A Primitive Evolution goes acoustic…with your help

I got the rare chance to see local wonder A Primitive Evolution perform an acoustic set for Canadian Music Week this year. They set up in the Indie Love Radio suite and a hard yet interesting change from their normal fare they played acoustic renditions of many of their songs. Definitely something worth being heard. … Continue reading

Darrelle London served us a delicious Edible Word Parade

Throughout the mess of bad surprises I got during Canadian Music Week, sometimes there were little hidden gems that I wasn’t expecting. Darrelle London was definitely one of those hidden gems. Playing the closing party at the Hard Luck Bar for Canadian Music Week, I was actually out to see my good friends from Modernboys … Continue reading

Stalker songs never made me want to fall in love so badly

I’ve had the pleasure of seeing Allie Hughes perform 4 times now. Three times for Canadian Music week and I can’t tell you how much I’d love to see her Wedding in it’s entirety. For those of you who haven’t heard of the girl that NOW Magazine and other local publications have been raving about … Continue reading

Don’t let Fast Romantics just be Pretty Strangers

Fast Romantics are making huge waves out here in Toronto. Already having done so well in Calgary they uprooted to call Toronto their new home and I am so glad they did. I’ve already done an album review for them (which they’ll be having their album release party on April 15th at Wrongbar if my … Continue reading

It would be awkward if The Ascot Royals ever stopped making me dance

So by now I think very few people will catch on that I attempt to reference song titles in the blog titles. Those who do? I hope they amuse you. One of the highlights of this years Canadian Music Week were both sets that I got to see by The Ascot Royals. For those of … Continue reading

Secret Broadcast play stellar CMW Show

I got a chance to catch up with Matt Lightstone and Keith Heppler of Secret Broadcast last night before their absolutely stellar Canadian Music Week set for a chat about the upcoming show and more.   Last year Matt moved over to Toronto from Calgary bringing his music with him and looking for someone to … Continue reading

Behind Sapphire has broken arms, but not broken tunes

I was really really blessed and got to see Behind Sapphire play two sets during Canadian Music Week this year. A real treat considering the lot are from all the way out in Vancouver. Even more so we are all lucky that Grant (lead vocalist of Behind Sapphire) is a total trooper. A few days … Continue reading

It was very nice to MICHOU

I definitely headed to MICHOU’s showcase at the El Mocambo for Canadian Music Week on Wednesday night for two reasons. The first being that they were playing before Behind Sapphire. The second being curiousity in regards to the fact that these boys won the Verge Music Awards “Artist of the Year” and $25,000. I think … Continue reading