The Hollywood Bromance is Dead, and True Crime Victims Deserve Better

True Story. It is arguably among the top contenders for absolute worst book (and film) title of modern times. Modern times, because one could see...

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...

Spike Island & The Stone Roses: For All of Us Outside the Gates

By Jacqueline Howell What a time to be alive for Stone Roses /Manchester/ 80s "Indie" music fans. While good music has always struggled to find the sunlight through...

The Killers Pulled Up to the Foot of our Driveway: Wayhome 2016 review

The Killers, Sunday July 24, Wayhome Music and Arts Festival, Oro-Medonte, Burl's Creek  (north of Toronto). The Killer's frontman and songwriter Brandon Flowers is smiling...

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...

The Manics Deliver a Stunning Holy Bible in Toronto

Manic Street Preachers Toronto Danforth Music Hall The feeling in the air on this Monday night is one of electric anticipation. Twenty years after its release, Manic...

Montage of Heck: Straight Documentary, Poison Pill Or Love Letter?

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck Director: Brett Morgen, 2015 The trailer for Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, released to wordwide fanfare after the film screened at 2015’s SXSW, deserves...

Mayor of the Sunset Strip: what a long, strange, trip

Mayor of the Sunset Strip - Director George Hickenlooper, 2003 This documentary and its subject matter are an anomaly. Rodney Bingenheimer is, 12 years after this documentary...

An All-Encompassing Canada Day/Summer Playlist

  We took a break from playing The Cure's Drowning Man 19 -make that 20 times - in recent weeks to go on a Canada...

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