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Osheaga 2015 – Day One

Osheaga 2015 – Day One

Friday, July 31, 2015 Just off the island of Montreal, there is another smaller islet. The quaint Île Sainte-Hélène – as it’s known in the native tongue – plays host to Osheaga music festival and the masses of new wave [...]

August 1, 2015 Electronic, Festivals, Folk, Hip Hop, Indie Rock, Montreal bands, Montreal Listings, Montreal Live Music Reviews, Montreal Top News, What's Hot
Canada wins Wacken Metal Battle Germany for second time

Canada wins Wacken Metal Battle Germany for second time

Canada wins Wacken Metal Battle Germany – Vesperia is Victorious Now in it’s 11th year the Wacken Open Air Metal Battle gives unsigned metal bands from over 25 countries a chance to compete head to head for the title of [...]

July 31, 2015 Metal, What's Hot
Riot Fest Toronto day-by-day lineup and passes

Riot Fest Toronto day-by-day lineup and passes

Toronto Riot Fest has announced the lineup for both Saturday and Sunday performances. Individual day passes are also now available and can be purchased online. The day passes are $90 or you can be a VIP for $150. VIP passes include: [...]

July 31, 2015 ON Festivals, Top News, Toronto, Toronto Festivals, Toronto Listings, Toronto Top News
A LEGO Brickumentary – Movie Review

A LEGO Brickumentary – Movie Review

A LEGO Brickumentary – Movie Review Rating: B (Good) LEGO, in addition to being quite possibly the greatest toy of all-time, seems to have a near spotless record. They are a company that has produced so much happiness and creativity [...]

July 30, 2015 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Nacho Average Bar.

Nacho Average Bar.

KITCH sticks out like a hitch-hiker’s suspicious thumb in the industrial sprawl of auto shops, factories, brick-faced jam spaces and loft studios that make up most of Wallace Emerson. And yet, it always remains inconspicuous. It’s been a bar for over 3 years, [...]

July 28, 2015 Toronto Comedy
St Vincent Wayhome Festival –  Dusts off an old Beatles cover

St Vincent Wayhome Festival – Dusts off an old Beatles cover

St Vincent Wayhome Festival –  Dusts off an old Beatles cover Attendance: 1,100 (start) – 3,400 (end) Set Length: 1hr 15min TOTAL SCORE: 9 Crowd Reception: 8 Stage Presence: 10 Image: 10 Musical Ability: 8 Originality: 10 Wow Factor: 8 As [...]

July 27, 2015 Festivals, Live Music Reviews, ON Festivals
Kendrick Lamar Wayhome – Where’s Kanye West?

Kendrick Lamar Wayhome – Where’s Kanye West?

Kendrick Lamar Wayhome – Where’s Kanye West? Attendance: 15,000 (start) – (30,000 end) Set Length: 90mins TOTAL SCORE: 9 Crowd Reception: 10 Stage Presence: 10 Visual/Sound Presentation: 9 Musical Ability: 8 Originality: 8 Wow Factor: 10 After a devastatingly tight [...]

July 26, 2015 Hip Hop, Live Music Reviews, ON Festivals
Neil Young Wayhome Festival – Picking Organic Cherries with Neil

Neil Young Wayhome Festival – Picking Organic Cherries with Neil

Neil Young Wayhome Festival – Picking Organic Cherries with Neil Attendance: 4,000 (start) – 22,000 (end) Set length: 3hrs TOTAL SCORE 9 Visual/Sound Presentation: 8 (Great balanced sound from Solo Tech, but nothing spectacular visually) Stage Presence: 10 (This old [...]

July 25, 2015 Classic Rock, Live Music Reviews, ON Festivals
Southpaw – Movie Review

Southpaw – Movie Review

Southpaw – Movie Review Rating: C- (Below Average) Some of the best sports films are about boxing. Maybe it’s because what happens in the ring lends itself to paralleling the drama outside. It can be a triumph of the human [...]

July 24, 2015 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Pixels – Movie Review

Pixels – Movie Review

Pixels – Movie Review Rating: C (Average) Classic arcade games still hold a certain charm, even as technology has advanced to the point of video games having almost realistic graphics. They’re simple, yet still challenging and addictive, which makes them [...]

July 23, 2015 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Ottawa Bluesfest – Day Ten

Ottawa Bluesfest – Day Ten

Ottawa Bluesfest – Day Ten The 10th day of the Ottawa Bluesfest was filled with a nostalgic vibe, as we entered the festival grounds. The entire day was leading up to the final performance of the day, by the legendary Deep [...]

July 19, 2015 Festivals, Live Music Reviews, Ottawa, Ottawa live music reviews
Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Day Nine

Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Day Nine

Friday, July 16, 2015  “Rain falls in real time and rain fell through the night,” the words of Gord Downie have never rung truer as he preached to a crowd thoroughly soaked by the downpour this past Friday night. While [...]

July 18, 2015 90s Rock, Festivals, Live Music Reviews, ON Festivals, Ottawa, Ottawa Listings, Ottawa live music reviews
Trainwreck – Movie Review

Trainwreck – Movie Review

Trainwreck – Movie Review Rating: B (Good) The romantic comedy is the genre that most needs a shot in the arm. It’s disappointing that a genre that once produced some of the funniest comedies in Hollywood has been relegated to [...]

July 17, 2015 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Day Eight

Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Day Eight

Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Day Eight If you drove by LeBreton Flats at about 6:30pm on Thursday, July 16, you would not have had to think very hard about who was headlining Bluesfest. In fact, you probably would have figured [...]

July 17, 2015 Country, Festivals, Live Music Reviews, ON Festivals, Ottawa, Ottawa Listings, Ottawa live music reviews
Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Day Seven

Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Day Seven

Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Day Seven Lebreton Flats was bathed in a pleasant shade of orange as the seventh day of Bluesfest began. Gone were the rainstorms and humidity, replaced with a cool breeze and cloudless skies.  Perfect blues weather. [...]

July 16, 2015 Blues, Festivals, Hip Hop, Live Music Reviews, ON Festivals, Ottawa, Ottawa bands, Ottawa Listings, Ottawa live music reviews
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