Chart News: 5 Seconds of Summer (Who?!?!!?)

The Wanted, One Direction, err, 5 Seconds of Summer (“who?” most of you, right now) landed at the #1 spot selling 250k+ of their self-titled debut album. For those unaware, 5 Seconds of Summer (or 5SOS as the kids call…

Concert Review: Kings of Leon

A friend of mine has seen Pearl Jam 26 times. So me saying that the Kings of Leon concert in Toronto last night was my fourth time seeing the band live doesn’t sound as impressive, but one day it’ll be…

Under Pressure 2014

Who doesn’t like the smell of a fresh can of Montana spray paint in the air? I sure do! On August 9th and 10th Montreal’s Hip Hop community will come together to celebrate yet another edition of longest running international Canadian Graffiti…

12 Favorite Moments of Osheaga 2014

Being back at work on the Monday following an intense and exhausting weekend spent at Osheaga has its positives, where you get to rub in people’s faces the amazing time you had and interesting stories you’re allowed to share, for at…

Blood Orange Dazzled at The Danforth Music Hall, July 30th

There was only one disappointment from Blood Orange’s performance Wednesday night at the Danforth Music Hall and that was the lack of an encore. Dev Hynes’ second album as Blood Orange, Cupid Deluxe, which dropped at the tail end of 2013,…

White Squirrel Is Opening a New Location

I have great news for the residents of the Rosedale area. Trinity Bellwoods Coffee Shop White Squirrel  is opening another location at Yonge and Roxborough. The new location will be inside a Freshii and will feature a small patio. White Squirrel is…

Channeling Your Inner Teen-Geek With TOPS

TOPS are a Montreal band with one the most interesting and unconventional sounds I’ve heard in a while. That is saying a lot, considering that our city covers pretty much the whole spectrum of musical inclinations, from weird to weirder, from…

How to Osheaga Effectively

Every year, we all wait, we all hope that this year’s line up will be better than the last. Every year though, the lineup is almost unnecessary, as throngs of Montrealers act nonchalant and underwhelmed, always expecting someone better, because,…