Tag: punk

NXNE 2015: Deafheaven at Adelaide Hall

Blessed be our corporate masters who tire night and day to bring us fine products and kick ass concerts. All hail the Red Bull! The Caffeine Taurus demands it!  Corporate sponsored concerts are a curious thing, but it’s probably best…

North by North East Toronto 2015

NXNE 2015 Preview Part 2: Thrilling Thursday

Were you out for NXNE last night?? Did our Wonderful Wednesday preview help you decide who to see and where to go? Are you ready for more? Yes. Yes. And Yes. [fist bump + explosion] You rock! If you answered no to any, that’s cool too…

Canadian Music Week: King Tuff at Lee’s Palace

With a broad mix of garage rock from at home and abroad, Thursday night’s lineup at Lee’s Palace promised an evening of raw crunchy power pop that sent many a Canadian bottle flying off the edge of tables. Brews Willis…

Canadian Music Week: FIDLAR at the Great Hall

Kids these days, so damn lucky. Back in the day the only all ages shows you’d ever hear about were your friend’s shitty supernova bro-core with deathcore influences ska band that would be held at some terrible bar in the…

An Evening with Naomi Punk

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of meeting Naomi Punk, a band from Olympia, Washington that has proven surprisingly difficult to classify, before they took the stage at Kensington Market’s Double Double Land. Their sound combines heavy riffs with fast, unusual…

The Toronto Scene & A Certain Brand of Jealousy

“Wish I was born in New York / wish I was born in LA,” screamed with all the fury of a believer represent a certain brand of jealousy, one unique to our city. The opening lyrics of “Use Your Delusion,” from Toronto punk…

Trigger Effect – One final Show

One of Montreal’s best punk bands, Trigger Effect,took the Foufoune Electrique stage on Friday April 4th for one final show. The show was not only a celebration of the band’s 10 years of being together but was also an all-star tribute to…