Katie’s Daily NXNE 2014 Picks (this is a huge post)


Check out this handy Google map I created for all the venues in my concert picks.



FUTURE ISLANDS (Baltimore emotionally-charged 80s synth) – VICE ISLAND – 830pm


HORSE LORDS (Baltimore experimental kraut) – Adelaide Hall – 9pm


JOYWAVE (Rochester experimental beats) – Drake Underground – 9pm


TOBACCO (Pittsburg Gary Glitter on acid) – Massey Hall – 9pm


TUNE-YARDS (New York Haitian playful experimental) – Massey Hall – 10pm


SYLVAN ESSO (Durham electronic pop) – Drake Underground – 10pm


HOLYCHILD (Los Angeles brat pop) – Tattoo Rock Parlour – 11pm

Can’t catch them at NXNE? They’re coming back to Toronto on July 6th at Danforth Music Hall.

YOU’LL NEVER GET TO HEAVEN (London, ON pop dreamscapes) – Silver Dollar – 11pm


MIMICO (Toronto proggy psych) – Baltic Ave – 12am


SHANNON & THE CLAMS (Oakland garage surf) – Lee’s Palace – 12am


MADE IN HEIGHTS (New York filth pop) – Hoxton – 1am



ALVVAYS (Toronto garage pop) – Mod Club – 9pm


GLORY GLORY (Halifax indie pop with an edge) – Rancho Relaxo – 9pm


ST. VINCENT (New York Queen of experimental art guitar rock) – Y&D Square – 910pm


MAC DEMARCO (Duncan, BC slacker jamz) – Opera House – 11pm


KETAMINES (Toronto fun shit) – Smiling Buddha – 12am


ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER (Brooklyn electronic black hole swirlings) – Great Hall – 12am


DELTA WILL (Toronto space folk alteregos) – Baltic Ave – 1am



MICHAEL RAULT (Toronto psych pop) – Smiling Buddha – 9pm


AIRCRAFT (Buffalo indie pop) – Rancho Relaxo – 9pm


WALRUS (Halifax psych pop) – Rancho Relaxo – 12am


COURTNEY BARNETT (Australian Sheryl Crow slacker singspeak) – Silver Dollar – 12am



UNAFFLILIATED 01 (Various) – FACEBOOK DETAILS – Artscape Gibraltar Point – 3pm-10pm


3 pm Craig Currie
4 pm Old and Weird
5 pm Baby Cages
6 pm Petra Glynt
7 pm Special Costello
8 pm Man Made Hill
9 pm Zacht Automaat
10 pm ***SECRET GUEST***

ZACHT AUTOMAAT (Toronto mindmelts)

KING CREEP (Toronto messy garage rock) – Crawford – 1245am


Thinking about going to Vice Island tonight? Here’s what’s happening:


Also, are you wondering where the MiO Squirtcar will be stopping? (Queen Streetcar with the world’s most disgusting name)

Thursday, June 19th
8:30 pm – The Pizza Underground (@ Dufferin)
9:30 pm – Shannon and the Clams (@ McCaul)
10:30 pm – Bloodshot Bill (@ Dufferin)
11:30 pm – Frankie Cosmos (@ McCaul)
12:30 am – Kins (@ Dufferin)

Friday, June 20th
8:30 pm – Small Black (@ Dufferin)
9:30 pm – araabMUZIK (@ McCaul)
10:30 pm – White Mystery (@ Dufferin)
11:30 pm – DJ Sammy Royale & Nino Brown (@ McCaul)
12:30 am – Reggie Watts (@ Dufferin)

Don’t forget about the Bruise Cruise hosted by Mac Demarco on Saturday, boarding Queen’s Quay at 12pm.


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