Book Review: Cherry Bomb

Cherry Bomb Book Review By Erin Fahy
October 28, 2008

In a world full of books on how to redo your image and why you can’t get a man/job/life, there is one book that is not afraid to kick some ass. It is “the ultimate guide to becoming a better flirt, a tougher chick, and a hotter girlfriend and to living life like a rock star,” otherwise known as Cherry Bomb by Carrie Borzillo-Vrenna.

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CD Review – The Arkells – Jackson Square

The Arkells CD Jackson Square By: TJ Liebgott
October 28, 2008

Coming off the buzz of their 2007 EP release Deadlines, The Arkells have followed up with today’s release of their debut full-length album Jackson Square from Dine Alone records.  With their combination of old school southern rock meets an ass shaking indie rock rhythm section, Jackson Square proves that the Arkells are not one trick ponies.

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Talking Politics and Change with the Dunes

The Dunes Live By: Sheena Lyonnais
October 17, 2008

Arts and culture may have been a hot topic during this week’s federal election, but it is just one of the issues that is always on the forefront of the Dunes’ vocalist/guitarist Kevin Pullen’s mind.  This almost scholarly approach to politics meets radio-friendly music has began painting an intelligent portrait of a Toronto band that demands a revolution.

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October Sky probably thinks they’re better than your band

Live Pic of October Sky By: Sheena Lyonnais
October 08, 2008

There are two things that immediately struck me upon watching October Sky at their CD release party at the Rivoli last month.  First, they are extremely talented musicians.  Their music, even live, is layered with the most eloquent melodies and sounds. Everything sounds practiced and polished, almost too polished, which brings me to observation numero deux. 

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