Vas Vega single: The Living Dead

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By Zolton in New Music on Thursday 30 June 2011

This is one for all you aspiring indie bands out there: Jordan Holman and Mark LeRoy of the Toronto indie band Vas Vega sent their four song demo off to the five producers that they most wanted to work with. Remarkably, it all happened for them. Two months later they were in London recording with […]

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Orn

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Music on Tuesday 1 September 2009

Toronoto-based guitarist and vocalist Adam Cooper explained to me that he wants to make people sick with his band, Orn, much the way French shock films such as Irreversible do. When the trio hit the stage at the Smiling Buddha in Toronto, I understood exactly what he meant.

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Metric’s Secret Playlist

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By Zolton in Cool Websites on Friday 19 June 2009

We checked in with Jimmy Shaw from Toronto group, Metric, and asked him about the music that inspired their latest recording, Fantasies. He started by propping the Rolling Stones’ classic, Exile On Main Street: ‘I set up a turntable because my friend left all of his DJ records at my house for a year and […]

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