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The Darcys

Arts & Crafts Road Trip Stops at a Sold-Out Lee’s Palace

Date of show: March 25, 2014 Written by: Chiara DiAngelo The Darcys were greeted by an enthusiastic sold-out hometown crowd when they took the stage. The band’s atmospheric art-rock vibes and frontman Jason Couse’s elevated falsetto on set opening “Hunting” held us in rapture, and the possessed nature to Couse as he switched from guitar […]

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Zeus

HPX Night 1: Arts and Crafts Showcase at Reflections Cabaret

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 With Catherine wanting to return to Halifax after a great experience at Halifax Pop Explosion in 2011 and me having never been to the East Coast, we decided to make the festival happen this year. While we weren’t stuffing our faces with seafood and taking in the beautiful sights of the […]

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The Darcys - Warring

The Darcys – Warring

Band: The Darcys Album: Warring Warring is The Darcys’ third album released by Arts & Crafts, following their self-titled released in 2011 and their re-imagination of Steely Dan’s AJA released in 2012. While their self-titled still had remnants of a former band member who wrote all the lyrics on the album, this album gave drummer […]

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Yukon Blonde

Hillside Day 2: Akron/Family, July Talk, Yukon Blonde & More

Saturday, July 27, 2013 “Nashville Skylines” Workshop (Lake Stage, 11:00AM) We started Day 2 at the Lake Stage for the “Nashville Skylines” workshop, featuring Escondido and Lindi Ortega. Bringing their Nashville-flavoured alt-country to Guelph, both acts actually have Canadian roots – Escondido front woman Jessica Maros is originally from Vancouver, while Ortega hails from Toronto […]

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Grounders

NXNE Night 1: The Damn Truth, Grounders, The Darcys & More

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 The Darcys – 9pm @ Arts & Crafts Pop Up Bailiff – 10pm @ Horseshoe Tavern Reuben and the Dark – 11pm @ Horseshoe Tavern Grounders – 12am @ Horseshoe Tavern The Damn Truth – 1am @ Horseshoe Tavern

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Broken Social Scene

Celebrating a Decade of Arts & Crafts at Field Trip

Date of show: June 8, 2013 Written by: Chiara DiAngelo To celebrate their 10-year anniversary, Toronto record label Arts & Crafts threw a day-long party at Fort York & Garrison Common. A family-friendly event, they took advantage of the green space offered by the location with a play area that included both a bouncy castle […]

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CMW Day/Night 5: Boats, Fine Times, Mac DeMarco & More

Saturday, March 23, 2013 Mac DeMarco – 3pm @ Sonic Boom Records Meeting up at Sonic Boom, we made it in time to check out much buzzed about Mac DeMarco. Mentioning that they had rolled out of bed just a half hour before their set, the band members were all either hung over or quite […]

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The Darcys

CMW Night 3: The Great Hall, Horseshoe Tavern & More

Thursday, March 21, 2013 Hunger Hush – 7pm @ The Central Getting an early start to the night was Calgary’s Hunger Hush. A younger band comprised of Steve Wirzba (vocals, guitar), Alastair Pollock (keys, trumpet, vocals), Andrew Smale (bass) and Ben Tan (drums), their sweet-sounding indie rock and bubbly pop hooks provided a cheerful dancey […]

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The Darcys

The Darcys Brought Their Interpretation of Aja To Lee’s Palace

Date of show: November 10, 2012 Written by: Chiara DiAngelo It’s one thing to cover a classic song, it’s an entirely different matter to cover an entire classic album. But if any band could be up to the challenge it would be Toronto’s The Darcys. Their interpretation of Aja is in no way a simple […]

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The Arkells

Saying Goodbye to Summer with the Arkells at the CNE

Date of show: August 29, 2012 Written by: Chiara DiAngelo If you live in the GTA, going to the Ex is likely an end-of-summer tradition. Trying outrageous foods, playing the midway, and going on rides is a once-a-year requirement. On this night, your $5-after-5pm admission also got you into one of the hottest shows of […]

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