Archive for July, 2011

Giveaway! Tickets to see Memory Tapes

Posted on July 29th, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

As you might know,  the second album (following his critically acclaimed Seek Magic) from the immensely talented Dayve Hawk’s Memory Tapes project, Player Piano, was released earlier this month and he has embarked on a tour around the US and Canada to promote it, making a stop in Toronto in a couple weeks. Thanks to […]

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On Losing Someone to Addiction (RIP Amy)

Posted on July 26th, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

She was the girl everyone loved to hate on, but I loved her mostly because she didn’t give a fuck what anyone else thought of her. Sure, her far too early death didn’t come as a shock to anyone, but the constant talk of the “27 Club” seems so incredibly crass. Russell Brand wrote a […]

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Teenage Kicks at The Horseshoe

Posted on July 22nd, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

Last Saturday was a night I had been waiting for, for what felt like forever. I’ve been a little bit obsessed with the music of Teenage Kicks since I first heard Rational Anthems (which they informed me references the documentary on the making of the incredible film Apocalypse Now – Hearts of Darkness – more than […]

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Today’s Quote – Interviewing Musicians

Posted on July 20th, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

Well basically I just started out to lead [an interview] with the most insulting question I could think of. Because it seemed to me that the whole thing of interviewing as far as rock stars and that was just such a suck-up. It was groveling obeisance to people who weren’t that special, really. It’s just […]

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Attagirl at The Hideout

Posted on July 19th, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

Thursday night I went to The Hideout to check out a band very new to the Toronto scene, Attagirl. I caught them once before at Clinton’s last month, rounding out the same line up they played with for this show (Poor Young Things and Salty Radio). When I first heard them at Clinton’s having no […]

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