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Bear Vs. Shark (Market Hotel 28.09.16)

When I was 20 and rather obsessed with all things post-hardcore I stumbled across a band called Bear Vs. Shark. They had just released their second album Terrorhawk, and it quickly became one of my favourite records. I figured that since … Continue reading

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Baby Eagle at the Princess Cafe (October 22, 2011)

What more could you ask for on an early saturday evening than some intimate indie-folk and just a little bit of old school rock and roll in a tiny cafe shared with about 15 other people? Perhaps a country-rock-opera about vigilante cowboys battling an evil corrupt government and it’s giant mechanical spiders in the post apocalyptic wasteland of future canada I hear you say? Continue reading

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Rival Boys at Supermarket (October 5, 2011)

This post is a little late coming, but better late than never! Almost a month ago I had a great weekend of music in Toronto catching Yuck’s show at the Horseshoe on Sunday evening, and tUnE-yArDs the night after at Lee’s Palace. Continue reading

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Kidstreet at Starlight (September 29, 2011)

Waterloo keyboard rockers Kidstreet have a new record out Fuh Yeah, and I was along to celebrate its release at their hometown album launch at Starlight. Openers Pick A Piper, of “the drummer from Caribou” fame, blasted the night off with … Continue reading

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Sea To Sky at Maxwell’s Music House (September 21, 2011)

Last week I caught a friends band, Sea To Sky, play at local Waterloo music venue Maxwell’s Music House. They released their first EP Head earlier in the year which you can check out here, and apparently there is a second … Continue reading

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Bruce Peninsula at Grist Mill (September 18, 2011)

The Grist Mill is one of the more unique venues in Waterloo. With a maximum capacity of not much more than 50 people, and no lighting or equipment other than what you bring yourself, in the right hands it makes for an extremely intimite venue. Last sunday it was dressed up with all manner of fairy lights, streamers, bells and candles to celebrate the releases of Bruce Peninsula’s new record Open Flames. Continue reading