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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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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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CMW Night 2: Stars at The Danforth Music Hall, Apparat Organ Quartet & More

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 Yukon Blonde – 8pm @ The Danforth Music Hall Vancouver’s Yukon Blonde opened the night. Situated in the midst of a mass of synths and cords set up for the headliners, Jeffrey Innes (vocals, guitar), Brandon Scott (guitar, vocals), and Graham Jones (drums) were joined by Jason Haberman of The Paint […]

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Edgefest Takes Over Downsview Park

If I could summarize my Edgefest experience, I’d say “hot”. It was a quite a hot day for Edgefest this year, but that only seemed to encourage fans to come spend their day at Downsview Park enjoying some great music. Compared to last year, the set up for Edgefest was a little different. The side […]

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NXNE Day/Night 4: Hollerado, The Lumineers, Topanga & More

Saturday, June 16, 2012 Hollerado – 5:00PM @ Yonge-Dundas Square (Spinner.ca) I headed out into the heat of the afternoon sun to Yonge & Dundas Square to catch Hollerado. You know a band has “made it” when you are surrounded by swarms of young teens singing along to every word. Even the middle-aged man beside […]

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Yukon Blonde’s Tiger Talk Comes Alive at Lee’s Palace

Date of show: April 12, 2012 Written by: Chiara DiAngelo We were at Lee’s Palace for the first night of Yukon Blonde’s double-header. The incredible Thursday night line-up showcased the some of the best Canadian talents that Dine Alone/Nevado Records has to offer. Yukon Blonde From Vancouver, British Columbia, Jeffrey Innes (vocals, guitar), Brandon Scott […]

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Yukon Blonde – Tiger Talk

Band: Yukon Blonde Album: Tiger Talk When Yukon Blonde released their self-titled full-length debut in 2010, I was caught off guard. The band had already been making waves out West with an EP (Everything in Everyway) and even before that as Alphababy, but it wasn’t until their full-length that I was aware of their sound […]

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Yukon Blonde Heats Up the Horseshoe Tavern

[Note: We did take a shot photo with Jeffrey Innes, but, unfortunately, it just wasn’t usable. Just use your imagination!] Date of show: April 8, 2011 Shot of choice: The answer I received was “whatever you want,” although the rye Jeffrey Innes ended up with was perhaps not his shot of choice. By the time […]

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Killbeat Music Does Canadian Music Week

Killbeat has a whole slew of artists performing at for Canadian Music Week. All are highly recommended. Schedules Wednesday March 9th Violent Kin @ Horseshoe Tavern (CMW Opening Party), 9:30pm The Wheat Pool @ Hard Luck Bar (FACTOR Breakthrough Series), 10:00pm Royal Canoe @ The Rivoli, 11:30pm David Vertesi @ The Piston (Wired FM Showcase), […]

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An Unforgettable Night With The Wooden Sky

Date of show: November 6, 2010 “This is quite alright,” Gavin Gardiner (vocals, guitar) said as he observed the hometown crowd at a sold out Lee’s Palace. For the record, it was much better than alright. The crowd was full of energy, eyes lit up and eager, hanging onto every lyric. Joining Gardiner in The […]

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