NXNE 2015 :: Manitoba Music at the Rivoli

June 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Indicator Indicator For me, North by Northeast ended with Manitoba. That is, on the last day of the fest, I took in Manitoba Music’s showcase at the Rivoli. Manitoba [...]

NXNE at the Bovine Sex Club :: Day 4

June 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

The start of the night was a hell of a lot more lively than the previous nights – just as promised. There were a lot of familiar faces at the Bovine Sex Club that came in [...]

NXNE 2015 :: Mise en Scene

June 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Winnipeg threesome Mise en Scene pleasantly surprised everyone at Yonge-Dundas Square on Saturday for one of two reasons: if you’d never heard of the band before, you [...]

NXNE 2015 :: Most People

June 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

I love it when bands put effort into what they wear on stage, and between Most People’s Hawaiian shirts and matching fluorescent hair clips, I’m already excited [...]

NXNE 2015 :: Pang Attack

June 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Pang Attack, another Montreal-based band, graced the Yonge-Dundas Square stage on Saturday, and proved that ambient rock isn’t boring. The four-piece band – guitar, [...]

NXNE 2015 :: Secret Sun

June 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Everything seems to float through Secret Sun’s opening NXNE set at Yonge and Dundas Square on Saturday. The performance was the Montreal-based band’s first for [...]

NXNE at the Bovine Sex Club :: Day 3

June 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

People are gearing up – you can already feel the energy. It rustles through the twisted metal of the Bovine Sex Club. There doesn’t have to be a full room of people to [...]

NXNE at the Bovine Sex Club :: Day 2

June 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Night two of the fest and it’s clear that Wednesdays and     Thursdays tend to be quieter in the week. Makes sense – even  the most hardcore motherfuckers have a day [...]

NXNE at the Bovine Sex Club :: Day 1

June 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

After passing the fourth Rush shirt of the day, it’s clear to everyone in the city that music is on Toronto’s mind. Yesterday kicked off North by Northeast, a festival [...]

NXNE 2015 :: Jacco Gardner

June 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

I’ll admit, it took me a few songs before I could really get into Jacco Gardner’s set, but with each passing track and I found myself bopping more and more and [...]
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