indie week

Indie Week :: Goliath Paw

October 28, 2014 // 2 Comments

The energy that Goliath Paw, another Ottawa native, brought to the Tota Lounge stage for Indie Week was absolutely unparalleled. The rapper bounced around on stage, and the [...]

Indie Week :: Philly Moves

October 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Philly Moves, the Toronto-based duo (by way of Ottawa) spoke with Raz Mataz many moons ago, and they were no less passionate on stage at Tota Lounge for Indie Week than they [...]

Indie Week :: Zolo

October 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Before Zolo even took the stage at Tota Lounge for Indie Week, I was impressed with his set, which included a DJ and a live drummer. I absolutely loved his outright attempt [...]

Indie Week :: DLV

October 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Last week, I had the honour of taking in the Indie Week semi-finals at Tota Lounge in Toronto. The showcase featured Toronto-based electrorockers DLV, who would go on to win [...]

Indie Week 2014 :: preview

October 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Frankie McQueen at Indie Week 2013 Tonight, Indie Week Canada 2014 will kick off at the Hideout in Toronto. And, as it’s been for every year that I’ve attended, [...]

Burning the Day

February 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

Inspired by groups like Metallica, heavy metal band Burning the Day has been working their way through the Toronto underground scene for nearly a decade until they signed up [...]

Indie Week 2013 – A Retrospective

January 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

Blue stage lights shine upon the guitarist of Sumo Cyco as sweat drips down onto the strings of his guitar. When his head begins to rock to his band’s metal-tinged sound, [...]

Frankie McQueen at Indie Week 2013

October 18, 2013 // 1 Comment

During Wednesday night’s Indie Week launch party, Frankie McQueen managed to do the unthinkable: they were able to get the crowd to fill the void by the stage with [...]

Of Gentlemen and Cowards at Indie Week 2013

October 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

After watching Of Gentlemen and Cowards at the Hideout during Indie Week 2013 on Wednesday, it’s not hard to see how the Hamilton, Ont.-based band landed a gig on the [...]

Indicator Indicator at Indie Week 2013

October 17, 2013 // 1 Comment

I was standing in line for my Indie Week pass when Indicator Indicator took the stage at the Hideout on Wednesday night. All the media and music lovers stood still for a [...]
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