Dee Dee Duric

Web Site:

Half Moon Run at the Mod Club, Toronto – Gig review

December 18, 2015
Conor of Half Moon Run on stage last night at Virgin Mobile Mod Club in Toronto - photo Brian Banks, Music Vice

Who: Half Moon Run Where: Virgin Mobile Mod Club, Toronto When: 17 December 2015 In one word: Happiness There are few things that when lined up properly, allow me to fully enjoy my concert-going experience on a work night: 1. Good band – preferably of the indie-oriented, folk-infused, prog-rock ilk. 2. Good venue – preferably...
Read More »

Xavier Rudd at the Opera House, Toronto – Gig review

May 13, 2015
Xavier Rudd and the United Nations

Xavier Rudd and the United Nations Who: Xavier Rudd Where: The Opera House, Toronto When: Wednesday, 6 May 2015 In One Word: Connect Xavier Rudd has the ability to connect with people through his music. Before 2015, he had accomplished this feat as a solo artist. This past week at The...
Read More »

Elbow at Danforth Music Hall, Toronto — Gig review

May 21, 2014
Elbow - photo credit Tom Sheehan

Elbow – photo Tom Sheehan Who: Elbow Where: Danforth Music Hall, Toronto When: Saturday, 17 May 2014 In One Word: Perspicacious The first time I saw Elbow live was June 2002. They were the opening act for Doves at the fabulous Palais Royale. It was the first time I have ever been...
Read More »

Album review: Kat Boelskov – Divided

April 14, 2014
Kat Boelskov - Divided

Title: Divided Artist: Kat Boelskov Record Label: Unsigned/Indepedent Release date:  March 2014 In One Word: Raw The first time I listened to Danish artist Kat Boelskov’s EP, I was ready to dismiss her as a wannabe throw back to Alanis Morrissette. The opening of her song “Movies,” reminded me so much of “You...
Read More »

The Cult at Danforth Music Hall, Toronto – Gig review

December 14, 2013
The Cult at Danforth Music Hall, Toronto – Gig review

Who: The Cult When: 7 December 2013 Where: Danforth Music Hall, Toronto In One Word: Tinny  I have to admit it – I was really looking forward to this concert. The Cult, a band that helped shape my musical tastes. The alternative rock band that was the intermediary between 80s  acts like...
Read More »

Bjork at Echo Beach, Toronto – Gig review

July 17, 2013

Photo credit:  Lucia Graca  Who: Bjork When: 16 July 2013 Where: Echo Beach, Toronto One Word: Original As far as outdoor venues go, Echo Beach is as good as any; perhaps, better than most. Proximity to the lake and the pleasant air, allows for corporeal comfort. Beer garden upon entering the...
Read More »

Hungry Lake at The Sister, NXNE 2013 – Gig Review

June 18, 2013
Hungry Lake at The Sister, NXNE 2013 – Gig Review

Hungry Lake – photo from Facebook Who: Hungry Lake Where: The Sister When: Friday June 15th 2013 In One Word: Average  North by NorthEast (NXNE) music festival gives us the opportunity to discover new music talent as well as diverse music venues. Some of which, turn out to become future favourite...
Read More »

Laura Marling at 99 Sudbury, Toronto – Gig review

May 30, 2013
Laura Marling - Once I Was An Eagle

Who: Laura Marling Where: 99 Sudbury, Toronto When: Wednesday 25 May, 2013 In One Word™: Letdown English folk singer Laura Marling made a stop in Toronto on a small promotional tour of her upcoming album release Once I Was an Eagle. The young twenty-something artist has been compared to such Canadian icons...
Read More »

Album review: Christ VS Krishna – Move and Scale

April 16, 2013
Christ VS Krishna - Move and Scale

Title: Move and Scale Artist: Christ VS Krishna Record Label: Indie Release Date: March 2013 In One Word: Lumbering Toronto band Christ VS Krishna have released a seven song EP filled with catchy, twangy guitar riffs which bring to mind bands from the late eighties and nineties. The first three songs, “Teezer”, “We...
Read More »

Concert review: Rachael Yamagata at The Mod Club, Toronto

December 3, 2012
Rachael Yamagata at The Mod Club, Toronto - photo by Gesila Azorbo, Music Vice

The Gig: Rachael Yamagata Where: Virgin Mobile Mod Club, Toronto, Ontario When: Saturday 1 December 2012 In One Word: Poetic “This is how an angel cries” (Awolnation – “Sail”) are lyrics that fittingly describe Rachael Yamagata and her performance at the Mod Club on Saturday night. Rachael’s strength lies with her moving,...
Read More »