Artist Profile: Grand Analog
December 17, 2008
Grand Analog is fronted by Odario G. Williams, whose music fuses hip-hop, funk, reggae and rock and roll. I had the pleasure of chatting with Williams recently and here’s what he had to say.
Semi Precious Weapons rock with risk and rhinestones
Dec 08, 2008
Those of you who have marveled at Andy Warhol’s Factory footage may want to check out Semi Precious Weapons’ next show. The Brooklyn-based quartet serve as an epic dialogue into the underrated current glamour scene, complete with boys who dress like girls, intense sexuality, dazzling diamonds, balls to the wall rock and roll and two emaciated fashion darlings that follow them on tour.
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Matt and Maxx present Samantha Ronson in Toronto tonight
December 3, 2008
Matt Sims and Max Tremblay, better known as the party throwing and DJing duo Matt and Maxx (also as Dopplehertz), have another huge gig tonight to add to their ever-growing roster of massive hipster parties in Toronto.
To date they’ve opened for Flosstradamus, hosted Crystal Castles at Circa, Djed with the Misshapes and tonight they’re bringing Celebrity DJ Samantha Ronson (and possibly gal pal Lindsay Lohan) to the Courthouse on Adelaide.
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Cancer Bats – Hail Destroyer – CD Review
November 30, 2008
From the opening guitar riff of Hail Destroyer, its clear that Cancer Bats sophomore release will have pubescent teenage boys around the country salivating uncontrollably.