I Wanna Riot (Fest)

This past weekend I made an unexpected trip to Riot Fest in Downsview Park after winning a weekend pass for two. I’d submitted my name in the hopes of winning VIP tickets, but won general admission. The solid two days of awesome music felt like a real coup, given that I hadn’t planned to go … Continue reading

NXNE 2012: Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips headlined Saturday night’s free NXNE Dundas Square showcase this year. Crowds were ample as usual, although subdued by the news of Radiohead’s stage collapse earlier in the day. The band played a beautiful Radiohead cover as a dedication to the tragedy, made  absurd by the CP24 news coverage of the collapse playing … Continue reading