Montreal’s Armen at the Bazaar just released a EP called Noor on January 16, 2011.
Photos from the Toronto band The Paint Movement on January 22, 2011. They opened up for Paramedics‘ EP release show (who I didn’t get to see). The last time I saw The Paint Movement was in 2009 and surely has more members from before. [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157625763654029″]
Photos from The Love Machine on January 22, 2011. They opened up for Paramedics‘ EP release show (who I didn’t get to see). [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157625763539281″] From Treetop.tv
It was a mix of experimental rock and pop bands playing Mavericks on January 21, 2011. The bands playing were: Braids Trees Long Long Long The show was also the album release for Braids’ long-awaited debut, Native Speaker.
This was the only time I went up to a packed Cafe Dekcuf and took photos of Dora Alexander on January 21, 2011. Most of the time I was downstairs at Mavericks seeing Braids play. Check out the photos. [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157625755759977″]
Calgary’s Women is still my favorite band. Hearing about their so called “break” left me feeling all bummed out. Hoping the band will get back together. Found out that split 7′ was released on Jan 10, 2011.
I interviewed two members of the Vancouver band Elias on January 19th. They were opening up for Finger Eleven at Ottawa’s Capital Music Hall.
Spreading the word out! News came out today in the Darcys camp. Thought it would be the news on the second album (whenever it will see the light of day?). It is a live video filmed at the Steam Whistle Brewery in Toronto. Directed by Woods and Wires Production. Three songs on the film are: …
I missed the boat when Dirty Beaches played a few Ottawa shows in late 2010. Now his tunes are being featured on Pitchfork. I did some research. I was not aware that Dirty Beaches is a one-man musician. When I read the name Alex Zhang Hungtai, I was like “He is Chinese!!” (Technically Taiwanese if we’re being politically …
Its still early 2011 and already there is hype surrounding Braids. Native Speaker is their first full-length and it will drop on January 18, 2011. Will Native Speaker be the album of 2011 and make it in people’s best of list this early on? There has been various media buzz surrounding them. The album was …