My favourite part of running Music Vice is all the amazing email and mail I receive from bands. Every week my inbox is flooded with hundreds of emails...
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Indie music writer, artist? It’s not a job, it’s a lifestyle

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April 15, 2012
Indie music writer, artist? It’s not a job, it’s a lifestyle

Stop Press… after running Music Vice for nearly 10 years, I just made my first $10. Please hold your subdued applause and muted giggles. I’m totally serious. Our first donation...
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Scottish DIY punks Cleavers get on BBC Radio – an indie feel good story

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January 18, 2012
Cleavers

Are you an independent artist searching for that next step? The next rung up the ladder? That seemingly intangible ‘break’? That’s you and a million other aspiring...
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NXNE 2011 – Editor’s Wrap-Up

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July 8, 2011
Jay Reatard 'Better Than Something' Canadian premiere at Toronto Underground Cinema - photo Brian Banks, Music Vice

North By North East music festival was another blurry fun-filled week of music and shenanigans in Canada’s music capital, Toronto. Everybody’s experiences are different, natch, but I will remember NXNE 2011 for a few reasons. Here’s...
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Australian hardcore band Urgent Blood break-up: last copies of their 7″ vinyl available in Toronto record stores

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May 23, 2011
Hits and Misses records, 799 Queen Street West, Toronto - photo by Brian Banks, Music Vice

Good day dear readers, happy Victoria Day. Only a few months ago, in February, we introduced you to a hardcore band from Melbourne, Australia...
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Editorial Pissings #9 – Meeting Anvil, the dedication needed to being indie and my CMW wrap-up

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March 24, 2011
Anvil listening party - photo of Robb Reiner and Steve Kudlow in Noble Street studios by Brian Banks, Music Vice

Meeting Anvil Earlier this month on Saturday 12 March, during Canadian Music Week 2011, I had the privilege of meeting Canadian metal band Anvil. Two...
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Editorial Pissings #6 – 10 songs for 10/10/10: a Binary Day playlist

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October 10, 2010
101010 equals 42 - happy Binary Day

10/10/10 = 42 Happy 10/10/10 everybody! Not only does 10/10/10 look cool, but it’s also nicknamed by some as Binary Day. The binary numeral system is used inside all...
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Editorial Pissings #5 – Comfort in Sound

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August 25, 2010
Editorial Pissings #5 – Comfort in Sound

“Rock and roll is serious and important, and on the other hand it’s absolutely meaningless. And if you can find that balance then you’re sussed.” Okay, catch up time… It’s been a while since...
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Editorial Pissings #4 – Going Waka Waka for Shakira as the World Cup kicks off

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June 10, 2010
Editorial Pissings #4 – Going Waka Waka for Shakira as the World Cup kicks off

The Library Is Your Friend – Recommended Reading In the past fortnight the public library here in Toronto made a few more friends. There was the...
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Editorial Pissings #3 – Canada Deserves A Major Outdoor Festival

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June 4, 2010
Editorial Pissings #3 – Canada Deserves A Major Outdoor Festival

Virgin Festival Canada Cancellations – Canada Deserves A Major Outdoor Festival I was sad yesterday to hear the announcement that there would be no Virgin Festivals in Canada this year. Financial...
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