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....

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...

Tonemirror Live at Cherry Cola’s Toronto

Words and Photos by Dave MacIntyre Cherry Cola’s in Toronto was drenched in crushing waves of noise when Tonemirror took over the stage last Thursday. The...

The Foreign Resort may be in a City Near You…With NITE

Words by Jacqueline Howell & Photos by Dave MacIntyre We were really lucky to catch The Foreign Resort in Toronto last week near the start of their (mostly) U.S....

The Specials Triumph in Toronto at Sold Out Show

Words by Jacqueline Howell, Photos by Dave MacIntyre Seeing The Specials live in the new century is an experience not to be missed, as those...