CMW 2011: BLUE KING BROWN @ THE HORSESHOE TAVERN
One of our Canadian Music Week reviews fell through the cracks and we'd hate to not introduce you to Australian 'Urban Roots' band Blue King Brown, so better late than never.
CMW 2011: LES BREASTFEEDERS @ EL MOCAMBO
The most pure fun I had at any show during CMW...the only reason Les Breastfeeders aren't huge is that they sing in French, and that's a pretty lame reason.
CMW 2011: MONSTER TRUCK @ THE BOVINE SEX CLUB
Taking us back to a time where sludgy metal, 70's rock and punk sensibility converged to force the underground to take the stick out of its ass, Monster Truck is here to do the same in 2011.
CMW 2011: THE PACK A.D. @ THE BOVINE SEX CLUB
The Pack A.D. overwhelmed a crammed-to-capacity Bovine with their ballsy brand of blues based noise, and pretty much made me feel like a girlie man in comparison.
Although Bowie's The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars album was released when I was only about a year old, I would discover it later, at about 15. In my small basement bedroom in our duplex home deep, deep in the painfully straight, white, and conservative suburbs of Calgary