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Stream Andrew Bird’s Timely New Single “Capital Crimes”

By: Staff – Grammy nominated multi-instrumentalist, Andrew Bird has released his timely new single, “Capital Crimes”. Watch the video, directed by Matthew Daniel Siskin below. “I wrote Capital Crimes more than a year ago about capital punishment,” Bird explains. “For a while they were giving IQ tests to death row inmates. If you scored below 70 … Continue reading

Album Review: The Head and the Heart – “Living Mirage”

By: Kirstin Bews –     The Head and The Heart are back with their fourth studio album, Living Mirage, which is set for release on May 17th via Warner Bros. Recently the band has gone through some lineup changes with co-founder Josiah Johnson leaving amicably and being replaced by Matt Gervais and keyboardist Kenny Hensley … Continue reading

Photos: Gregory Alan Isakov @ Commodore Ballroom

Photos by: Emily Chin – Indie Folk singer-songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov, who released his newest album, Evening Machines, on October 5th, 2018, performed at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver last night (Oct. 10th).

Photos: The Lone Bellow, Mt. Joy @ The Opera House

Photos by: Morgan Hotston –  Brooklyn-based indie folk band The Lone Bellow, who released their third album, Walk Into a Storm, on September 15th, 2017 via Sony Masterworks, which featured the single “Time’s Always Leaving”, and followed up their 2015 album, Then Came the Morning, performed at the Opera House in Toronto last night (Oct. 2nd) with indie folk band Mt. Joy. … Continue reading

Photos: Fleet Foxes @ Massey Hall

Photos by: Morgan Harris – Indie Folk band Fleet Foxes, who released their third album, Crack-Up, on June 16th, 2017 via Nonesuch, performed at Massey Hall in Toronto last night.

Photos: The Acorn @ The Drake Hotel

Photos by: Sarah McNeil – Ottawa-based indie folk-rock band The Acorn, who released their newest album, Vieux Loup, in 2015, performed at the Drake Hotel in Toronto last night.    

Photos: M. Ward, The Weather Station @ The Great Hall

Photos by: Janine Wong – Indie Folk singer-songwriter M. Ward, who released his eighth solo album, More Rain, on March 4th, 2016 via Merge, and who is best known as a member of pop duo She & Him and folk-rock supergroup Monsters of Folk, performed at the Great Hall in Toronto last night with Toronto-based folk band The Weather Station, who released … Continue reading

Photos: Dawes @ The Opera House

Photos by: Morgan Hotston –  Los Angeles-based folk-rock band Dawes, who released their fifth album, We’re All Gonna Die, on September 16th, 2016 via HUB, which followed up their 2015 album, All Your Favourite Bands, which was produced by David Rawlings (Gillian Welsh), performed at the Opera House in Toronto last night.  

The Wooden Sky Announce New Album, Release New Song “Swimming in Strange Waters”

By: Staff – Toronto-based indie folk-rock band The Wooden Sky will release their new album Swimming in Strange Waters on April 7th via Nevado Records. Drawing its title from a line in Frank Herbert’s 1965 sci-fi novel, Dune – “Survival is the ability to swim in strange water” – The Wooden Sky’s fifth full-length record finds frontman and multi-instrumentalist Gavin Gardiner struggling to come to … Continue reading

Photos: Andrew Bird @ Fourth Presbyterian Church

Photos by: Brigid Gallagher – Indie Folk singer-songwriter Andrew Bird, who released his newest album, Are You Serious, on April 1st, 2016 via Loma Vista, which featured collaborations with Fiona Apple and Blake Mills, performed at the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago last night.