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Concert Review: ¡Mayday! at Rockpile West in Toronto, ON

¡Mayday! is currently on their Future/Vintage Tour to promote their upcoming album of the same name, due to be released August 21, 2015 via Strange Music ( 1,470 more words

Concert Reviews

Queen of your hearts?

Right, firstly, an update from Monday’s posting. Yes, I’ve decided to try the fund raiser thing, and see what happens. As I say, I cant actually do the name change, or anything until after I get back from the US, because the air ticket is already purchased, and no, I’m not paying that silly fee to change your name on the ticket, even if the full amount of money is raised in double quick time. 276 more words

80's Pop

Rockpile/Brinsley Schwarz/Dave Edmunds/Nick Lowe

The complicated history of these players and groups deserves a blog of its own. But my mom likes Dave Edmunds, and  Nick Lowe released an album called… 683 more words

Top 10

I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass - Nick Lowe (1978)

With Punk Rock at its height in the UK, this piece of pop magic hit the record stores. As its first release for Radar Records, … 304 more words


Milk and Alcohol - Dr. Feelgood (song)

At number 49 in BBC Radio 2’s poll of the 100 greatest guitar riffs (as voted by listeners) is “Milk and Alcohol” by Dr. Feelgood. This song was released in January 1979, and I well remember it from my teenage years. 314 more words


Concert Review: Non Phixion at Rockpile West in Toronto, ON

Non Phixion is a group from Brooklyn, New York consisting of MCs Ill Bill, Goretex, Sabac, and DJ Eclipse, and they’re currently on their 20th Anniversary Reunion Tour.  669 more words

Concert Reviews

Happy birthday, Dave Edmunds

Let’s start off with the Jeff Lynne (all things should start with Jeff Lynne) produced, Slipping Away, which was one of only two Edmunds solo cuts to crack the US Top 40, thirteen years after his cover of, I Hear You Knocking. 86 more words