For Sense of Place: Toronto Robbie Robertson Of The Band Discusses His Early Days Playing In Toronto’s Clubs with Ronnie Hawkins and The Hawks
November 27, 2013 - For our Sense of Place visit to Toronto we had a chance to talk with Robbie Robertson about his early days in the city. He was the lead songwriter and played guitar in The Band, and he penned songs including "The Weight," "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," and "Up on Cripple Creek."
Portland’s Typhoon Returns From Hiatus With New Album White Lighter
November 26, 2013 - Our guests today Typhoon are an 11 piece band from Portland, Oregon led by Kyle Morton. Typhoon first formed in 2005 and recently released their third full length album White Lighter.
British Sensation London Grammar With The Irresistible Voice of Hannah Reid Arrives Stateside
We are very excited to have the British band London Grammar in for a session today. They formed in 2009 while students at University in Nottinham and are composed of Hannah Reid on vocals, Dan Rothman on guitar, and multi-instrumentalist Dot Major.
Sense of Place: Toronto Free Downloads Of Five New Bands To Watch From Chromewaves Blog!
November 20, 2013 - Frank Yang is the Toronto-based founder and author of the blog Chromewaves. He started the blog in 2002 as an outlet to write about his various interests, which he lists as "indie rock, movies, television, comic books, and pop culture in general".
Sense of Place: Toronto - Exclusive Stripped Down Session With Metric Featuring Music From Synthetica
November 20, 2013 - Our Toronto Sense of Place Series continues today with a wonderful stripped down session with Metric. The band was formed in Toronto in 1998 by vocalist/keyboardist Emily Haines and guitarist James Shaw who join us today.
Sense of Place: Toronto Feist Vintage Cafe from 2007
November 18, 2013 - Our World Cafe: Next artist for our Sense of Place visit to Toronto are July Talk, a Toronto-based five piece band, co-led by vocalists Peter Dreimanis and Leah Fay. Their debut album came out in October of 2012 on White Girl records.