June 6, 1966

June 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1966, Roy Orbison’s wife Claudette died instantly when her motorcycle was hit by a truck. She and Roy had remarried two months earlier after reconciling [...]

Sinister Twin :: Black Palace

October 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

This band, Sinister Twin, came to be with quite an interesting story of origin. The project came together after the members’ individual histories had them born around [...]

What’s an award show without drama?

September 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

On Monday night, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, the Montreal-based rock band, was awarded the 2013 Polaris Music Prize – and the $30,000 that goes with it – for their [...]

k-os :: BLack on BLonde

May 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

A depiction of a musician’s struggle between genres and experimental niches, k-os’ long awaited album, BLack on BLonde, can appeal to nearly everyone. But let’s be [...]

Davin Black

May 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

Davin Black is a busy man. He was especially busy as the keynote speaker during this year’s Music Video Night, part of the REEL World Film Festival in April – not to [...]

The Little Black Dress :: Spotlight

March 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

I’m in the relatively rare position of having seen The Little Black Dress a solid two or three times before I ever heard a lick of their recorded music. In fact, at those [...]