Electric Island Concert & Picnic 2016 To Open Big

Electric Island is back for its fourth year in Toronto, kicking off its Summer Season Victoria Day, Monday, May 23rd. You may have heard that...

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,...

Our Bestival Toronto Day 1 Playlist

The first ever Bestival Music Festival in Toronto takes place on June 12 and 13.  In celebration of this momentous occasion, Step On magazine...

Hillside Fest 2017: Your Diverse Artistic Weekend is July 14-16

Hillside returns July 14-16 for its 34th celebration of talent, creativity, and performance. The not-for-profit festival will host an impressive array of musical acts,...

Fear of Festivals: A Beginner’s Guide to Civilizing the Music Festival Experience

  FEAR OF FESTIVALS A Beginners Guide To Civilizing The Music Festival Experience By Guest Contributor Rochelle Douris, Co-host of GROstival, a podcast about the music festival...

Marlon Chaplin

Local Toronto rock and roller, and friend to us at Disarm, Marlon Chaplin, is celebrating the 1-year anniversary of his debut EP release Wanderer By...

The Foreign Resort

Our friends from Copenhagen, Denmark have a new song! The Foreign Resort combine the shadowy mysticism of The Cure’s Pornography era with a driving production aesthetic...

Weekend Links & News Round Up

New & Notable in Music DKFM (DKFM.com) Shoegaze Radio has resumed broadcasting commercial free via Patreon, to the delight of the worldwide community of The Scene...

All-Canuck Playlist for this young country’s birthday

  Happy Canada Day. In honest-to-goodness (perhaps retro) Canadian fashion, this list doesn't aim to be cool or trendy but comes from the gut and goes for...

Echobelly: Anarchy & Alchemy at Shiiine On Weekender

Story by Jacqueline Howell, Photos by Dave MacIntyre Shiiine On Weekender (landing in mid-November for its second great year, with year 3/ 2017 already booking...

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