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...

Ezra Furman: An Interview Mid-Way Through An Unmissable Tour

Ezra Furman has been just a little busy of late. The singer/songwriter and seriously original performer, supported by his versatile and seamless backing band,...

Gotta Be a Loose Fit: Happy Mondays

  “I wrote for luck. They sent me you.” Happy Mondays erupted out of a Manchester that was somehow entirely different than Morrissey and Marr’s town,...

Confessions of a Mother Mother Mother

If you ask a teenager who their favourite band is, nine times out of ten they can tell you. Usually emphatically. As people get...

I’d Kill a Dragon For You: On Sinead O’Connor

Part 1. We Are Talking About No Less Than Killing Dragons. Sinéad O'Connor came rocketing out of Dublin, Ireland and implausibly landed in the late 80's Pop...

2016: Our Year in Music

First: we want to wish all of our readers, visitors, friends, collaborators, contributors, patient interview subjects, festival friends and fellow music lovers a very...

The Tragically Hip: A Canadian Shield

The Tragically Hip, Fully and Completely Tour Canada Day (July 1) Molson Ampitheatre, Toronto. (Tour, along with a few new dates, continues through September...

Like the Head on the Door Was a Dream

OUCH. On the 30 year anniversary of this great record, Dave suggested I write about an album I love: The Head on the Door...

Arcade Fire is Here to Stay: Wayhome 2016 Review

Arcade Fire is the most unusual and important case of this century of the little weird indie band that could, did, would and will....

Mixed Up

At the end of the first vinyl age, a thing we called just records, then, The Cure's Mixed Up was the last record I...
Adam Yauch performing

Keep it Goin’ Full Steam: MCA Adam Yauch’s 20 Greatest Hits & Hidden Tracks

To mark the 3rd anniversary of Adam Yauch's passing on May 4th, we've assembled a list of our Top 20 Greatest MCA lines. These include the...

Jesus and Mary Chain: 30th Anniversary of Psychocandy Live

The Jesus and Mary Chain: 30th Anniversary of Psychocandy Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, May 1, 2015 as part of Canadian Music Week Jesus and Mary...