Beat Burrito – Serving you fresh beats all wrapped up!

Band Pic of Beat Burrito By: Tasha Pavlovic
October 09, 2009

It’s a cool Monday night when I meet with Dan Haid of the DJ duo band, Beat Burritio. We find a small Vietnamese place on Queen Street West and divulge in our pad thai and conversation. Beat Burrito, comprised of long time friends Haid and Peter Huang, formed about six months ago in Waterloo, Ontario.  The two have known each other since ninth grade and have always shared a passion for music.  It wasn’t until after university that their paths crossed again when they discovered they were both interested in mixing dance music. 

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Arkells gear up for first headlining tour

Live pic of ArkellsBy: Sheena Lyonnais
October 5, 2009

It’s been almost a year since Arkells released their critically acclaimed debut LP Jackson Square.  They’ve since toured the country supporting bands like Waking Eyes, Moneen and Matt Mays.  They were nominated for the Verge Artist of the Year Award and are currently up for Favourite New Artist and Favourite New Indie Release at the Edge 102.1 CASBY Awards. They’re now gearing up for their first headlining tour that will take them to the West Coast and back again. 

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Sheepdogs free ticket giveaway

Sheepdogs Ticket Giveaway
Sheepdogs Ticket GiveawayWe’ve got two tickets to give away to the Sheepdogs’ show at Dakota Tavern on October 7.  This Saskatoon band provides chill rock’n’roll with just enough 70’s Southern edge.  All you have to do is check out and tell us which magazine voted them the best local band.  Email your answer and info to  The winner will be announced October 5. Good luck!

Also, TMS will be giving away tickets to shows every week for the next five weeks courtesy of Audio Blood Media.  Support those who support Canadian music by visiting .