Five Things You Didn’t Know About Little Boxer

If you like Toronto’s music scene, chances are you’ve seen, or heard of Little Boxer. What makes the band so intriguing is the husky voice of lead, Zachary Erickson that elevates their alternative rock into a unique territory separating them from other bands. With the mixture of the surprising talent of Juan Udarbe, who makesContinue reading “Five Things You Didn’t Know About Little Boxer”

You Need to Listen To: The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger (GOASTT)

“We are going to get fully naked and cover ourselves in Crisco and play the Canadian national anthem,” Kemp Muhl said about the performance at Canadian Music Week. They didn’t fulfill their promise but they did put on an interesting set. Their far from normal sense-of-self leaks into their humour, music videos and music. InterviewingContinue reading “You Need to Listen To: The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger (GOASTT)”

The People You’re Sure to Find at a Palma Violets Show

Don’t let the suspenders and slacks fool you. If you were expecting four sharp English boys to come on stage and play smooth hymns around Samuel Fryer’s yawning and mollifying voice, you’re in the wrong place. At their Toronto show on Friday, Palma Violets proved that live, they are a drunken, stumbling and slightly mumblyContinue reading “The People You’re Sure to Find at a Palma Violets Show”

The Alternative Rock Gods Are Back; Hear Metric’s New Track “The Shade”

Since the 90’s Metric has made their name known with their every changing style of indie rock. The band consists of Emily Haines (vocals), James Shaw (guitar), Joshua Winstead (bass) and Joules Scott-Key (drums); the foursome opened the door for mainstream Canadian indie rock with their album, Fantasies ,which most are familiar with. Help I’m Alive and Gimmie Sympathy areContinue reading “The Alternative Rock Gods Are Back; Hear Metric’s New Track “The Shade””

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Skye Wallace

Two words come to mind when you hear Skye Wallace, haunting and beautiful. The Canadian artist threads the sounds of the prairies into a one of a kind alternative-folk with a country attitude. Smart lyrics juxtaposed with tones, song titles and melody amplify the thought and skill put into each one of her three albums.Continue reading “Five Things You Didn’t Know About Skye Wallace”

Hot Panda’s Chris Connelly is Preparing to “Kick Your Ass” at CMW

Oh, I’m calling on my teenage self for this one. Upon my search through the bands of CMW, there was one that I was so pleased to find, it had my inner teen screaming and my adult-self planning my evening around the show. For nine years, Hot Panda has been making their way through theContinue reading “Hot Panda’s Chris Connelly is Preparing to “Kick Your Ass” at CMW”

Oh Hi, Yeah, Women Can Be Bad Ass Too.

Remember these faces. Their genres are all worlds apart but the thing that these ladies have in common is that they rock the hell out of a stage. The ladies focused on during Canadian Music Week’s: Toronto Women of Music showcase brought out some of the city’s best talent you need to check out. TheContinue reading “Oh Hi, Yeah, Women Can Be Bad Ass Too.”