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01 March 2016

2015’s Hidden Gems: Part 1

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Hello My Entertainment World! I’m brand new here, and I’m very excited to share my passion with other music junkies. In 2015 I managed to get through over four hundred …

08 January 2016

The Good Feelings Are Spreading Like Wildfire

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One of my favourite music teachers once observed how challenging it can be to write music with a positive tone. Personally, I’ve never tried my hand at it, but I …

04 January 2016

2015, a Musical Review

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Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit Courtney Barnett has a way with words. Freewheeling and deadpan with a heavy Melbourne drawl, Barnett delivers …

24 December 2015

The Most Eclectic 2015 Year-End List You’ll Ever Find

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From the Malian countryside to Brooklyn, Amsterdam to Tokyo to Toronto and back, here are seven of the releases that stuck in my head this year – in chronological order. …

16 December 2015

Cirque de la Symphonie: Holiday Hits at the TSO

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Facing the garlanded stage with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra warming up, looked down on by the Etobicoke School of the Arts Holiday Chorus, I can’t help but feel the buzz …

01 December 2015

The Lone Bellow at Boston’s House of Blues

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I recently had the extreme pleasure of seeing The Lone Bellow at Boston’s House of Blues, and I can’t have asked for a better way to spend a Wednesday night. …

20 November 2015

TSO Movie Nights: Back to the Future & Psycho

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Two nights in October, I did something I haven’t done in far too long- I went to the symphony. But these were not regular nights at the symphony. There was …

12 November 2015

Upcoming: Marlon Williams by Marlon Williams

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February 19th 2016 on Dead Oceans Records Pre-order Marlon Williams: CD, LP & ltd tan vinyl Download on iTunes Amazon Support your local independent record store “Hello Miss Lonesome”, the …

09 November 2015

Modest Mouse’s Strangers to Ourselves: Nice Try

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Let me tell you, Modest Mouse was my high school jam. I remember so many hours spent in the car, driving to and from school, rocking “Paper Thin Walls” like …

24 October 2015

Simone Denny: The Stereo Dynamite Sessions, Vol. 1

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It may come as a surprise to find that Stereo Dynamite Sessions, Vol. 1, just released in Canada on October 16, 2015, is the debut solo album from Simone Denny. …

16 October 2015

Heather Christian and the Arbornauts: Cabinet

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I was thinking of what to write about for this week, when I suddenly remembered an Amanda Palmer recommendation that I heard awhile back on some talk radio station (OK, …

07 October 2015

Alabama Shakes at Boston Calling Music Festival

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She came, she sang, and oh boy did she conquer. Frontwoman Brittany Howard led Alabama Shakes in a tour-de-force takeover of the recent Boston Calling Music Festival’s closing act. A …

11 September 2015

Kenton Slash Demon: New Track & Release

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Order The Vinyl HERE Atmospheric, inventive and sonically interesting, Danish duo Kenton Slash Demon shared a new track – Syko – on September 8, 2015. The track will be released …

26 June 2015

TSO Pops: The Wizard & I

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Performing with a symphony orchestra is a tricky thing, especially for a musical theatre performer. On a stage that likely has better acoustics than your usual proscenium, in a space …

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