Arctic Monkeys the Interview

Interview with Alex Turner and Matt Helders June 21, 2014 in Toronto. Arctic Monkeys 2014 Tour STATE PARK – INDIANAPOLIS, IN 25.06.14 TICKETS SUMMERFEST – MILWAUKEE, WI 04.07.14 TICKETS ROCK WERCHTER – WERCHTER, BELGIUM 05.07.14 SOLD OUT ROSKILDE FESTIVAL – ROSKILDE, DENMARK 06.07.14 TICKETS VOLT FESTIVAL – SOPRON, HUNGARY 08.07.14 TICKETS NIMES FESTIVAL – NIMES, FRANCE 10.07.14 TICKETS OPTIMUS ALIVE – LISBON, PORTUGAL 12.07.14 SOLD OUT MARLAY PARK – DUBLIN 13.07.14 TICKETS T IN THE PARK – BALADO, KINROSS 16.07.14 TICKETS CASTELLO SCALIGERO – VILLAFRANCA, ITALY 17.07.14 TICKETS PISTOIA BLUES FESTIVAL – PISTOIA, ITALY 19.07.14 TICKETS LES VIEILLES CHARRUES – BRITTANY, FRANCE 30.07.14 TICKETS HARRAH’S HOTEL & CASINO STIR COVE – COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA 01.08.14 SOLD OUT LOLLAPALOOZA – CHICAGO, IL 06.08.14 SOLD OUT SDSU OPEN AIR THEATRE – … Continue reading Arctic Monkeys the Interview

PR-ALEXISONFIRE announce SPECIAL 2nd EDITION VINYL BOXSET; PREORDER

(APRIL 15, 2014) – Dine Alone Records / New Damage and Alexisonfire have announced the release of a 2nd Edition AOF vinyl box set. The box set highlights AOF’s studio LP pressings and will be available to pre-order today at theonlybandever.com dinealonerecords.com and newdamagerecords.com.  Pre-orders will begin shipping August 2014.  See below for full details of the box set contents. The custom-designed box set released last December — which included audiophile re-pressings of AOF studio releases as well as coveted long out-of-print EPs — was limited to 1,000 copies.  It sold out in less than 40 minutes worldwide much to the … Continue reading PR-ALEXISONFIRE announce SPECIAL 2nd EDITION VINYL BOXSET; PREORDER

Canadian bands playing NYC tonight.

Here’s a quick list Canadian bands who are playing NYC tonight that you might wanna check out. Bear Mountain play Arlene’s Grocery October 16. The Darcy’s play Cake Shop October 16. Lowel play Cake Shop October 16. The Motorleague play Arlene’s Grocery October 16. Zeus play Cake Shop October 16. For a list of more great bands playing NYC this week go here   Continue reading Canadian bands playing NYC tonight.

Polaris Music Prize at Random. And the winner is…

The Polaris Music Prize will be handed out September 23, 2013 in Toronto. Rather than wait for the bloggers, writers, and music industry peeps to vote on the 23rd, I thought I would assign numbers to the 10 Short List finalists with a random number generator picking a winner using a tournament bracket. Congrats Whitehorse! Continue reading Polaris Music Prize at Random. And the winner is…

Arts and Crafts celebrates 10 years with Field Trip

On Saturday June 8 Canadian indie label Arts and Crafts will celebrate 10 years with a concert featuring almost everyone signed to the current roster. The concert at Fort York in Toronto co headlines Broken Social Scene who celebrate a reunion of sorts after a hiatus as a group, and Feist. Stars who were one of the original signings to the label who ended up leaving years ago, will also have a spot on the stage. Count on them to also join BSS in their finale along with Feist. New papa Dan Mangan who has not performed in Toronto in … Continue reading Arts and Crafts celebrates 10 years with Field Trip

Some bands you might want to check out during CMW in Toronto.

Over 500 bands will play in Toronto during CMW March 19-24. Some will be awesome, others will be cutting their showcase teeth. Here’s a quick list of bands you should try to see. Poor Young Things Each time this band hits the stage they elevate their game. Poor Young Things play the Horseshoe March 21. The Strumbellas A friend of mine said “You sure do like The Strumbellas”. I guess I do. Go check out this JUNO nominee March 21 at the Horseshoe. Great Bloomers This band is up for the Emerging Artist of the Year award at the SiriusXM … Continue reading Some bands you might want to check out during CMW in Toronto.