Monthly Archives: October 2010

Toronto shows huge love for Dan Mangan

by Michael With the way his fans you were cheering, you would expect Dan Mangan to be some kind of messiah (forgive me for including this joke, as the show took place in Trinity St. Paul’s Church). Now I’ve probably … Continue reading

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Do you have a case of Monster Fever?

by Michael Since Halloween is fast approaching, I thought it would be good to profile an act that fits perfectly into the October 31st spirit. That act is Monster Fever, headlined by Hamilton’s Mike Smith. The premise is simple, yet … Continue reading

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Review- “Poised to Dominate”- Tupperware Remix Party

reviewed by Michael Now after listening to more than a few albums I can say I have listened to some strange acts. But Tupperware Remix Party, based out of Nova Scotia, have taken weird to a whole new level. Or … Continue reading

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Review- “Anthems for Doomed Youth”- The High Dials

reviewed by Michael Anthems for doomed youth indeed. This latest offering from Montreal’s The High Dials seems to be very much centred on youth heartache. Having not heard this band before, my immediate comparison I made was to another Montreal … Continue reading

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Dancing, cheering and fist pumping abound at Dora Alexander’s EP release show

  reviewed by Michael Last Friday (October 22) at the Piston in Toronto, three local bands played a pretty great show. The occasion was the release of Dora Alexander’s Travelers EP which was reviewed well not only on our site, … Continue reading

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Canadian indie artist Twitter accounts matter- here’s why

by Michael Twitter is a remarkably weird place. When looking at the trending topics on the sidebar, one is inclined to believe that the masses only tweet about inane subjects (or, just about themselves). However, this is only if you’re … Continue reading

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Review- “The Sensual Sounds Of”- The Modern Men

reviewed by Michael On reading the Modern Men’s publicity sheet, I had no idea what to make of them. They named influences from French electro-pop to Italian disco to roots singers. But when I finished listening to The Sensual Sounds … Continue reading

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Review- “St. Denis”- Coco et Co.

reviewed by Michael This is probably a familiar form of persuasion to those who read this blog, but I’m going to say it again. Coco et Co.- the duo consisting of Andrew Sisk of Share and Miranda Durka have released … Continue reading

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Review- “Cardiography”- David Vertesi

reviewed by Michael I don’t know if the fall season has some kind of power to it, but it seems to be producing some of the best albums I’ve heard in a long while. This rule definitely applies to David … Continue reading

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Hey Rosetta! Wraps Up Fall Tour In Montreal

by Madeleine Cummings Newfoundland rock band Hey Rosetta! never fails to put on an amazing show, but last night, as front-man Tim Baker sang “Cause I get so tired” at the top of his lungs, we almost believed him. The … Continue reading

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