By: Mike Greene
May 15, 2009
I was supposed to see Ubiqutous Synergy Seekers back in December, but a storm that can only be described as a ‘snowpocalypse’ (also coincidentally the name of the show) prevented me from making the trek down to the Sound Academy. I admired USS for their drive and determination of a postal worker to not let anything get in their way, but I could not believe the show was not rescheduled considering the weather.
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By: TJ Liebgott
May 8, 2009
After a year and a half of jamming, gigging and solidifying their sound, Toronto’s The Decade of Sleep are finally ready to release their debut EP Morning Sun. A collection of six straight-ahead rock songs, Morning Sun isn’t the strongest debut, but shows a great degree of potential for The Decade of Sleep.
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By: Peter Skrzypczak
May 07, 2009
Lady Sovereign has always intrigued me, as much with her witty and humorous songs as with the novelty of a white, female rapper from London who uses British slang and chastises her countrymen for saying ‘cookies’ instead of ‘biscuits.’
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By: Lynn Muscat
May 07, 2009
Spring has sprung in the city and live shows are popping up all over the place. If you look hard enough you might even come across an indie music gem sprouting in an unexpected location such as busking on the sidewalk outside of Preloved on Queen St. West, which is where I met up with Vancouver’s Hey Ocean! before their show at the Horseshoe Tavern on April 24.
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