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Shout Out Out Out Out and Freedom Or Death at Starlight (October 26, 2011)

Back at the end of July I road tripped over to Montreal for the Osheaga music festival. Of the numerous awesome bands that littered the lineup one of my suprise finds was relatively new Toronto three-piece Freedom Or Death. They … Continue reading

Baby Eagle, Grey Kingdom, Marine Dreams, Patty Lantern live at the Princess Cafe, Waterloo. © 2011 . All rights reserved.

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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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

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The Acorn and Evening Hymns at Starlight (April 27, 2011)

For those who know me it’s no small secret my favourite music venue slash night club in Waterloo is Starlight. I usually try and catch every band that plays here that I’m even slightly interested in, and a surprising number of great Canadian indie acts do come through. On my last visit there I caught Toronto local Jonas Bonnetta’s musical persona Evening Hymns along with Ottawa indie rockers The Acorn. Continue reading