CMJ Music Marathon 2011: And So It Begins …

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Another sweet time of year is here.
Fall in New York City and the last BIG music festival of the calendar year.
1300+ artists/bands of all genres will descend upon La Grosse Pomme in 80+ venues all around the city and it’s fine boroughs for the 31st CMJ Music Marathon going down this [...]

Portishead Announces Fall North American Tour

Their first since 1998, where they had a stop right here in Montreal playing
the Metropolis and as you would expect, it was mind-bogglingly good.
This time out, they’re doing a short run of North American cities (10 to be exact)
in October coinciding with their appearance @ the All Tommorow’s Parties
in Asbury Park, New Jersey, of which [...]

Videos: Soundgarden @ Ottawa Bluesfest (07. 05. 2011)

I finally got to cross out the band on top of my “bands I need to see before
I kick it” list.
To be honest, I never thought last night would happen. What luck that I got to
be around and witnessed most probably the awesomest rock n’ roll night of my life.
You would think after 15 years [...]

Soundgarden Summer Tour + New Album News

I’ve been waiting 15 years for this.

I had every intentions in seeing Soundgarden on the Quebec stop of the 1996
Lollapalooza tour but sadly it was not to be. Thinking I would’ve had
a chance to see them on their own tour a few months later not knowing
they would disband in early 1997.
But it sure as hell [...]

Cibo Matto Back Together Once Again! + Summer Tour

These two (Miho Hatori and Yuka Honda) Food lovin’, Brooklyn based, J-Girls
are back together after a 10-year break.
Their debut album, 1996’s “Viva! La Woman” was a delicious bland of trip-hop,
rap, electro, funky, samba-ish beats. The fact that they could barely speak
english at the time also added to their charm.
While both being from Japan, they never [...]

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