Indies Wrap-Up 2013

April 2, 2013 // 1 Comment

It would be easy to say that Carly Rae Jepson was the big winner at this year’s Sirius XM Indie Awards, part of Canadian Music Week. But, with performances as amazing [...]

Mac DeMarco at CMW

April 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

I think it’s safe to say that we’ve all had enough of winter. We want to replace our scarves with sunglasses, and our hot toddies with spiked lemonade (or whatever kind [...]

Cookie Duster at CMW

April 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

Formed in 1997, Cookie Duster is comprised of members that are as legendary as the venue in which they played during Canadian Music Week. Brendan Canning, Bernard Maiezza, [...]

badbadnotgood at CMW

April 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

If there is any band that appreciates the opportunity to be playing music in front of an audience, it’s badbadnotgood, who headlined Saturday night at the Horseshoe Tavern [...]

The Noble Thiefs at CMW

March 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

“We’re The Noble Thiefs; we spell it wrong, so get it right!” That’s what Noble Thiefs frontman, Myron Dean shouts out to the crowd at the Bovine Sex [...]

Cadence Weapon at CMW

March 29, 2013 // 2 Comments

During Friday’s Sirius XM Indies award show, I managed to catch up with Cadence Weapon. We spoke about the differences between the music scenes in Toronto and Montreal, and [...]

Yukon Blonde at CMW

March 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

I caught up with Brandon Scott of Yukon Blonde at the Sirius XM Indies last week to discuss the differences between the Toronto and Vancouver music scenes, as well as to let [...]

Eight and a Half at CMW

March 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

The BRBR-hosted CMW showcase was held at The Gladstone this past Thursday. Many bands from Montreal played, including Karim Ouflett and Peter Peter. Headliners for the night [...]

Folly and the Hunter at CMW

March 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

After playing in Austin, Texas, for SXSW, Quebec natives Folly and the Hunter headed north to play a few shows in Toronto during Canadian Music Week. With one album under [...]

Mise en Scene at CMW

March 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

When Winnipeg’s Mise en Scene took the stage Thursday night at the Bovine Sex Club, part of Canadian Music Week, I thought they’d be another miscellaneous [...]
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