Tag Archives: Toronto

So, When I Was 12

My life as a music addict was just beginning. I had a brother 10 years older who was big into the 60’s psychedelia. Bonus was his reel-to-reel stereo system. My sisters were into rock and pop, mostly mainstream at that … Continue reading

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Dear Ford Nation – Why?

I am not going to insult the mayor of Toronto here. He is not my favourite politician. Not everything he’s done is bad, to be fair. I don’t agree with him on a lot of things policy-wise but controlling spending … Continue reading

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Indie 88.1 Launches Today

Toronto’s newest radio station launches today. They’ve been rickrolling Rick Astley’s Never Gonna Give You Up for days and I’m ready to hear ANYTHING else!! A station’s first song gives a sense of what they will be. Check them out … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Indie 88.1 Toronto

As many of you may well know, there’s a new radio station setting up shop in the Toronto area. Indie 88.1 FM is getting ready to launch with a format including indie tracks and some focus on Canadian acts – … Continue reading

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North By Northeast

Anyone with an interest in music, especially in North America, will surely be aware of the massive music event held in Austen, Texas each year called South By Southwest (SXSW). You can learn more about that here. In more recent … Continue reading

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U2: My Night In Toronto

So I didn’t bother telling everyone my surprise last week. My wife came home and surprised me with tickets to the show. She ended up bailing after she found out it was going to be hours of standing and hot … Continue reading

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U2: Toronto Ontario Videos

I will update as time permits… Moment Of Surrender: The Fly: Zooropa: Get On Your Boots: I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight: Until The End Of The World: Sunday Bloody Sunday: With Or Without You: Hold Me … Continue reading

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U2: Toronto Ontario Setlist

I will have more to say on this show tomorrow…thanks to u2gigs for the setlist… 1.Even Better Than The Real Thing 2.The Fly 3.Mysterious Ways / Someone Somewhere In Summertime (snippet) 4.Until The End Of The World / Anthem (snippet) … Continue reading

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Summer In Toronto

The lake is still Diamond flash glint of sun Blinding Before the heat makes its play Down by St Lawrence And in Kensington The bustle is already there For the market vendors day Every country on the planet Is represented … Continue reading

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G8/G20 In Toronto – An Eminence Front?

As many of you would have seen over this past weekend, our generally busy downtown Toronto became a war zone. And in a fit of what can only be defined as bizarre, Saturday the police let the anarchist protestors destroy … Continue reading

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