I’ll Be Your Saint: Art Finds from Everywhere Part 1

And a link: Feature Shoot pointed me towards the striking (and strikingly original) work of New Zealand Photographer Niki Boon's "Childhood in the Raw". Her subjects...

Oscars 2015: The glorious misfits

Tonight's Oscars was more satisfying and entertaining than we can remember in many years. Setting aside the snark, the shade, and the yelling at the...

The Watchmen: Life in Stereo (Live Review)

The Watchmen Saturday January 30th The Danforth Music Hall, Toronto It sounds like bullshit but you ever notice This whole town of ice and snow Gets you...

You Only Live Twice

  "...Or So It Seems. One Life For Yourself, And One For Your Dreams..." Mad Men Season Five Wrap Up Love, Grief, Hauntings, and The Dark Shadow of...

MIMICO Live Review and Photos

MIMICO creeps up on you with hypnotic, steady, rhythms and loops, over which are laid often subtle, evocative vocals. The music is of a loosely...

Slowdive: Slowdive – The love and the fight

"Nothing left to lose. Nothing left to fight" are really a person of reason's fighting words. Slowdive's self-titled new album is out today, May 5th, amid...

The Wedding Present: Essential Detours & the 2017 Live Experience

The best of our modern rock music is not made from the wish-fulfillment posturing of an Oasis, or the detached irony of so much...

The Concert I Wish I’d Been To

I missed a lot of concerts when I was young. Mostly because I was a huge nerd who spent his Saturday afternoons watching re-runs...

The Foreign Resort Canadian Tour: Feature / Review and Pics

Update: The Foreign Resort can next be seen in Denmark, Germany and The Czech Republic from late May (with Dead Leaf Echo) and into...

On Popular Culture: Does Context Matter Anymore?

The oh-too-easy lure of the YouTube Black Hole can take you down anytime defenses are lowered and procrastination has had even four minutes to percolate. Somehow,...

Best Music We Heard in 2016

2016 was a great year for Indie and live music for us. We covered a lot of live gigs, as many singles and albums...

DJ KITTEN’S RADIO MIXTAPE #1

DJ KITTEN’S MIXTAPE RADIO Sounds from everywhere on whatever format (mostly vinyl & CDs) IT’S BEEN A WEEK OF SKA COOL…THIS LIST PLAYED ON THIS HEATWAVE...