Decided to go to Raw Sugar Cafe for a kind of intimate acoustic indie rock show. You can say it was solo guy musicians. Playing at the show: • Chris Page • Jon Hynes
I recently got this email from this Toronto-based singer-songwriter named Mark Martyre. So far I really like his song “Take My Hand”. It has this indie acoustic folky sound. Very intimate at times. Have a listen to “Take My Hand“. [audio:http://dl.dropbox.com/u/6996356/04%20Take%20My%20Hand.mp3]
The fifth annual Ravenswing happened on May 29, 2011. It was raining around 11am but around late noon, the sun miraculous appeared. Anyways I was there to see Thee Male Nurse (aka Davey) play a set at Minto Park. Here are photos from his set. Also check out these two videos.
I am not sure if this is a new track or not since the Youtube was uploaded on February 13th. Today being Valentine’s Day, why not do something related to this so called “holiday”. I’ve been liking Dirty Beache’s music in 2011, having reviewed Badlands.
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 …