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Austra at Samsung Galerie Alpha in Toronto

Live Music: Austra & Alvvays at Samsung Galerie Alpha in Toronto

With all the hype of the new iPhone release, Samsung continued to keep it real with an amazing activation in Toronto last night to celebrate the launch of their new Galaxy Alpha handset. It’s not often you walk into a [...]

October 2, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music, Tech
MØ Toronto September 2014 The Hoxton

Live Music: MØ at The Hoxton in Toronto

  Sunday at the Hoxton marked the second time for Danish singer MØ in Toronto. The bar was high last night, as we knew the singer could throw an impressive and sweaty dance fest as she did at Wrong Bar [...]

October 1, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: Fucked Up, Alvvays, S.H.I.T. at Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto

For the second of two nights Fucked Up brought their incredibly passionate and exciting live show to Toronto’s Horseshoe Tavern. Pulling from a mostly different set list from the first night, they covered a wide portion of their back catalogue. In [...]

September 28, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: Fucked Up, Vag Halen, New Fries at Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto

Toronto hardcore innovators Fucked Up turned The Horseshoe Tavern into a disgusting, sweaty, mess on Friday night, and it was impossible not to love every second of it. Touring off the back of this years Glass Boys last night marked the [...]

September 27, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
Single Mothers-2

Live Music: Single Mothers, Solids, Pkew Pkew Pkew (Gunshots), Crow Town at The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto

London punk group Single Mothers descended on Toronto’s Horseshoe Tavern last night. Tearing through a strong set, pulling from their forthcoming album Negative Qualities on Dine Alone Records, as well as their few 7″s they had the medium sized crowd going [...]

September 27, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: Vintage Trouble at Lee’s Palace, Toronto

Blues rock group Vintage Trouble brought their energetic live show to Lee’s Palace on Tuesday. The band played to a packed house, tearing through hits off their first album The Bomb Shelter Sessions as well as previewing tracks from their upcoming [...]

September 25, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
Raury at Webster Hall, New York

Live Music: Raury at Webster Hall, New York

Atlanta teen Raury made his NYC debut at the Studio at Webster Hall last night and he might just be an actual ball of energy. Prior to this show, we’d heard Raury on the new SBTRKT track “Higher.” There’s also [...]

September 24, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
Kanye West at AAHH! Fest 2014

AAHH! Fest 2014: Common, Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, De La Soul, Jennifer Hudson, Dave Chappelle & More

On Sunday afternoon, rapper Common put on the first annual Aahh! Fest at Union Park in Chicago. The evening-long festival was organized by the Common Ground Foundation (Common’s charity) and Kanye West’s Donda’s House, so naturally the proceeds from the festival went [...]

September 23, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
The Drums Bowery Ballroom NYC, Sept 2014

Live Music: The Drums at Bowery Ballroom, New York

New York gave The Drums a rowdy welcome Saturday night in the lower east side. The band’s third album Encyclopedia is out September 23rd via Minor Records. It follows up 2011′s Portamento and comes after some tension and  a lineup [...]

September 22, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
Bahamas Le Poisson Rouge, New York 2014

Live Music: Bahamas at Le Poisson Rouge, New York

Toronto native Bahamas aka Afie Jurvanen charmed and wooed everyone at Le Poisson Rouge Wednesday night. Fresh off the recent release of his third studio album, Bahamas Is Afie, he commands a full room with no problem. Jurvanen is a clever songwriter, [...]

September 19, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: The Black Keys & Cage The Elephant at Air Canada Centre, Toronto

There will be a lot of debate among fans on whether or not a stadium venue is the best place to see The Black Keys, after all they’re a band that put a lot of work in smaller clubs on [...]

September 17, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
Mutual Benefit at Bowery Ballroom NYC 2014

Live Music: Mutual Benefit at Bowery Ballroom, NYC

Jordan Lee’s Mutual Benefit played to a packed Bowery Ballroom in the lower east side on Saturday night. A bit funk, a bit psychedelic, and a bit pop, Mutual Benefit’s music resonates with a wide array of people, which was [...]

September 15, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
LORDE Echo Beach Toronto 2014

Live Music: LORDE at Echo Beach in Toronto

At seventeen, it seems Lorde has fully digested her teens to this point and managed to express all the joys, disappointments, fears and aspirations of those years in her perfectly crafted debut album Pure Heroine. Some of the aspirations turned [...]

September 14, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
Glass Animals at Horseshoe Tavern Toronto 2014

Live Music: Glass Animals at Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto

On what seems like one of the chilliest Friday nights Toronto has seen yet this September, UK psychedelic poppers Glass Animals kept the crowd at Horseshoe Tavern cozy and warm with their slow and sensual jams. They played their debut album ZABA in its entirety for [...]

September 13, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
The Growlers Lee’s Palace Toronto, 2014

Live Music: The Growlers at Lee’s Palace in Toronto

The Growlers turned a cold night at Lee’s Palace on Friday into a buzzing sun-soaked surf club with happy vibes where everyone seemed to be on some sort of substance and it was only normal if you were dancing. With [...]

September 13, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music