The best/worst way I can think of to describe Athens, Georgia group Cancers debut single “Be Cool” is a more melodic Sleigh Bells mixed with “Mellon Collie”-era Smashing Pumpkins. 293 more words
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Friday, June 20, 2014
Okay so where to even begin.
I had written a nice entry on the train Thursday morning. My brother and friend Sheldon were stuck back home working, and I was meeting my other friend Aldo downtown so I was alone on the train and decided to kill some time reflecting on day 1 and laying out my plans for day 2. 728 more words
After a few days of parties and film screenings, the music portion of NXNE 2014 kicked-off on June 18 at an array of downtown Toronto venues, including Tattoo Toronto, which featured a “secret show” by Brooklyn-based noise pop duo Sleigh Bells, who released their third album, … 642 more words
(*Disclaimer: I’m running on less than 3 hours sleep. Forgive the incoherencies!)
Day 2 of NXNE is the first full day of the festival. Events and keynotes started in the early hours of the day (10AM – that’s early when you’ve been out until 4AM), and continued until the wee hours of this morning, when I rolled in for a refreshing 3 hour sleep, only to wake up and start all over again. 763 more words