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LIVE REVIEW: THE HEAD AND THE HEART (STARLIGHT THEATER / KANSAS CITY, MO)

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SOFAR SOUNDS KC 024 RECAP: YES YOU ARE, LUTHER VINCENT, JESSICA PAIGE

[spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Photo gallery by Anna Selle, Story by Kara Love, Poster by Nick Howland A large crowd of music lovers and cell phone owners gathered this past Wednesday to say

ALBUM REVIEW: GREY EYES, ‘CASCADE’

[spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Unsigned I’ve seen Josh Garrett – stage named Grey Eyes – perform countless times live. Garrett’s uncanny ability to make a room stop dead in its tracks and listen

ALBUM REVIEW: FREEDOM FRY, ‘CLASSIC’

[spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Caveman Arts Society If you’ve loved Freedom Fry before, the duo’s long-awaited debut album Classic will not disappoint. The Los Angeles based duo, of Parisian-born Marie Seyrat and Michigan-born

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: CHARLOTTE DAY WILSON (RBC ECO BEACH / TORONTO, ON)

[spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Performing to a massive crowd at Eco Beach Saturday during CBC’s annual music/arts festival, Charlotte Day Wilson continues to prove why she is one of Canada’s most sought after singer/songwriters. Possessing

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: TESSERACT (OPERA HOUSE / TORONTO, ON)

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LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHTSWEATS (MASSEY HALL / TORONTO, ON)

[spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Friday night saw historic Massey Hall transform into a show straight out of the 1950’s by hosting  Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats. The eight piece band, including front-man Nathaniel

ALBUM REVIEW: CARSWELL & HOPE, ‘EXIT PLAN’

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ALBUM REVIEW: PEMA, ‘BAD HABITS’

[spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Topshelf Records Brooklyn-based musician Alex Cohen’s experimental pop project Pema is reaching a new pinnacle in its existence with this week’s release of the full-length album Bad Habits. Not

SOFAR SOUNDS KANSAS CITY RECAP 5/11/2018: MASON BLAIZE, MARMALAKES, NICK SIEGEL

[spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Photo gallery by Anna Selle, Story by Kara Love, Poster by Nick Howland Kansas City’s brief dance with Spring had already ended by the time last Friday rolled around,