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Live Music: Amanda Palmer at Lee’s Palace, Toronto

Controversial musician, TED Talker, and newly best selling author Amanda Palmer came to Toronto’s Lee’s Palace as part of the tour for her new book The Art Of Asking. The format for these shows was one part concert, one part [...]

November 26, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: Converse Rubber Tracks presents Deafheaven & Programm at The Opera House, Toronto

Friday night brought critically acclaimed black metal band Deafheaven back to Toronto, performing as part of Converse’s Rubber Tracks series at the Opera House. Despite having played only 2 months ago at the same venue the band still managed to [...]

November 22, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: Tei Shi & Seoul at Drake Underground, Toronto

Brooklyn-based Canuck Tei Shi is no new comer in the music scene yet she has managed to go viral in the last couple of months. With mentions in i-D and Interview, topping must-see CMJ lists last month, and hitting the [...]

November 18, 2014 Concert Reviews
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Live Music: Close Talker at the Garrison, Toronto

With the growing buzz Close Talker has been gaining over the past couple of weeks, we decided to check out them out at the Garrison on Friday night. The Saskatchewan “it” band drew in a sizeable crowd, considering it was [...]

November 17, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: PUP, Indian Handcrafts, & Life in Vacuum at Lee’s Palace, Toronto

It was a glorious homecoming for Toronto’s PUP on Saturday night, after nearly 15 months of constant touring, and coming off their first ever headlining US run, they stormed a sold out Lee’s Palace. Playing off the back of their spectacular [...]

November 17, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: Les Marinellis, School Damage, New Swears, First Base at Izakaya Sushi House, Toronto.

Canadian Punk Rock took centre stage at Izakaya Sushi House on Friday night. Featuring sets from Montreal band Les Marinellis, School Damage, Ottawa group New Swears and First Base. The draw of the night was definitely Ottawa group New Swears, [...]

November 16, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: ANTEMASQUE, Le Butcherettes at The Mod Club, Toronto

American rock group ANTEMASQUE, comprising former key members of The Mars Volta, rolled through Toronto’s Mod Club on Friday night. The band, anchored by Mars Volta/At The Drive-In members Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala, are on tour off the back [...]

November 16, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: Deerhoof, Priests, & White Reaper at Lee’s Palace, Toronto

San Francisco punks Deerhoof brought their new album to Lee’s Palace last night in Toronto. The four piece are touring on their new record La Isla Bonita, which only just came out. It was hard to tell from the crowd though [...]

November 14, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: Party Next Door with Drake at Mod Club, Toronto

Last night, Wednesday November 12th, OVO Sound singer and producer Party Next Door took to the stage at his sold out Toronto show. Tickets for the intimate hometown show sold out within minutes when they went on sale, so you [...]

November 13, 2014 Concert Reviews
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Live Music: Alt-J, Mikky Ekko at Kool Haus, Toronto

After last night at the Kool Haus, it is not surprising that ALT-J’s current tour schedule is dominated by sold out shows. From start to finish, ALT-J’s balanced set between their Mercury prize-winning An Awesome Wave and most recent album [...]

November 12, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: James Vincent McMorrow at Town Hall, New York

There’s something about James Vincent McMorrow’s voice that suggests: “You might want to sit down for this.” After spending most of 2014 touring Europe, following the January release of his second album, Post Tropical, the Irish singer came to grace [...]

November 12, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: Tame Impala at Beacon Theatre NYC

Australian psychedelic rock band Tame Impala played a sold out show in NYC’s Beacon Theatre. Setting the mood with trippy atmospheric lighting, Tame Impala’s groovy sound got the crowd to their feet and dancing. [...]

November 11, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: The Meligrove Band at The Horseshoe, Toronto

The Meligrove Band celebrated nearly 20 years as a band by playing at The Horseshoe Tavern on Thursday night. Part of the festivities included a set full of classic Meligrove songs as well as new ones off of their upcoming [...]

November 9, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: Kimbra at Bowery Ballroom, New York

Have you ever watched someone have such a good time and that in itself made you enjoy the night? That’s Kimbra. She played the second of two sold out NYC shows at Bowery Ballroom on Thursday night. Coming on stage wearing [...]

November 8, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness & Hunter Hunted at The Opera House, Toronto

Mid 2000′s pop punk superstar Andrew McMahon, famous for such bands as Something Corporate and Jack’s Mannequin, brought his new project Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness to the Opera House Tuesday night. Touring off the back of their recently released [...]

November 6, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music