Are You Ready For MOUNT NINJI AND DA NICE TIME KID Tour?
October 5, 2016 – 5:04 am | No Comment

Die Antwoord are back in FULL EFFECT with a high energy new album MOUNT NINJI AND DA NICE TIME KID and with the release are wasting no time and hitting the road with it.
For the uninitiated Die …

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Kyprios & Animal Nation bring the West Coast, East
April 6, 2014 – 9:52 pm | No Comment
Kyprios & Animal Nation bring the West Coast, East

West coast Canadian hip-hop was live and in effect at the 3030 Dundas West in Toronto on Saturday, March 29.
The one and only Kyprios – best known for his tenure with Sweatshop Union – and …

Winnipeg played host to 43rd annual Juno Awards
April 4, 2014 – 1:26 pm | No Comment
Winnipeg played host to 43rd annual Juno Awards

Recently named one of the Culture Capitals of Canada, the wintery and windy city of Winnipeg, Manitoba was host to the 43rd annual Juno Awards.
Like you don’t know, but the Juno Awards are a Canadian …

Hedley’s Wild Live Tour w/ USS & Classified: Ottawa Style
April 1, 2014 – 8:21 pm | No Comment
Hedley’s Wild Live Tour w/ USS & Classified: Ottawa Style

Hedley’s Wild Live tour came barreling through Ottawa, the Nation’s capital, as part of the last leg of the Ontario portion of the cross Canada tour.  The tour features Hedley, Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker, Classified, and …

Hedley’s Wild Live Canadian Tour w/ USS & Classified
March 29, 2014 – 8:18 pm | No Comment
Hedley’s Wild Live Canadian Tour w/ USS & Classified

Hedley’s Wild Live cross-Canada Tour kicked off in Toronto at the Air Canada Centre with Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker [USS] and Classified, along with brother Mike Boyd who just released “Note The Sarcasm” on Halflife Records.
All …

Arcade Fire’s “Afterlife” takes 2014 Prism Prize
March 24, 2014 – 10:54 pm | No Comment
Arcade Fire’s “Afterlife” takes 2014 Prism Prize

Emily Kai Bock, director of Arcade Fire’s music video for “Afterlife,” finally got paid for it.
The second annual Prism Music Awards were held Sunday, March 23, at the Everleigh Nightclub in downtown Toronto. And a …

First Skull Fist hit Europe, then the Fist hit home
March 19, 2014 – 11:28 pm | No Comment
First Skull Fist hit Europe, then the Fist hit home

The Mod Club in Toronto erupted with shredding fury as Skull Fist lit up the stage and raged for a jam packed crowd of local loyal fans.
The band’s second studio album Chasing the Dream came out in …

Sydney Blu mixed and matched on Valentine’s Day
February 21, 2014 – 7:53 pm | No Comment
Sydney Blu mixed and matched on Valentine’s Day

This year’s Valentine’s Day offered Torontonians with a different love affair for their due satisfaction.
This heart day celebration gave way to a special kind of treat that comes outside of the box. Not only was …

The Balconies deliver “Fast Motions” to Toronto
February 4, 2014 – 8:48 am | No Comment
The Balconies deliver “Fast Motions” to Toronto

After just releasing their highly anticipated new record Fast Motions, The Balconies had nothing left to do but celebrate with their hometown fan base. Their debut record hit shelves on Jan. 28, and the reviews and responses to the album have blown anything previously done by the Balconies out of the water. After a year of extensive touring, personal growth, and successful international embracing, The Balconies brought it all home for the Torontonian crowd.

St. Lucia turned the Hoxton into an electric jungle
January 25, 2014 – 2:09 pm | No Comment
St. Lucia turned the Hoxton into an electric jungle

Jean-Philip Grobler, better known by his musical moniker St. Lucia, is one hell of an interesting guy.
Off the stage, he’s a sophisticated, mild-mannered and modest man, well spoken and collected. On stage, he’s nonetheless collected, …

Wacken Metal Battle Canada back for round 2
January 18, 2014 – 4:29 pm | No Comment
Wacken Metal Battle Canada back for round 2

Many Canadian legends (Anvil, 3 Inches of Blood, Devin Townsend) have graced the stage over the years since it’s inception in 1990, although before 1998 it was only German bands that competed. It shows a long standing record of growth and expansion, both in size and expanse. The Canadian branch is now following in the same footsteps.

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