Nothing Can Save Us

"There’s no such thing as old or new,” sang a resigned Nigel Benjamin on “Career”, Mott's 1976 hymn to blank horizons, “Cuz everything’s been said...

All Is Full Of Loveless

As a longtime fan of music that falls under the umbrella of the Shoegaze genre, I’ve enjoyed Step On’s “Shoegazers we’re listening to” series...

An Interview with The Loft on Ola’s Kool Kitchen

Another great interview from Ola, this time with Andy Strickland, Dave Morgan and Peter Astor of The Loft in which they discuss the origins of...

Interview With Film Composer Michael Brook at TIFF

TIFF  is gearing up in Toronto, and on the eve of the festival's opening, we had the opportunity to speak with Michael Brook, Canadian...

I AM LONO: New Music & An Interview With Matthew Stephen Cooper

What do you do when you share an obsession for The Doors, John Carpenter, and Hunter S. Thompson?  You form a band of course! I...

Best Music I Heard in 2016

We asked our friend in music for his opinion on the best music he heard/saw live/ bought in the past year. Here is his reflections on the music...

The Tragically Hip: A Canadian Shield

The Tragically Hip are a national institution. They are the rarest of things in Canadian music, especially Canadian rock music: a band massive enough to...

The Cure to Headline Bestival Toronto 2016: The Future Is…

The Cure announced their 2016 North American tour back in November with Toronto slotted in for one of a couple of dates in June. The...

Night Thoughts by Suede

Hi.  My name is Phil, and I was a Suedeaholic. During Suede’s initial run, I was not only a fan of their music, I also...

Still Waters / Breaking Trail: Canadian Music’s Rocky Heart

or: What Canadian Rock Taught Me "Don't always look back. But look back." - Canadian workingman, visionary, agendaless poet Ken Babstock who joined this cocktail...

Past Due: A Eulogy of The Weakerthans from Someone Who (kind of) Missed Out

The first time I ever heard The Weakerthans, I was riding in a car driven by one of my sister’s ex-boyfriends when the track...

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...