Music 2011: The Best of Calgary

When music critics based in California, or even Vancouver, review the work of a Calgary musician, it usually comes with an assertion that “the cold, stark nights of [insert artist’s name] hometown have bled into each song.” Granted, seasonal weather changes can catalyze insular pieces of artistic achievement, but the … Read More

Say No To Indie Rock

You can find live music in Toronto pretty much any night of the week, but it’s much easier if you’re looking for the “next Broken Social Scene” than the cutting edge of jazz or blues. Many of the city’s music venues claim to be ideal spots for any genre, but … Read More

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