Humble Thoughts

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Conversation With: Mulga the Artist

In Concert: Liam Gallagher

Liam Gallagher epitomizes a rock ‘n’ roll spirit that is all but extinct.
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In Concert: Cut Copy

Hailing from the land down under, Melbourne’s Cut Copy make their job look utterly fun.
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In Concert: Ariel Pink

Ariel Pink has been making music for a long time. Sometimes, it even sounds like it’s from an entirely different decade.
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Toronto’s Nuit Blanche 2017

Our plan to explore Nuit Blanche in Toronto this year is simple: Start in the middle. In conversation, we chart a rough course to spiral across some big intersections we see on the official website. But we hope to get lost in the little places.  Those spots that are off our mental roadmap.  The sights that seem most illuminated on an evening complemented with a crisp, autumn air. Read On…

Conversation With: John K. King

The tale of collector and entrepreneur John K. King is the stuff of a classic American short story. Read On…

A Tale of Toronto’s Field Trip

There is a lot to love at Toronto’s Field Trip Music Festival. The atmosphere, the food and, of course, the tunes.

Unfortunately, my time at the two-day event is not to enjoy the eclectic line-up. No, I have somehow found myself working on location. Read On…

My Six Favourite Stops in Sydney

Take it from me. The city of Sydney, Australia is a joy to explore.

After one’s inevitable trip to the Opera House, you may find yourself asking: “What next? Where should I go? Where do I start?” Read On…

In Concert: Slowdive

Waves of melodic guitar, pedal boards, and ghostly vocals are signatures of Slowdive and its cherished “Shoegaze” genre.

For the British band, a 22-year hiatus of new material ends tonight with their sold-out engagement at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall. Read On…

In Concert: Foxygen

It can be hard work selling Foxygen as a real band rather than a gimmick.

Take the way both members (Jonathan Rado and Sam France) present themselves at Toronto’s Opera House: One positioned in the shadows, presiding as musical mastermind while the other struts and sings wildly. Read On…

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