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This past weekend I had the great pleasure of attending the 3rd annual Frendly Gathering in Windham, Vermont. The Frends Crew, a group of professional and semiprofessional snowboarders who live by the motto “there’s no I in Frend”, organize the festival and these guys have seriously figured out what it takes to throw one of…

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Jazz fest continues to bring groovy tunes through the city, and Wednesday’s Trombone Shorty appearance will be no exception. The week continues with lots of great jazz and funk, and some sweet free shows leading into the long weekend. Tuesday, June 25 – Robert Glasper Experiment @ The Horseshoe Wednesday, June 26 – Thunderfunk w/ Red Steps…

June 24, 2013 · London, Music, New this Week, Shows
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This week is special. Double bills from both Tame Impala w/ Melody’s Echo Chamber AND The National w/ Local Natives? I mean, c’mon! Not to mention, Canadian indie darlings Half Moon Run who sold out The Village Underground and Psych Rockers Goat. It’s a good one! Monday 24 June – Sparrow & Steve Noble @…

June 21, 2013 · Music, Worth A Listen...

Toronto’s Beliefs impressed us with their out-of-bounds 60’s inspired psych-pop during their NXNE set, and we want to share their sound with you. Their tracks are rooted in a a shoegaze haze and backed by stellar songwriting and reverb heavy jams. Check out “Long Wings” off their upcoming split 7″ with Greys, performed live for the…

June 17, 2013 · New this Week, Shows, Toronto
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As NXNE comes to a close, Luminato and Jazz fest continue to bring quality music through Toronto, including more great free shows.  Roots, rock and funk pervade this week, as Alabama Shakes, Smokey Robinson and Mavis Staples bring their groovy flavour. Not to be missed is Big Gigantic’s return to Toronto, and stay tuned for…

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It’s something like legends week here in London, with some iconic heroes coming through the city including Neil Young, Patti Smith and Leonard Cohen. The Babies make their stop over in London while on the European leg of their tour, and Secret Cinema’s special presentation of Laura Marling comes to a close this week. Monday…

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Words/Photos: Andrew Dubinsky My mid-afternoon arrival at Fort York was cause for a friendly reception. With breakfast skipped and lunchtime waning, food was the first point of business in my Field Trip Music & Arts Festival experience. Toronto’s own Arts & Crafts label was all grown up, and the rumbling of tummies would soon be overtaken by that of…

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Another great week for Toronto music fans as NXNE rolls in with an amazing lineup and some stellar free shows. But before the festival takeover, the week kicks off with Portugal. The Man and continues with Chvrches, keeping us occupied and dancing every night. It’s a busy one, so choose wisely and let our full…

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The lovely, psychedelic Fresh & Onlys stop by London’s Cargo to start off the week, while Secret Cinema’s special presentation of Laura Marling kicks off this Thursday, and rolls all the way into next week. Waxahatchee not only have a night at Shacklewell Arms, but are a part of this summer’s Dalston Roof Park music…

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Thousands of the city’s dedicated music lovers will descend upon Fort York on Saturday for Field Trip festival, the greatest thing to happen to Toronto music since the creation of Arts & Crafts ten years ago. The label behind some of our favourite Canadian acts over the last 10 years, Arts & Crafts are a staple in…

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