KATASTROYKA with MIAOU MIAOU and THE PLANES

The Planes is fronted by just two guys (Robin and his brother) who are having a good time, having a good time. It feels good to write that again, since I've only ever been able to use it on Katastroyka in previous posts. It seems this entire concert is about guys who are having a good time. Robin

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THE ME MONSTER with THE PATIENCE PRODUCT and NOOBIE NOOBINSON AND THE BOOMSDAY ALLIANCE at The Media Club

On first listen, Noobie Noobinson's set sounds darker than it has in the past. But of course, it's because I always forget the plethora of genres thrown into the mix. While the obvious description is "general weirdness," the best words may be "psychedelic rock." Zenith D.’s (Wonder)pants are hangi

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RED CEDAR with YUKON BLONDE and CLOUDSPLITTER at the Media Club

RED CEDAR with YUKON BLONDE and CLOUDSPLITTER at the Media Club

Photography by Duncan MacKay :: You may recognize some of the members of Cloudsplitter, as they're also members of The Butless Chaps and Fond of Tigers (among other bands). The reason guitarist and lead singer Dave Gowans looks so irritatingly familiar to me is because he co-owns Red Cat Records wi

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THE SICKS with THE PATIENCE PRODUCT and RUSKIN at the Media Club

THE PATIENCE PRODUCT SET LIST 1. Intro - great instrumental start that really conveys the Patience Product vibe without lyrics 2. ...and I Must Endure Reality Soon - Great song, awesome harmonies. 3. Heinekin Song - I like how the tempo picks up and slows down throughout the song. The beginning o

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SEX WITH STRANGERS

SEX WITH STRANGERS “New City Anthem” Music Video Release Party with ADJECTIVE at The Media Club

Waiting for Sex With Strangers is like waiting for a flashback. David Bowie songs play as the band sets up, and nothing could be more indicative of the music that is about to take place. A large screen is erected in front of the stage, and the lights dim as the projector warms up. Less than one

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MATT EPP at the Media Club (Photography by Leigh Eldridge)

MATT EPP at the Media Club (Photography by Leigh Eldridge)

Looking like a denim-clad woodsman, Matt Epp is accompanied by a collection of musicians who boast a variety of peronal styles and musical talents. Despite this diverse assortment of fashion sense, Matt Epp and his touring band have soothing, easy-listening country music with the easy, bre

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