Monthly Archives: August 2009

Concert Review- Winter Gloves & Tokyo Police Club @ CNE August 29/08

While the Bandshell at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto is not usually the first place one would think of to hear actual good music, good music could be heard yesterday from Montreal “dance rock” group Winter Gloves and Newmarket … Continue reading

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Interview- The Passengers- Part III

Michael: Recently I posted on the blog about women in music… Jonny: Women are nice. Michael: I sort made the observation that it would be really easy to come up with a group comprised of entirely males. But when you … Continue reading

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Interview- The Passengers Part II

Below is a transcript of the second third of my interview with the Passengers. —————————– Michael: At your shows you often talk about how the internet helps you. The internet is a good resource for you guys as far as … Continue reading

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Grayowl Concert Alert > Aug. 26 – Sept. 1

By Backdrifter Grayowl Point presents the first edition of the Grayowl Concert Alert, a (hopefully) weekly guide to indie concerts in (currently just) Toronto. So without much further ado, here’s what’s going on in T.O. for the week of August … Continue reading

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Interview- The Passengers, Part I

As if I haven’t gone on enough about how amazing this quartet from Mississauga is, I now have an interview to prove it. Below is a transcript of the first third of the interview, with some minor edits. ———————————————————————- Michael: Michael here, … Continue reading

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Review- “Jellyfish Noise Factory” EP- Pinto Publico

Reviewed by Michael Mississauga’s Pinto Publico do not lie when they tell you that they make a lot of noise. No sir. This EP is the noisiest indie CD that I have reviewed so far. Not that this is entirely … Continue reading

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Review – “Let It Die” – Feist

Reviewed by Allyssia When Feist was nominated for Best New Artist at the 2008 Grammys, indie music fans all over the world must have been scoffing in their seats (not that they were actually watching a mainstream award show…). To call … Continue reading

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Review-“The Unspoken King”-Cryptopsy

Reviewed By Michael Rhombus So brutal you can practically smell it. This 2008 release affected me on a deep personal level: it’s such a massive letdown that it makes me want to change my xbox gamertag (Cryptopsy84). Before the release … Continue reading

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Review- “Dirtbike 3″- Buck 65

And thus the trilogy of Buck 65 hip-hop reviews comes to an end with the final part of the Dirtbike project, Dirtbike 3. It was tough deciding what I thought about this album in comparison to the other two offerings … Continue reading

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Review – “The Old Prince” – Shad

Reviewed by Allyssia Though Canada’s indie scene is mostly known for its talented rockers, Shad’s 2008 sophomore album, The Old Prince proves that Canada has just as much to offer to the world of rap and hip-hop. Released in 2008, the … Continue reading

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