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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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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: Cloud Nothings

They hail from Cleveland, the birthplace of rock and roll.

However, the story of Cloud Nothings doesn’t start with a bang. Rather, it began in a basement. Read On…

In Concert: The Lemon Twigs

The D’Addario brothers, two teenagers from Long Island, were born to boogie.

The story goes that both Brian and Michael (sons of a session musician) were raised on a strict diet of classic rock. The seeds were planted early, with every note absorbed. Read On…

In Concert: Martha Wainwright

Martha Wainwright takes the stage with a wry grin. An audience member, perhaps inebriated, shouts from the floor of the Mod Club, asking the singer-songwriter about her rather peculiar frock.

“I’ve taken up a part-time job as a mechanic,” Wainwright gleefully remarks, referring to her grey one-piece. “Since the music industry is in such bad shape, I thought it couldn’t hurt.”
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In Concert: Angel Olsen

Many concerts start out strong but end in predictability.

Not so with Angel Olsen. Here is a voice with ability of rendering attendees motionless. Inside Toronto’s The Mod Club is no exception. Her divine, otherworldy gift has enraptured everyone. Read On…

In Concert: Super Furry Animals

Their hibernation has been a long one. Nearly eight years stand between the reconvened Super Furry Animals and Toronto fans. Mind you, it’s hardly the only city that was left to wait. Read On…

In Concert: Kevin Morby

It is, undoubtedly, cowboy chic personified at The Great Hall.

A bolo dangles between Kevin Morby‘s cream-coloured jacket as his guitar fills every inch of the venue. This is one of those our-little-secret shows, yielding bragging rights because you were there.
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In Concert: Kamasi Washington

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