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 Foreign Resort Canadian Tour: Feature / Review and Pics

Think about foreign resorts. For many, a budget escape from the office grind. For others, something to be avoided, for reasons moral or cultural....

Joncro/Poor You Split EP – Review

It’s no secret amongst anyone that knows me that I love my local music. And although I live in Toronto, that doesn’t limit me...

In Photos: Night Owl Fest at The Silver Dollar Room

Photos from 2016's Night Owl Fest at the Silver Dollar Room, Toronto. All photos by contributing photographer Steve Danyleyko

Peter Hook & The Light Live in Toronto

Peter Hook & The Light at the Danforth Music Hall, Tuesday November 29, Toronto Peter Hook and the Light take the stage at Toronto's best,...

Kristin Hersh in Manchester: Louder than Words, Gorilla & a Personal Journey

  Words & pictures by Adam Hammond "I'm not a creative person," protests Kristin Hersh. It's a mantra she repeats as she chats to journalist and...

Purple Love Balloon: Shiiine On Weekender Wrap & Photos

Reflecting on 72 hours.  Our Shiiine On Weekender Diary. Story by Jacqueline Howell & Dave MacIntyre, Photos by Dave MacIntyre. It’s near closing time. Paul...

Echobelly: Anarchy & Alchemy at Shiiine On Weekender

Story by Jacqueline Howell, Photos by Dave MacIntyre Shiiine On Weekender (landing in mid-November for its second great year, with year 3/ 2017 already booking...

The Farm: All Together Now at Shiiine On Weekender

Story by Jacqueline Howell, Photos by Dave MacIntyre In short order (probably as it was happening) The Farm’s gig this past Sunday at Shiiine On...

My Light Shines On: Primal Scream Live

Primal Scream live in Toronto, Friday November 4th 2016, Danforth Music Hall Words by Jacqueline Howell,  Photography by Dave MacIntyre "I was blind, now I can...

Rockaway Beach 2016: Suede, Killing Joke, The Wedding Present, The Membranes

Words by Adam Hammond, Pictures by Adam Hammond & Guy Christie For the second year Butlins have arranged three music weekends that matter. Perhaps only...

There is Power in a Union: Billy Bragg & Joe Henry Shine A Light

Words by Jacqueline Howell, Photos by Dave MacIntyre. "Loss, possibility, regret & desire." Joe Henry stops for a moment midway through the Toronto show to discuss...