New Order

June 3, 2013 // 1 Comment

‘On Your Silent Face’, the fifth track from New Order’s album Power, Corruption & Lies, Bernard Sumner sings, “It’s never been quite the [...]

The Joy Formidable :: Wolf’s Law

May 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

Last night, I had some friends over. As it goes, I quietly DJ behind the scenes of the conversation until they start to notice the music and finally say, "Hey who’s this?" Turns out it wasn’t The Joy Formidable we were listening to when it happened. It was Foals and their album Holy Fire, which I did a review for here, and, yes, it remains one of my favourite albums of the year. When I saw one friend close his eyes and start grooving along, I knew he was hooked. Hooked on Foals, but also on the music I was introducing him to. And this particular friend is no slouch in the music department, having been a lead producer at The Edge for many years, before jumping to TV. [...]

Joy Orbison

February 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

During a frigid early-February night, London-based post-dubstep DJ, Joy Orbison, performed a set at Wrongbar in Toronto. Gera, followed by Kevin McPhee, primed the scattered [...]