Danielle Dmytraszko

Articles by Danielle Dmytraszko

July Talk takes in NXNE

June 13, the third night of North by Northeast (NXNE) saw Toronto-based band, July Talk grace the stage of The Horsehoe Tavern at 10 p.m., following one-man band, Steve Hill. The band’s set was brief, lasting only thirty minutes, but managed to leave a lasting impression on the audience. Front woman and vocalist, Leah Fay’s stage presence is paradoxical, seemingly […]

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Canadian summer music preview

Canadian summer music preview

North By Northeast (NXNE) 2012 Toronto, ON June 11th-17th, 2012 Music and film lovers should not pass up this opportunity to attend NXNE which wil be happening in downtown Toronto. Scattered all over Toronto at numerous venues, 650 bands and 40 films are scheduled to be showcased during the week. The biggest headliner of the week is The Flaming Lips […]

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Dragonette returns to Starlight Lounge, has love for Waterloo

After pushing ahead the date of the Starlight show a full week to accommodate for upcoming Juno Award rehearsals, electro-pop trio Dragonette caught up with The Cord prior to their performance on Saturday night. “Starlight is in the top three venues for us, in the world,” said bassist Dan Kurtz. “We’d pay them to let us play here. When we […]

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Canadian Music Week celebrates 30th year

It’s that time of year again; Canadian Music Week has officially begun. On March 21, music enthusiasts begin their migration to Toronto to enjoy an annual Canadian festival, celebrating a milestone with its 30th year. Fans, who’ve had a long year’s wait, can expect five days of live music performed around Toronto — at more than 70 venues. The inauguration […]

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Slam poet for women’s rights

On Tuesday night, Brooklyn based slam poet Carlos Andrés Gómez performed to a large crowd at the Turret nightclub. In partnership with K-W Poetry Slam and the White Ribbon Campaign, the largest effort in the world of men working to end violence against women, Gómez discussed his desire to use his voice to help end instances of violence. Since its […]

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