REVIEW: Of Monsters and Men, Highasakite @ Massey Hall (Toronto) | May 4th, 2015

By Chip Whitley. Kicking off the first show of their tour in Toronto, five-piece Icelandic indie folk-pop group Of Monsters and Men and Norwegian indie pop rockers Highasakite performed at Massey Hall last Monday night. This was one of the most anticipated and sold-out lottery shows of this year’s Canadian Music Week. These musicians each brought…

CMW 2015 Preview Guide (May 1-10, Toronto, ON)

The highly anticipated Canadian festival Canadian Music Week (CMW) is back!! If you’re a music fan, live in Toronto, and haven’t heard of CMW, you’re definitely going to want to check it out. If you have, keep reading. We’ll be covering bits and parts of the week-long festival, so stay tuned for a couple posts. Featured Musical…

INTERVIEW: We Were Heads

Interview and photos by Winnie Surya. Say hello to Toronto’s alternative experimental pop trio, We Were Heads. Not only do they sound like Sonic Youth, but they’re also as Canadian as can be. This month, in addition to learning about the band history, we also discover what makes their hit “Great Canadian Rock Song” so great…