Archive for October, 2008

The Cure review – Eye Weekly (10.30.08)

October 31, 2008

The Cure return to form on 4:13 Dream; an assessment that kind of sounds like every Rolling Stone review of the Cure from 1994 onwards.


Relief From the Leafs – Eye Weekly (10.27.08)

October 31, 2008

Pondering the (unlikely) possibility of a second NHL team for Toronto on Eye’s Toronto Notes blog.

Gang Gang Dance review – Eye Weekly (10.23.08)

October 26, 2008

Nothing but praise for Gang Gang Dance‘s exceptional Saint Dymphna.

Bloc Party review – Eye Weekly (10.23.08)

October 26, 2008

Bloc Party create an intriguing, yet impersonal atmosphere with their third album, Intimacy.

Madonna live – Eye Weekly (10.20.08)

October 24, 2008

Yes, that Madonna. Live at the ACC in Toronto.

Zombie Walk – Eye Weekly (10.20.08)

October 23, 2008

Sunday was a beautiful day for a parade — a parade of Zombies. Toronto’s annual Zombie Walk to be exact.

The People Issue – Spacing (summer-fall 2008)

October 23, 2008

The new issue of Spacing has been out for a few weeks now. It’s the People Issue and includes my article on public participation in Toronto’s waterfront revitalization.

Japanese Motors review – Eye Weekly (10.16.08)

October 21, 2008

The west coast Strokes or a joke band made good? Either way, Costa Mesa’s Japanese Motors aren’t half bad.

Sebastien Grainger review – Eye (10.17.08)

October 21, 2008

Death From Above 1979‘s other half releases his long-awaited post-breakup debut: Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains.

The Notwist – Eye Weekly (10.9.08)

October 17, 2008

The second coming of Germany’s The Notwist is met with even more enthusiasm than their breakthrough six years prior (from me anyway).