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Photos: Born Ruffians, Sham Family @ The Danforth Music Hall

Photos by: Kelsey Giesbrecht – Toronto-based indie rock band Born Ruffians, who released their newest album, Pulp, on April 16th, 2021, which followed up their 2020 album, Squeeze, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Dec. 9th) with Canadian post-punk band Sham Family, who released their newest EP, Sham Family, on January 21st, 2022 … Continue reading

Born Ruffians Announce “Shondi Festoon III” Livestream Event

By: Staff –   Born Ruffians have announced their third annual December holiday show spectacular- Shondi Festoon III on December 11th. Proving that the pandemic can’t cancel the best of holiday traditions – Shondi Festoon will be virtual this year. Tickets are on sale now here for $15. Full details below. “Shondi Festoon is the … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2019 – Born Ruffians, The Elwins @ Phoenix Concert Theatre

Photos by: Brendan Albert – Toronto-based indie rock band Born Ruffians, who released their newest album, Uncle, Duke & The Chief, on February 16th, 2018 via Paper Bag, which followed up their 2015 album, RUFF, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night (May 11th) with Toronto-based surf rock quartet The Elwins, who released … Continue reading

Photos: Riverfest Elora 2018 – The Flaming Lips, Carly Rae Jepsen, Born Ruffians

Photos by: Curtis Sindrey – Photos by: Morgan Harris – Day two of Riverfest Elora 2018 on August 18th featured performances by Grammy-winning psychedelic rock band The Flaming Lips, who released their fourteenth album, Oczy Mlody, on January 13th, 2017 via Warner Bros., which featured the singles “The Castle”, “How??”, “Sunrise (Eyes of the Young)”, “We a Famly”, and “Nigdy Nie (Never … Continue reading

Stream Born Ruffians’ New Single “Miss You”

By: Staff – Born Ruffians have revealed their rousing new single “Miss You”, which is taken from their new studio album Uncle, Duke & The Chief, which is set for release on February 16th via Paper Bag Records. Listen to “Miss You” here. Pre-order Uncle, Duke & The Chief here. “I found this old voice memo on my phone from 2015 called ‘I … Continue reading

Watch The New Pornographers’ New Video for “Whiteout Conditions”

By: Staff – The New Pornographers debut a new video for the track “Whiteout Conditions” from their album of the same name, which you can watch below. Of the video, director Kevan Funk explains, “I wanted to tell a set of stories featuring characters who could act as conduits to explore that tension, each of … Continue reading

Paper Bag Records Announces New Label “Paper Bag Vintage”

By: Staff –   Toronto’s Paper Bag Records has announced the launch of Paper Bag Vintage, a new label that will showcase and preserve Canadian albums that have yet to be pressed on vinyl or haven’t been reissued in recent years. Paper Bag Vintage’s first release will be a reissue of The Dears’ acclaimed debut album End Of A Hollywood Bedtime Story for the first time … Continue reading

Photos: Born Ruffians @ The Danforth Music Hall

Photos by: Mike Fowler – Toronto-based indie rock band Born Ruffians, who released their newest album, RUFF, on October 2nd, 2015 via Yep Roc, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night.

Photos: NXNE 2016 – Father John Misty, Mother Mother, Born Ruffians

Photos by: Katrina Lat –  Experimental folk-rock singer-songwriter Father John Misty, who released his second album, I Love You, Honeybear, on February 10th, 2015 via Sub Pop, performed at the Port Lands in Toronto on June 18th as part of NXNE 2016 with Vancouver-based indie rock quintet Mother Mother, who released their fifth album, Very Good Bad Thing, on November … Continue reading

Arkells, The Elwins, Sam Roberts, Born Ruffians pay tribute to By Divine Right with new covers album

By: Staff – Arkells, The Elwins, Sam Roberts, Jim Guthrie, Shotgun Jimmie, Born Ruffians, and more are among the artists paying tribute to By Divine Right’s 25-year legacy on a new compilation called I Want Light. Indie88 premiered the Arkells cover of “Stella Ocean Heart” today. Listen to the track HERE. “The first BDR song I heard was ‘Powersuit’ from Good Morning Beautiful. Musically it was on par with Revolver … Continue reading

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