north by northeast 2013

The Antiheroes

September 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Before the current decade even began, The Antiheroes had not yet been formed. Not even the thought of the group coming to fruition to combine the talents of Sha Princeton and [...]

The Bokononists

July 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Bokononists are the kind of band that you only need to hear once before you’ve decided you love them. I was fortunate enough to see them play during Canadian Music [...]

The Half-Year Review

July 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

2013 has been a terrific year for music thus far, and it is only the start of July. Both in regards to Canadian music, as well as American and International music, this year [...]

Ryan Hemsworth :: Still Awake

June 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

Are you Still Awake to read this review of Ryan Hemsworth’s latest EP? Halifax producer and DJ, Ryan Hemsworth, is known for his versatility in remixing of a variety of [...]

Blue Hawaii :: Untogether

June 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

It’s very rare that an album should render me speechless, and without any conceivable description of it. Enter Blue Hawaii’s feature LP Untogether. As their first feature [...]

Smif-n-Wessun at NXNE

June 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

With one simple sentence, the North by Northeast MC gave the audience a general idea of what Smif-n-Wessun’s performance at Yonge-Dundas Square would be all about. [...]

Joey Bada$$ at NXNE

June 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

In Joey Bada$$’ first trip north of the border, the Brooklyn MC saw just how much his star has risen over the past year. During the earliest hours of Sunday morning, the [...]

Rich Kidd at NXNE

June 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Before Rich Kidd played a single song at the Wrongbar in Toronto for the North by Northeast festival, he had a question to ask the audience: “Some people say SXSW is [...]

The Antiheroes at NXNE

June 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

After a delay pushed their set back by 40 minutes, Canadian rap duo The Antiheroes came on the stage at Wrongbar in Toronto, and delivered one of the strongest performances [...]

Briar Rabbit at NXNE

June 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

In what was his first ever appearance in Toronto, Chicago singer Briar Rabbit showcased his thought-pop sound during the penultimate night of the North by Northeast festival. [...]
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