June 10, 2011
By: Sheena Lyonnais
Revelstoke is one of the newest artists on the scene, who despite having not yet released his upcoming debut recording Espirit D’Escalier has already opened for local heroes such as Brett Caswell and Appleseed Cast. Andrew Seale is the man behind the cerebral, experimental folk, a one-man band who has captured attention for his haunting guitars, use of violin bows, poetic verses and ghostly banjo.
A traveling journalist inspired by the world, Revelstoke sought redemption on a west coast trip a few years ago and the mountains never left him. He tells us in his own words why Revelstoke should be the next stop on your NXNE trip.
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By: TJ Liebgott
June 10, 2011
Toronto’s the Dirty Mags have only been together for about a year and have yet to release an album, but that hasn’t stopped them from having a June tour of Ontario, a soldout show during Canadian Music Week and from gaining notoriety for their energetic live shows.
The Dirty Mags play a blend of slightly down tempo garage rock infused with elements of grunge with an urgency and intensity unmatched by most bands of their experience level. If you miss their NXNE set or can’t get into the venue, be sure to catch them at Scenefest later this summer. The Dirty Mags tell us more of what to expect at this year’s showcase.
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