LIVE: READ AND SHOUT 2011: 'WE ARE TIRED OF GETTING DICKED AROUND!'
The Read and Shout benefit concert was held this past weekend in London: A night of indie pop in support of libraries being hurt by government cuts - featuring Jens Lekman, A Nice Day for Sailing, The Pocketbooks, A Little Orchestra, Darren Hayman, and Leaf Library.
LIVE: JIM BRYSON AND THE WEAKERTHANS @ AEOLIAN HALL
Jim Bryson and the Weakerthans Band rocked out, but weren't even the highlight of this great show. That honour goes to supporting act Daniel Romano of Attack In Black and his slower, more soulful performance.
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