Indie-licious Tues Jan 5th 2016


Mostly Canadian, mostly women.


1. Quickdark – Mimico*
2. Hypnotic – Your 33 Black Angels
3. We Lay Our Broken World In Sorrow At Your Feet – Tenderness*
4. FAITHFUEL – Petra Glynt*
5. Dirt – ANAMAI*
6. Soft Feet – Tasseomancy*
7. Drunk And With Dreams – Angel Olsen
8. Always Lovers – Cindy Lee*
9. It is love – LOOM*
10. Back to Black – Snowblink*
11. Oh My Days – Bernice* & Silly Bed*
12. DIVORCE – Rollrgrrl*
13. Window Shades – U.S. Girls


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

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OPTICAL SOUNDS: (Psych Pop Vol.2 Release Party!) 8-Band Showcase


I might go to the Optical Sounds release party on Saturday night to see Sun Stone Revolvers, The BB Guns, and Mimico (I love them oh so much – they were great at Gerrard Art Space for Feast In The East).

On Saturday night, Optical Sounds are hosting the release party for Psych Pop Vol. 2 at The Great Hall at 9pm. Psych Pop Vol. 2 is a free compilation album featuring Toronto psychedelic, kraut, and shoegaze bands and you can download it via Bandcamp. You can also check out Vol. 1 here (also free). Here’s who’s performing:

9:30pm – Sun Stone Revolvers

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Psychedelic space synth from Toronto’s Mimico at Gerrard Art Space – Jan 4th @ 8pm

Source: Blowsive

There is nothing I love more than staring off into space. This album is the perfect combination of reflection and absorption. Catch Mimico at the Gerrard Art Space on Saturday Jan 4th @ 8pm. Facebook RSVPPPP here.

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