Canadian Music Week Round Up

2017's Canadian Music Week (CMW) landed in Toronto at a time when the city's live music, and the state of the city's music venues,...

In Photos: Slowdive Live at The Danforth Music Hall

May 5th, 2017 was release day of Slowdive's fantastic new self-titled album.  You can read our review HERE. It was also the day Slowdive performed to...

Marlon Chaplin: CMW Review & Interview

Marlon Chaplin made his mark on Canadian Music Week with two shows (at Supermarket and the delightfully atmospheric new home of The Hideout). Playing...

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

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

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...

The Resurrection and the Light: Cover Bands at Shiiine On Weekender

Story by Jacqueline Howell, photos by Dave MacIntyre The Cover Bands at Shiiine On Weekender 2016 were part of an after-1o pm slate of programming...

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...

Thousand Yard Stare Live at Shiiine On Weekender

After seeing their jaw-dropping performance at Shiiine On Weekender 2015, learning that Thousand Yard Stare would return for the 2nd instalment of the festival...

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...

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...

Ziggy Marley Live at the Danforth Music Hall, Toronto

Words and Photos by Dave MacIntyre The approach of cooler weather in Toronto was held at bay in lieu of warmer waves of Reggae rhythm...