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Month: September 2012

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Low Roar

An Interview with Ryan Karazija of Low Roar! This one is pretty exciting for me, for Low Roar really have an impact on my love for writing. The moment I heard my first track off of the self-titled album, the gentle strums on the guitar of Give Up soar while the divine vocals of Ryan… Read More ›

David Byrne & St. Vincent: Concert Review & Photos!

On Thursday the 20th of September, we attended a show at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Toronto that far surpassed our expectations. David Byrne and St. Vincent delivered a concert full of musical twists and turns along with beautiful arrangements. As they entered the stage, the twelve piece line up featuring an eight-piece brass section… Read More ›

David Byrne & St. Vincent @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Quick Picks: Sunday, September 30th, 2012

Quick Picks: 5 Tasty Jams You MUST Hear Chapel Club- Sleep Alone PINS- LUVU4LYF Twisted Wheel- Ride Lucy Rose- Bikes Walk the Moon- Anna Sun Yaz Atout

“William Rees” from Mystery Jets

Our friend Natalia Kasprzyk from Poznań, Poland is going to be contributing some lovely drawings to A Music Blog, Yea? Check out her first one of William Rees from Mystery Jets!

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Bowling for Soup

An Interview with Jaret Reddick of Bowling for Soup! Bowling for Soup have been making badass records for years now, and not a single one of them fails to be spectacular. Between the always catchy melodies and of course witty and hysterical lyrics, Bowling for Soup are a band I will never stop listening to…. Read More ›

Grimes: Concert Review!

Vancouver-born and Montreal-based Grimes—or Claire Boucher—played Toronto’s Lee’s Palace on September 21stalong with two opening acts. Myths (comprised of Lief Hall and Quinne Rodgers) kicked things off just after ten, stage decorated with fake flowers and instruments draped in gauzy white cloth. Wearing skeleton and flower themed outfits, the duo’s electro-pop performance seemed somewhat out… Read More ›

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ PAWS

An Interview with Phillip Taylor of PAWS! Greeted with “Love from Copenhagen!” from PAWS as they embark on their tour was a great kick-off to our interview. I am completely struck with their music in the best of ways; their mix of punk-pop creates an extremely dynamic energy that I can’t stop listening to. PAWS’… Read More ›

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ General Fiasco

An Interview with Owen Strathern of General Fiasco! From the very first moment I heard Ever So Shy, the chorus was constantly ringing in my mind and I simply couldn’t complain! Just when I thought General Fiasco brought it all with their debut album Buildings, they were able to bring it to a whole other level… Read More ›

Quick Picks: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Quick Picks: 5 Tasty Jams You MUST Hear Amy Meredith- Pornstar Field Music- From Hide And Seek To Heartache Fruit Bats- The Ruminant Band Fyfe Dangerfield- When You Walk In The Room MNDR- #1 in Heaven Alicia Atout