Shiiine On: No Days Off – Day 1 Thursday: Arrival, Photos & Gig Report

Shiiine On Weekender – Butlin’s Arena, Minehead, Somerset UK. November 6-9th, 2015. Festivals can be a dicey and exhausting proposition. A gamble. You can give...

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,...

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...

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...

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On July 24, 25 and 26, history was made in an old campground north of Barrie, Ontario. Summer came fully to the region, with soaring...

The Tragically Hip: A Canadian Shield

The Tragically Hip, Fully and Completely Tour Canada Day (July 1) Molson Ampitheatre, Toronto. (Tour, along with a few new dates, continues through September...

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...

Jesus and Mary Chain: 30th Anniversary of Psychocandy Live

The Jesus and Mary Chain: 30th Anniversary of Psychocandy Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, May 1, 2015 as part of Canadian Music Week Jesus and Mary...

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...

Keep it Goin’ Full Steam: MCA Adam Yauch’s 20 Greatest Hits & Hidden Tracks

To mark the 3rd anniversary of Adam Yauch's passing on May 4th, we've assembled a list of our Top 20 Greatest MCA lines. These include the...

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