The Antlers at The Mod Club (June 14, 2011)

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I got into The Antlers unfashionable late. I didn’t check out Hospice until mid 2010 when recommended them as similar to The National, a band who were rapidly become my new favourite at the time. To be honest I don’t think those two bands sound similar at all, the only commonalities I can find are that they both hail from Brooklyn and they are both incredible on record, and even better live. Continue reading

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

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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