Who: Gold Panda, Pick a Piper What: Sleek beats at bargain prices Where: The Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen Street West Price: $15.00 Bonus: A girl blowing bubbles, which made the whole room whimsical. A 7-foot security guard pushing dramatically through the crowd to catch someone in the act of smoking. Some girls plucking up the […]
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Here is Gabrielle Papillon’s video for “Turn Left,” which was shot by Southern Souls (an amazing music/video project worth checking out!): . Who: Catriona Sturton, Gabrielle Papillon & Ria Mae Where: Cameron House, 408 Queen Street West Price: $10 Bonus: Adorable buttons featuring polar bears and deer with harmonicas; catching up with old friends The […]
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Here’s Metric’s “Artificial Nocturne” for you: . What: Indie Awards for CMF, Part II Who: Metric, Matt Mays, Diamond Rings & Yukon Blonde (See my previous post for a review of the first half of the SiriusXM Indie Awards) Moving right along: . Yukon Blonde Hannah and I saw Yukon Blonde open for Stars for […]
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. Here is Cold Specks’ “Winter Solstice” to ease you into a chilly Wednesday: . What: SiriusXM Indie Awards, Canadian Music Festival Who: Metric, Matt Mays, Diamond Rings, Yukon Blonde, Cold Specks, The Wooden Sky, Canailles, & Cadence Weapon (just about as Canadian a lineup as you can get) Where: Kool Haus, […]
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Here’s a classic Two Hours Traffic song – and the final song they played for their show at CMF – called “Heroes of the Sidewalk”: . What: CMF (expect this for the next couple of posts) Who: Two Hours Traffic, The Balconies, Rah Rah Where: Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor Street West Price: Still that awesome […]
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Here is Stars’ “Hold On When You Get Love and Let Go When You Give It”: . What: Canadian Music Festival (CMF) Who: Stars and Yukon Blonde Where: The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Avenue Price: $55 for a 6-day wristband (a steal of a deal!) Bonus: Hipsternation, with everyone clad in toques and scarves […]
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