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WAVELENGTH 13: SUNDAY CELEBRATES TEN YEARS OF DEBUTS, SURPRISES, AND MUSIC

WAVELENGTH 13: SUNDAY CELEBRATES TEN YEARS OF DEBUTS, SURPRISES, AND MUSIC

| April 7, 2013 | Comments (220)

FULL PHOTOS SET FROM DAY 4 If the closing night of Wavelength 13 was any indication, it’s been a good 10 years for the Toronto series. Their last night on Sunday, Feb. 17th was both a spectacle, a(n almost) debut/much anticipated return, and even a surprise. I unfortunately only caught the end of Legato Vipers, [...]

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WAVELENGTH 13: FRIDAY SHOWS THE CANADIAN GOODS

WAVELENGTH 13: FRIDAY SHOWS THE CANADIAN GOODS

| April 6, 2013 | Comments (277)

  FULL SET OF DAY 2 PHOTOS Now in its 13th year, Toronto’s Wavelength series has proved time and time again why people should pay attention to music. There’s a lot of it in the city, but no event seems quite so lovingly curated. It’s a genuine passion project. So, while it’s not a festival [...]

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ALEXISONFIRE BEGINNING OF THE END IN TORONTO

ALEXISONFIRE BEGINNING OF THE END IN TORONTO

| December 28, 2012 | Comments (395)

    Alexisonfire Full Set Alexisonfire will be wrapping up their farewell tour very shortly, but not without 4 dates in Toronto. The grand finale being at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton on Dec. 30th. They started the Toronto run on Boxing Day, and even if you payed full price for your ticket, it was a [...]

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TOKYO POLICE CLUB LIGHTS UP SOUND ACADEMY

TOKYO POLICE CLUB LIGHTS UP SOUND ACADEMY

| December 28, 2012 | Comments (55)

  Tokyo Police Club Full Set We’re making sure we have plenty of layers when we head outside. The buildings are decked with lights, and all the malls have massive shiny ornaments dangling from the ceiling. It’s that time of the year again… It’s the 2nd year in a row now, so we’re hoping it [...]

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MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK PACKS A PUNCH IN TORONTO

MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK PACKS A PUNCH IN TORONTO

| December 5, 2012 | Comments (54)

Full Now, Now Set Full Jukebox the Ghost Set Full Motion City Soundtrack set The excitement was palpable when we entered the Mod Club on the eve of Motion City Soundtrack’s first show in Toronto in two years. A smaller venue than their last show at the Sound Academy, fans hoped that they would be [...]

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SMASHING PUMPKINS AT THE ACC

SMASHING PUMPKINS AT THE ACC

| November 8, 2012 | Comments (625)

      The Smashing Pumpkin made it’s way to Toronto’s Air Canada Centre just before halloween night. Billy Corgan with his revolving cast played to a not so sold out crowd, but it would be unfair to say the latest incarnation is not worthy of merit. Oceania is a fine record and a welcome [...]

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THE BOSS FEELS AT HOME IN THE HAMMER

THE BOSS FEELS AT HOME IN THE HAMMER

| November 8, 2012 | Comments (226)

    Bruce Springsteen seems like the perfect artist to be playing in a city like Hamilton. There’s something so fitting about his gravely voice, hard working attitude and feel good approach to his career that aligns itself with Hammertown. His Sunday night show at Copps Coliseum was a joyous reminder of why the Boss [...]

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SHEEPDOGS RETURN TO TORONTO

SHEEPDOGS RETURN TO TORONTO

| October 16, 2012 | Comments (58)

      SLIDESHOW   With the Gardiner Expressway closed, traffic leading to Echo Beach on September 15th was hectic, to say the least. With barely seconds left to spare, I parked and made it to the venue gates just in time to hear Zeus take the stage. I’d heard a lot about Zeus of late, [...]

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A BLOC PARTY TREAT AT DANFORTH MUSIC HALL

A BLOC PARTY TREAT AT DANFORTH MUSIC HALL

| October 16, 2012 | Comments (269)

    SLIDESHOW It’s been almost four years since Bloc Party added their two cents to the music scene, and over three years since bringing their live act over to our beloved Toronto. Keeping that in mind, the Brit rock quartet saw fit that they kick off their North American tour with the first of [...]

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THE KILLERS BATTLE IT OUT AT SOUND ACADEMY

THE KILLERS BATTLE IT OUT AT SOUND ACADEMY

| October 15, 2012 | Comments (114)

  Are we human? I think so. Are we dancer? If we’re talking about The Killers at this past Saturday’s sold out show at Sound Academy, then yes, absolutely. We are all dancer.   After a 4 year hiatus that saw members investing their time into solo and side projects, The Killers are back on [...]

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