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Canadian Music Week 2014

An Overview of Our CMW 2014 Coverage

As usual, we had a great time at Canadian Music Week. It’s always exciting for us to celebrate Canadian music and we’re excited to do it again next year – May 5-9, 2014! Here’s a list of all the bands we covered and links to the respective posts: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 The C’mons Stuck […]

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CMW Night 5: Tribute to Paul Gourlie & More at the Horseshoe Tavern

Saturday, May 10, 2014 Goodnight, Sunrise – Quad Rock Spin Class @ Quad East Hardcore spinners and first-timers (myself included) collided at Quad East for Goodnight, Sunrise’s second annual rock and roll spin class. With instructor Michelene at the front of the class, the band provided a high energy workout soundtrack. It got sweaty – […]

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CMW Night 5: NeXT/Pop Montreal Showcase at the Silver Dollar

Saturday, May 10, 2014 PKEW PKEW PKEW (gunshots) GROUNDERS Operators

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CMW Night 4: City and Colour at Air Canada Centre

Friday, May 9, 2014 As I sat in the Air Canada Centre before the show started, I began to realize that City and Colour sold out this building, this arena, the ACC. The show started with Dallas Green and company playing mostly songs from City and Colour’s latest release, The Hurry and the Harm, songs […]

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The King Khan & BBQ Show

CMW Night 3: Black Box Showcase at Adelaide Hall & Reeperbahn Festival Showcase at The Garrison

Thursday, May 8, 2014 Seas – 8PM @ Adelaide Hall We started the night off at Adelaide Hall to help celebrate the 10th anniversary of local record label Black Box Recording. Featuring many a Moneen alum, Toronto’s Seas got the night off to a low key start with their first song before really sinking into […]

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Good For Grapes

CMW Night 2: Angel Olsen at Sonic Boom & Agency Group Showcase at Supermarket

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Angel Olsen – 7PM @ Sonic Boom Prior to their sold-out non-CMW show at Lee’s Palace, Angel Olsen and co. played a short free set put on by Chart Attack down the street at Sonic Boom. Despite some initial discontent from the large crowd due to the late start (the band […]

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The Dirty Nil

CMW Night 1: The Dirty Nil & The Reason at Tattoo Rock Parlour

Tuesday, May 5, 2014 The C’mons – (9:00PM) Toronto’s The C’mons opened up the night. Thanks to frenetic violinist Roslyn Green, the indie rock band’s short set was heavy but much more melodic than I originally anticipated. While set opener “Set a Fire” demonstrated the cool interplay of guy-girl voices between frontwoman Steph Bosch (vocals, […]

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Canadian Music Week 2014

CMW 2014 is Here!

Canadian Music Week officially starts today. As usual, we’ll be focusing on the music side of the festival, but there’s film and comedy to see too. The full music schedule can be found here. If you haven’t purchased a wristband, you can do so here, and if you’re just looking to see a show or […]

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Canadian Music Week 2013

An Overview of Our CMW 2013 Coverage

When it comes to Canadian Music Week, we are faced with some tough scheduling decisions every year. We always wish we could pack in more along with all the live music we see, considering all the great films and comedy shows that are also part of CMW. If you get the chance, we highly recommend […]

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Pick A Piper

CMW Night 6: Pick A Piper, Babe, Wild Domestic & More

Sunday, March 24, 2013 Duck Duck Goose – 8pm @ Rancho Relaxo (Two Way Monologues & GreenShades) With minimal showcases and many people having already checked out in favour of sleep, we headed out to Rancho Relaxo for the last night of CMW. The first band up was Toronto’s Duck Duck Goose. While the psychedelic […]

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