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Jane's Party - June 5, 2014

Showcase: Jane’s Party at The Rivoli

Back in 2011, we presented a Jane’s Party show and we’ve decided to lend our name to another one of their shows. We wanted to help promote this show because, well, it’s going to be a good one. Set times: Jane’s Party – 11pm The Seasons – 10pm The Pick Brothers – 9pm The Rivoli […]

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VOX

Preview: VOX at Baltic Avenue

If you’re looking for a new dance party in Toronto, you should check out VOX, which occurs on the last Saturday of every month at Baltic Avenue (875 Bloor Street West). There’s a live band and a DJ set and the best part is that it’s only $5 to catch some live music and get […]

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Metric

CMW: The Indies

For the first time in its 13 years, The Independent Music Awards (a.k.a. The Indies) took place at the Kool Haus on March 22, 2013. While generally the evening is full of short sets, this evening was a little different for those that packed the Kool Haus. Diamond Rings closed out the awards portion of […]

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Audio Blood Showcase @ CMW 2013

CMW Preview: Audio Blood Showcase

Chiara recommends the Audio Blood Showcase: Thursday March 21 @ The Dakota Tavern A lesson I’ve quickly learned when creating my festival schedule is this: When in doubt, check out what Audio Blood has going on. They’ve gone all out for this year’s Canadian Music Week, setting up in-store performances at Sonic Boom, June Records, […]

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Dangerband

VIDEO PREMIERE: “Sink” by Dangerband

Toronto-based Dangerband has been on our radar for a little while now. Their catchy songs and super fun shows always make for an awesome time. After releasing their debut EP in 2011, this band has come a long way from “high school band” to a young band trying to make an impact in the Toronto […]

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Photo by Annabel Mehran

Preview: Ty Segall at The Phoenix Concert Theatre on February 6th

San Francisco rocker Ty Segall had a busy 2012, releasing Hair in collaboration with White Fence in April, Slaughterhouse with Ty Segall Band in June, and Twins as a solo effort in October. Segall is currently touring to support Twins, an album that the multi-instrumentalist wrote and recorded entirely by himself. As Segall wraps up […]

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Audio Blood's 4th Anniversary and Holiday Rager

Audio Blood Turns 4!

Written by: Chiara DiAngelo It’s December, which means it is officially holiday season. Beyond that, Audio Blood is celebrating their fourth anniversary by throwing a holiday rager on Friday, December 7th at Sneaky Dee’s. It might be cold and grey outside but this is an event hot enough to lure you out of your cozy […]

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Photo by David Thayer

Preview: Laetitia Sadier at The Drake Hotel on September 18th

Laetitia Sadier, who you may be familiar with from her days with Stereolab, released her second full-length album, Silencio, on Drag City on July 24, 2012. The French songstress is coming to Toronto to showcase her new material, which follows her 2010 release, The Trip. Sadier will be playing at The Drake Hotel on September […]

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buying shots for bands 2nd birthday

buying shots for bands Turns 2!

Hi everyone, We’re really excited to say that today buyingshotsforbands.com turns 2. In two years, we’ve bought shots for 84 bands totaling 293 shots, 2 bottles of Crown and 1 bottle of Jager. The complete list of shots recipients to date: The Darcys Huron Krupke Great Bloomers Lordy Lordy Shawn Clarke Gramercy Riffs Bravestation Old […]

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Preview: Burlington Sound of Music Festival

Festival Dates: June 14-17, 2012 Written by: Chiara DiAngelo Live in the GTA? Can’t make it into the big city for North by North East but still want to fill your weekend with music? Fear not. The largest free music festival in Canada, Burlington’s Sound of Music Festival has got you covered. Voted one of […]

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