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Concert Review: Maxwell, Massey Hall, Toronto, 7/5/16

Back in 2009, when Maxwell’s critically acclaimed BLACKsummer’snight marked the singer’s return following an eight-year...

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Concert Review: Flow 93.5 FM’s Throwback Birthday Bash, TD Echo Beach, Toronto, 9/27/15

Flow 93.5 has long been Toronto’s pre-eminent R&B/hip-hop radio station, but in recent years it has begun to tweak its format to...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Lloyd Cole, One Lucky Guitar, Fort Wayne, IN, 3/21/15

Lloyd Cole is the type of songwriter who incites travel, perhaps because he himself is nomadic and restless–a musical...

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Live Music: Inside the Art of Outside Lands

Outside Lands came and went last weekend, blowing in and out of the Golden Gate Park with the signature stomp, rock, and dazzle that’s...

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Live Music: 2013 High Sierra Music Festival

High Sierra Music Festival is easily one of the happiest places on earth. People return year after year (after year). They bring their...

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Live Music: Alt-J, the Fillmore, San Francisco, 4/10/13

Alt-J (so named for the neato triangle you can make using your keyboard—∆) headlined a sold-out show at the Fillmore the other night....

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Live Music: Midge Ure, Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland, 1/16/13

Midge Ure has engendered quite a bit of goodwill over the years, thanks to a long musical career spanning myriad genres. In the ‘70s and...

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Live Music: 2013 SnowGlobe Music Festival

Partying for three days straight in single digit temperatures? Who wouldn’t be at least a wee bit trepidatious about uncomfortable at...

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Live Music: The Motet, the Independent, San Francisco, 12/15/12

Just before Christmas, the Motet lit up a little pocket of San Francisco, bringing a much-needed boost of merriment to a holiday season...

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Live Music: Leonard Cohen, HP Pavilion, San Jose, 11/7/12

Only Leonard Cohen could transform a space as impersonal and corporately stamped as the HP Pavilion into a dazzling concert hall on a tired...

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Live Music: Woods, the Chapel, San Francisco, 10/17/12

Last week, Woods had the honor of being among the first bands to play San Francisco’s newest venue: The West Coast outpost of New...

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Live Music: Future Islands, Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco, 11/15/11

Straight out of Baltimore by way of Greenville, North Carolina, Future Islands brought their own brand of crazy to Bottom of the Hill on...