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Posts Tagged ‘Toronto’

The Hidden Cameras introduce the video for Year of the Spawn 

Director Matt Wolf introduces the beguiling new video from The Hidden Cameras. Old newsreel perfectly complements this haunting song.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Hidden Cameras by Charlotte Mei

The Hidden Cameras by Charlotte Mei*

Since 2001 the Canadian musician Joel Gibb has played with his band The Hidden Cameras, staging unforgettable nights in the churches of Toronto, complete with male gogo dancers. Gibb shaped Toronto’s music scene at a time when it was practically nonexistent and went on to become the first Canadian artist to sign with Rough Trade. Nowadays Joel Gibb lives in Berlin and has found his place, as songwriter and as artist. On new album AGE, he is no longer concerned with who he is, but rather, with how he came to be.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SG1RH5a9uw8[/youtube]

Matt Wolf is the director of the video for Year of the Spawn:
'I just finished a film called Teenage about the invention of teenagers. In that process, I collected over 100 hours of… read more

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Hannah Georgas: an interview with Hannah Georgas about her self-titled album

Meet Canadian singer songwriter Hannah Georgas: mixing beautiful vocals and electronic beats to perfection. Featuring lots of fab illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hannah Georgas by Morgane Parma. We in England may not be too familiar with flame haired singer songwriter Hannah Georgas, but back home in Canada she has understandably been making […]

Live Review: Tasseomancy at CAMP Basement

Canadian twins Sari and Romy Lightman debuted their lovely new album Ulalume at CAMP Basement on Tuesday 30th August 2011. Here's my illustrated review.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tasseomancy by Claire Kearns. Thanks to a combination of insouciance and lost leads Tasseomancy opened the launch show for new album Ulalume nearly 45 minutes late. Keeping true to their […]

Austra by Karolina Burdon

Kate Stelmanis of Austra talks about touring Europe with her debut album Feel It Break

The marvellous Feel It Break came out this week. It's a magnificent tour de force that features the breath-taking vocals of the classically trained Kate Stelmanis of Austra. Just lush.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Austra by Karolina Burdon. Truth be said, pills I have been thoroughly wowed by the debut album from Austra. Maybe it’s the strong influence of The Knife, medicine a band […]

Austra gig at The Windmill by Laura Godfrey

Austra, Viv Albertine & Daughter at the Windmill: music review

Canadian synth-wavers Austra share the bill with punk veteran Viv Albertine and up-and-coming folkstrel Daughter at the Windmill on Monday 17th January 2010.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Sarah Baardarani, search illustrated by Naomi Law With Fashion Scout releasing their Ones to Watch for the coming season last week, it was only going to be a matter of […]