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Jesus the Dinosaur (Boston, MA) @ Bar Robo

With warm and warbly acoustic guitar and waves of bittersweet harmonies, JTD’s gentle and confessional performances speak to the soft spoken, embracing life’s gifts and griefs like an old friend. New single “cigarettes” available anywhere online.

Phantom Atlantic, Rebelle, and Excuses Excuses at LIVE on Elgin

Toronto alt-rockers Phantom Atlantic bring their Lessons Release Tour to LIVE on Elgin, with guests Rebelle and Excuses Excuses. Phantom Atlantic (Toronto alt/post-rock) www.phantomatlantic.com Rebelle (Wakefield, QC alt-rock) www.rebellemusic.com Excuses Excuses (Oshawa punk/alt-rock) www.excusesexcuses.ca Friday July 27 @ LIVE on Elgin (220 Elgin St, 2nd floor) 19+ | Doors at 8:00pm $8 in advance / […]

GOOD2GO + POLICE and THIEVES @ PRESSED

GOOD2GO – With influences ranging from The Rolling Stones to  The Ramones , GOOD2GO kicks out the jams at full throttle and always has a blast doing so! Fronted by the dynamic Miss Maureen on vocals, the band whips up a rock ’n’ roll juggernaut that is both mischievous and captivating. GOOD2GO is rounded out […]

Born Ruffians ruffing up Ritual + ticket giveaway

If ‘Born Ruffians’  is a tongue-in-cheek, parodic proclamation of softer sounds and cherubic jowls, in 2015, the band is morphing into, or at the least warming up to, the self-appointed nominalization. On their fourth release, Ruff , the touring 4-piece, hailing originally from the small city/big town of Midland, On (Georgian Bay area), ventures into […]

Rae Spoon :: Un concert qu’on mange à la petite cuillère

Par Mariette Delevallée Transgenre, transunivers, transparence… tant de mots à la frontière, pour ce chanteur à la voix claire et au costume ouaté. Ne pensez pas que l’emploi du masculin polarise ici l’auteur, le faisant basculer du côté mâle. Rae Spoon est ce chanteur à qui l’usage du français m’oblige de désobéir parce que le […]

Video of the Week: Bluff by Little Stella

[youtube width=”600″ height=”400″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUWxWy6af9c[/youtube] A nice tune and cute video by Ottawa’s Little Stella, a Folk/Rock/Pop/Electronic group with hints of country. What started as a high school act in Manotick (what’s in the water over there, some kind of nuclear waste that turns all their kids into musicians?) The song is from their 2012 self-titled EP.

Video of the Week: Hollerado’s “Pick Me Up”

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NE7kWVyknAw[/youtube] The indie rocking Hollerado released yesterday what may be their oddest video yet. And for the band that once filmed themselves racing ostriches, that may be quite an accomplishment. As I look through Hollerado’s extensive library of music videos, it immediately becomes clear that this is a band that values the visual medium. Each of […]