Anthony Leclair

Kivanc Kilicer – Devil’s Thought

This is why I love my job: I’ve heard it said that it’s risky to create dark and earnest art in places like Turkey, and I am overjoyed to have...


Sluka – Introversions

Granting my wish to have an epic 80′s feel with a magically modern, and sometimes macabre twist, out in the world today, world renowned Christopher Sluka, ten albums in, has...


New Row – The Day That Never Ends

Happy Halloween everyone. I’ve got something scary for you today: I’ve been introduced to a band that makes me look at Toronto fondly…and not only Toronto, but Toronto’s horrifying twist...


The Spiders – Election Day

Jersey-based, alt rockers The Spiders are pushing their latest single: a socially conscious, and unfortunately comic tune, aptly named ‘Election Day‘. The upcoming 2016 American election has everyone reeling with...


Glenn Meling – Minnesota

I have to admit, right from the start, I did not expect the spacey, alt, funk pop-rock I got from Glenn Meling’s third and latest album ‘Minnesota’. Having been previously...


TALIA – Thugs They Look Like Angels

Between opening for Soul Asylum in L.A. this past summer, and their slated opening for Nashville Pussy in France come 2017, Parisian punk trio TALIA has just dropped their third...


Tilted Axes – Music for Mobile Electric Guitars

The overwhelmingly accomplished composer/performer Patrick Grant, with such esteemed  career highlights as Julliard, John Cage, Phillip Glass, Billy Joel, and Quincy Jones, has taken session guitar to the streets, and...


Chrystyna Marie – Loaded Gun

The power of Chrystyna Marie’s voice is astounding, and unsuspecting. Always happy to cover some Canadian-born music, I’ve had the privilege of reviewing Marie’s latest EP, ‘Loaded Gun’. After working...


Bryan Deister – Spines of the Heart

Global Music Award winning, Berklee College of Music scholarship student Bryan Deister has unleashed a behemoth of an album, called ‘Spines of the Heart’. I would love to break this...


He Is Me – Drowning Man/Ocean Man

Second single from new industrial rock duo He Is Me is a two track mash up that I can surprisingly say is akin to NIN, and R.E.M. ‘Drowning Man/Ocean Man‘...


Bitter’s Kiss – My God

‘My God’ Chloe Baker of Bitter’s Kiss has an arresting voice. I dare say I’ll find time to review more of her sweet sounds but, until then, I’m looking at...


Countless Thousands – You’re Goddamn Right

Kings of Kickstarter, podcast players, devious dweebs…just some of the possible titles that could be granted to this punky, ‘enthusiastic rock’ band: Countless Thousands. I got a sneaky peak into...


Galapaghost – I Never Arrived

From New York, to Brussels, to Torino, to Texas, this album of alternative folk-rockin’, masterfully morose music is number three from Galapaghost. ‘I Never Arrived’ is an interesting twist of...


Tumbler – Come to the Edge

Tumbler: this family/friend-founded-kitchen-jam-band has cooked up their second album ‘Come To The Edge’, pulling from their massive repertoire of jam tunes, stretching back as far as forty years. Father, vocals,...


Your Roommate is a what!?

“Oh I heard correctly…your roommate is an escort!” Well known theatre/film veterans Katie Uhlmann, and Trish Rainone are sallying forth into the wide world of the web series with a...


The Absolute Journey to Hopefest 2016

This Labour Day Weekend, come and join the incredibly inspirational force that is Hopefest. Now in its fifth year, Hopefest’s support of SickKids is gearing towards raising funds for a...


Blackdog Ballroom

Having just finished rocking Mod Night III at Cherry Cola’s this past weekend, Blackdog Ballroom is gearing up to rock Lee’s Palace at the end of June.   Keep up...


Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On

Last night I found myself in a backyard by Carlaw and Dundas E, transported to a far away island, in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the leering...


A Moment in ‘TIME’ with Electric Ego

Perhaps not quite my favourite song by musical magician Edo Peled a.k.a Eledtric Ego, but certainly my favourite in terms of production, ‘Time’ is a beautiful ballad that pulls not only...


Carnival of Rock!

Happy birthday to Goodnight, Sunrise, and cheers to those who attended their sixth birthday at The Silver Dollar Room this past Saturday. Celebrating with the carni-crazed G,S were “The death-defying...