Monthly Archives: November 2012

Looking For A Place T.O. Happen, November 30 & December 1

Toronto is supposed to get snow this weekend so that’s the perfect reason to head to a nice warm venue to catch some live music.

Great Bloomers, Grounders and Wool On Wolves are rolling into The Horseshoe Tavern for a Dine Alone Records showcase. Tix are $12 at the door.

Rancho Relaxo has a great line-up with the underrated Ketch Harbour Wolves, Jack Walker & The Whiskeys and Tetro.

If you didn’t get tickets for Justin Bieber, then there are a couple great bets on Saturday night.

Mother Mother and the amazing Hannah Georgas are playing at the Kool Haus. Tix are $30.

The launch party for Canadian Artists For Civil Liberties is taking place at Lee’s Palace. The line-up features event organizers Ohbijou, The Minotaurs and Maloo. Tix are $15 in advance.

Rancho Relaxo has another solid bill on Saturday featuring The Fantasy Defender, Illitry and Silvergun & Spleen. Cover is $6.


Stream Alexander Spit’s ‘Coastal/Hyperion’ For Free

Alexander Spit's 'Coastal/Hyperion' cover image

Stream Alexander Spit’s ‘Coastal/Hyperion’ For Free

Bay Area MC Alexander Spit has just released another track from his forthcoming new album A Breathtaking Trip To That Otherside, out on January 29 on Decon.

If you’re currently experiencing the early winter doldrums and want to feel like you’re cruising down a California highway in a drop-top convertible, just put this Caleb Stone produced cut on and close your eyes.


Stream Or Download Dominic Lord’s ‘Sin City’ (Cruel Lords) For Free

'Sin City' (Cruel Lords) cover

Stream Or Download Dominic Lord’s ‘Sin City’ (Cruel Lords) For Free

Dominic Lord shared this Tommy Brown-produced track along with news he’s signed to Geffen and his new EP will be titled GAWK.


Stream Sondra Sun-Odeon’s Ætherea For Free

Sondra Sun-Odeon's Ætherea cover

Stream Sondra Sun-Odeon’s Ætherea For Free

New York-based singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, and former member of Silver Summit, Sondra Sun-Odeon has just released her debut album Ætherea and Brooklyn Vegan is streaming it for free.

Ætherea is a much more personal affair with intimate songs about love and loss all held together by Sun-Odeon’s haunting voice.


Anami Vice Serious Is About A Vancouver EP Release Show

Anami Vice Are You Serious cover

Rapper Anami Vice has announced an EP release show for his debut EP Are You Serious on December 5 at the Fortune Sound Club in Vancouver on December 5.

He’ll be joined by Cover Me Canada’s The Simpson Bros.Hot For Astronomy and Van-city DJ Cherchez La Femme.

Vice is coming off touring with Marianas Trench and Down With Webster. Marianas Trench frontman Josh Ramsay discovered Vice. His video ‘Time I Ever Had’ was directed by Ben Knechtel, who won a MMVA for the video for 604 labelmate Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit ‘Call Me Maybe’.

Check out the video for ‘OMGoodness’ below;


Sacred Bones Adds More Names To Five-Year Anniversary Show

Sacred Bones 5th anniversary show poster

Sacred Bones has announced the addition of Copenhagen duo Vår to the line-up for their fifth anniversary show at Pappy & Harriet’s in Pioneertown, California on December 21.

The event will also feature DJ sets from fashion icon Becka Diamond (13:13) and Dominick Fernow of Prurient and Hospital Productions. He’s also a  former member of Cold Cave and current member of Vatican Shadow. A limited edition vinyl LP will also be available featuring unreleased tracks and demos from Zola Jesus, Human Eye, Pop.1280, Case Studies, Vår, and others.


Stream Angel Haze & Rudimental’s ‘Hell Could Freeze’ For Free

Stream Angel Haze & Rudimental’s ‘Hell Could Freeze’ For Free

Drum ‘n Bass quartet Rudimental crafted this deep house track that features Angel Haze alternating between rapping and singing.