Saturday, December 28, 2013

Friday, December 27, 2013

One For The Weekend: Davy Graham

Check out Davy Graham's rip through Bobby Timmons' Moanin' below.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

RIP Yusef Lateef, 1920-2013

Check out Yusef w/ Kahlid Moss, bassist Steve Neil and drummer Gregg Bandy in Norway 1978

Monday, December 23, 2013

Happy Birthday Victoria Williams!

Since Christmas is right around the corner, here's Victoria's performance of A Holy Thing. 

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Lou Reed Tribute @ The Sister, Friday & Saturday

The two-night salute to Lou Reed at The Sister is kicked off by Mary Margaret O'Hara on Friday.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Happy Birthday Mick Collins!

Whaddya mean you don't know DOVE

DOVE are DEVO's God-fearing alter-ego who perform in visors and polyester leisure suits.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Kanye West storms Air Canada Centre Dec 22 & 23

Kanye West recently returned to South Park for the boffo season finale which you can watch below.

Friday, December 13, 2013

Jingle Bell Rocks! doc @ Kingsway Theatre

Filmmaker Mitchell Kezin was schooled on Christmas In Hollis by Rev. Run.

Interview with filmmaker Mitchell Kezin at Music Film Web
Hear Jan Kohlmeyer's Yuletide Mix II from Paris DJs

Red Fang rocks Lee's Palace, Saturday

Watch Red Fang battle beer-guzzling zombies with Fred Armisen in the new Blood Like Cream clip.

Dream Syndicate hit The Garrison, Feb 8

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Happy Birthday Reggie Young!

Reggie Young (far right) with Elvis and the boys in 1969.

Forever Young interview

See Charles Bradley @ Kool Haus tonight!

Check out Charles Bradley's sweet version of Heart Of Gold backed by TNT Brenneck.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Happy Birthday Big Mama Thornton!

Here's a stellar 1965 clip of Big Mama Thornton performing Hound Dog as it should be sung.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Memorable Behind The Scenes Moments: Jean Chrétien & Stephen Harper

"Pepper Spray? I tell dem, 'I put it on my plate!'"

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Happy Birthday Tom Waits!

Here's Eleni Mandell's sweet rendition of Tom's Foreign Affairs classic Muriel.

Friday, December 6, 2013

One For The Weekend: Tito Puente

Tito Puente's Orchestra was joined by Vincentico Valdes for this cooker in 1949.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Monday, December 2, 2013

See Katie Bulley @ The Horseshoe tonight

Hamilton rising star Katie Bulley rocks the 'Shoe sans Barettas at 9:15 pm sharp.

Whaddya mean you don't know Bubbha Thomas

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Friday, November 29, 2013

One For The Weekend: Grainger Hunt

Happy Birthday Nat Birchall!

Check out Nat Birchall's other incredible recordings right here

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

See Bombino @ Measure, Thursday

Believe it or not, Tuareg guitar ace Bombino is playing Measure (296 Brunswick) on Thursday.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Rick Mercer rants about Rob Ford's popularity

Rick Mercer explains why Ford Nation still supports Toronto's embarrassing mayor Rob Ford.  

Monday, November 18, 2013

Whaddya mean you don't know the One Way Streets

This classic Ohio garage punk pounder is the B-side of "We All Love Peanut Butter."

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Friday, November 15, 2013

See The Sadies @ Lee's Palace tonight

Along with tunes from their fine new Internal Sounds album, The Sadies will likely rock a few covers...  

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Happy Birthday Idris Muhammad!

Check out Idris Muhammad's stellar performance on Pharoah Sanders' You've Got To Have Freedom

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Happy Birthday Neil Young!

In honour of Neil's 68th birthday, here's a fantastic BBC performance from 1971.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Pete Rock shows you his record collection

Pete Rock & CL Smooth are joined by Camp Lo at The Phoenix tonight.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Happy Birthday Ennio Morricone!

Celebrating the maestro's 85th birthday with a rockin' classic – check the BBC2 doc below.

Saturday, November 9, 2013

David Letterman's Top 10 Uncanny Resemblences to Rob Ford

Stephen Harper's buddy Mayor Rob Ford made David Letterman's Top 10 list last night

Happy Birthday Michel Pagliaro!

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Wooden Shjips @ The Horseshoe, Sunday

San Francisco's Wooden Shjips may soon be taking a detour into Zamrock.

Rob Ford incurs wrath of the Iron Sheik

Onakabazien w/US Girls @ Double Double Land tonight

Check Onakabazien's "Ante Up" remix below and grab his Last Trip To Tulsa mixtape here gratis.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Jon Stewart rips Toronto mayor Rob Ford, then urges him to get help

T.O.'s embarrassing mayor Rob Ford continues to be ridiculed nightly on the Daily Show.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Whaddya mean you don't know Leroy Brown

Leroy Brown's "In The Book" is a Canuck disco-reggae classic that needs to be reissued. 

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Jimmy Kimmel takes crack at Rob Ford

Oddly enough, Jimmy Kimmel chose to mock Rob Ford with a fitter and trimmer look-alike.