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Monday, September 21st, 2020  

Nov 12, 2019 Live Web Exclusive

I was never one to follow a band around because growing up in New York, you didn't have to. Bands came to you, and this contributed to a very snobby attitude. More

Nov 08, 2019 Live Web Exclusive

"This will be the last song Adorable will ever play," announces Peter (aka Piotr) Fijalkowski before launching into "A to Fade In." Its haunting words ("I don't want to be a faded memory") depicting Adorable's untimely demise a quarter of a century ago. More

Nov 07, 2019 Live

Saves the Day celebrates 20 years of Through Being Cool, with special guest Hot Rod Circuit.  More

Nov 06, 2019 Live Web Exclusive

It's 18 years to the month since Melt-Banana first graced the Bodega stage, and while a few things have changed since then, their insatiable, genre transcending sonic collision hasn't subsided one iota. More

Sep 27, 2019 Live Web Exclusive

"We aren't just a label. We're a family." It's those immortal words from Crunchy Frog head honcho and founder Jesper "Yebo" Reginal that exemplify the spirit of one of Denmark's finest musical institutions. More

Sep 17, 2019 Live

"We like to create souvenirs." These are not my words but those of Jenny Thibault, one of the founders and festival directors of FME, Quebec's largest musical showcase event. More

Sep 17, 2019 Live

A thrilling and singular take of what a live show can be. More

Sep 11, 2019 Live Web Exclusive

In Europe the August Bank Holiday is traditionally one of the year's busiest when it comes to music festivals. Yet while the likes of Creamfields, Leeds, and Reading might attract six figure crowds with blanket television and radio coverage to boot, those with a more intimate feel undoubtedly provide a more satisfying outlet for the music connoisseur. More

Aug 30, 2019 Live Web Exclusive

"That doesn't look safe at all," says The National's Matt Berninger, sounding worried. "I don't think you'd be allowed to do that in Ohio. Don't fall, okay?" The subject of his concern is a cobblestone ramp, some five metres high, sans guardrail; fans are simply perched on the edge, some standing, some sitting. But no-one falls.  More