Category Archives: Grayowl Concert Alerts

NXNE: Who to see

by Michael Thomas Tomorrow the insanity of NXNE begins anew, and as usual, there are so many great acts playing that finding the “right” ones can be a daunting task. Here are some of my picks for this year’s festival, … Continue reading

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NXNE Taste Test

by Jack Derricourt I broke out in a cold sweat on Saturday morning: NXNE was upon me. I was not ready. All of the hardened research I had promised at the year’s turning, all of the work I was set … Continue reading

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One-on-One with Zoo Owl

By Jack Derricourt No, he’s not this blog’s mascot, though I wish he was. The colourful, sonic marshland occupied by Zoo Owl is a pleasant blend of sampling, electronic chirps, and swelling beats. It’s dubbed “experimental noise” on bandcamp, and … Continue reading

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ALL CAPS! Island Festival: Getting Excited!

by Elena Gritzan Last summer, us owls fell in love with Wavelength’s ALL CAPS! festival, spending the second weekend of August exploring the Island and making smores, while discovering and loving the wide variety of bands that played. The festival … Continue reading

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NXNE: Who you should see

NXNE is fast approaching, and the blog is ready to tell you who to go and see, because, let’s face it, it’s kind of intimidating to look through 1,000 bands. Wavelength at Creatures Creating: Full disclosure: we at the blog are … Continue reading

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Some owls’ picks for Canadian Music Fest 2013

Canadian Music Week and its subsequent music festival are fast approaching, and so a couple of us here at the blog want to tell you what you can look forward to from March 19-24. from Michael Thomas: Japan Nite @ … Continue reading

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Royal Canoe & Sarah Neufeld @ Pop Nuit, Winnipeg New Music Festival

Attention to all of our Winnipeg friends- January 30 and Feb 2 are two dates you should mark on your respective calendars. The Winnipeg New Music Festival has been in operation for 21 years now, but they’re amping things up … Continue reading

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A Few Owls’ NXNE 2012 Concert Picks

As NXNE time is almost upon us in Toronto, music lovers across the city (and possibly country) are scrambling to see who’s playing where and when and what shows should I be going to see. A few writers here at Grayowl … Continue reading

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Keeping up with Del Bel

Del Bel is not a band that slows down. Since releasing the acclaimed Oneiric last year, they’ve gone on to release a remix EP and singer Lisa Conway as well as Tyler Belluz have released an EP under the name Chrome and … Continue reading

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Concert Alert: Friday the 13th

Put as simply as possible: you’ll be missing out if you’re not at a show somewhere in Toronto this upcoming Friday, April 13, 2012. For some reason, a bunch of big-name acts have all decided to converge on Toronto. This … Continue reading

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