Before they were One Direction they were five guys competing solo on X-Factor until Nicole Scherzinger convinced them that they were better off together as a group. Imagine their surprise when the suggestion worked and their individual powers combined made them into one of the fastest rising boy bands as of late. But I’m not [...]
Childish Gambino, the musical alias of actor/comedian Donald Glover, has taken a stab at Broken Social Scene’s “Hotel.” He instills the laidback vibes of the original with some excited synth work and electro claps, reducing the vocals to a mere whisper. Sadly, he doesn’t contribute any of his own verses. You can compare the remix [...]
Iceland’s Sigur Rós will be releasing Inni, a concert film and live album on November 8. The concert, directed by Vincent Morisset, was filmed in 2008 in London at Alexandra Palace. Head over to Pitchfork to see their performance of “Festival,” and also take a look at the set list and track list. The film [...]
So this past July, The Wedge ventured off to the Osheaga Festival Musique Et Arts in Montreal, Quebec. Since Damian was performing with his band Fucked Up, it was a perfect opportunity to give viewers a documentary-style look behind the scenes of Osheaga at what the average concertgoer doesn’t usually get to see. Over the [...]
Das Racist announce first proper non-mixtape album… Lost Bobb Trimble album from 1983 to finally get a release… Girl Talk says he’s proud to be the creator of “dumb party music”… Vetiver and Fruit Bats announce joint tour… Read an interview between Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew and Fucked Up’s Damian Abraham.
EMA has announced a North American tour and will play Montreal and Toronto Black Lips nearly killed producer Mark Ronson by feeding him raw liver sashimi Hey, why not download a free mixtape/podcast by Toro y Moi James Murphy, Kid Koala and more added to Osheaga In the City Watch Broken Social Scene cover Modest [...]
For 20 years now, Sloan have been one of the major contributors to CanRock. Singlehandedly putting East Coast Canada’s music scene on the map in 1991, the former Haligonians have left one of the better bodies of work over their three-decade run. Now, in a new series of videos, the band have assembled an impressive [...]
The Halifax Pop Explosion isn’t happening until October 18th to the 22nd, but that hasn’t stopped the organizers from throwing a party a couple months in advance to get everyone excited. The long-running music fest has announced a new offshoot called Halifax M Fest that will take place over the course of Sunday, August 7th. [...]
The 40th Anniversary of the JUNOs showed no shortage of star power and neither did the red carpet! Our hosts of Much on the Carpet, including Lauren Toyota, Phoebe Dykstra, Damian and T-RexXx were kept company by some of the hottest names in Canadian music. Drake, Down With Webster, Broken Social Scene, Keshia Chante, Classified, Hedley and more stopped by to hang out and talk about the biggest night in Canadian music.
Check out pictures from the red carpet and let us know what your favourite part of the night was in the comments section below!
When you hire the lead singer of F**ked Up to host a live television show, you have to be prepared to invite the occasional “special guest” in to fill the void when duty calls. Currently touring across Australia as part of the Soundwave Festival, The Wedge‘s host Damian Abraham will return next week to his [...]
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