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April 11th, 2012
The line-up for Lollapalooza 2012 has been announced and we see that there is a healthy mix of big names, indie acts, and electro groups to satisfy even the most particular of tastes. Headlining the event at Chicago’s Grant Park are rock legends Red Hot Chili Peppers,The Black Keys, Black Sabbath, Jack White, and Florence [...]
Tags: Avicci, Black Sabbath, Calvin Harris, Childish Gambino, Dev, florence + the machine, Frank Ocean, Hey Rosetta!, j. cole, Jack White, lollapalooza, metric, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Star Slinger, The Black Keys, The Weeknd, Toro Y Moi, Washed Out
Posted in Blog, Concerts & Events, News | Posted by Aimee
March 7th, 2012
For the week of March 7th, The Wedge played music from: Grimes, Bishop Morocco, Fun., Los Campesinos!, Mighty Quinn, Neon Indian, Hey Rosetta!, St. Vincent, My Plastic Gun, and Blur. GRIMES OBLIVION (4:17) ARBUTUS DIRECTOR: EMILY KAI BOCK BISHOP MOROCCO OLD BOYS (3:20) ARTS & CRAFTS/EMI DIRECTOR: EVA MICHON FUN. F. JANELLE MONAE WE ARE [...]
October 7th, 2011
I’ll admit, it’s difficult to live the eco-lifestyle on a day to day basis. But what if your home was a traveling van or bus, your food was always take-out and you lived off the plastic water bottles on your music rider? Unfortunately, this is the reality for many touring musicians and while it is a challenge to decrease your carbon footprint on tour, many musicians have found a way to do so.
Watch the latest episode of Liz Goes Green under the jump!
September 21st, 2011
We all know that Arcade Fire took home this year’s Polaris Music Prize on Monday night. Damian talked to them afterward, armed with his very own oversized Polaris cheque (from 2009). But there were ten artists nominated, and The Wedge got… four more of them (Timber Timbre, Braids, The Weeknd, Colin Stetson and Destroyer would [...]
September 17th, 2011
With only a few days days left until one of the coolest award ceremonies graces our site with its awesomeness, Polaris is giving you fine people a sampler of the ten amazingly-rad musicians on the Polaris 2011 Short List (stream all the albums here)! Today we shine the spotlight on Hey Rosetta! Who: Hailing from [...]
July 6th, 2011
Place your bets. The ten albums vying for the 2011 Polaris Music Prize were announced this afternoon by CBC Radio 3 personality Grant Lawrence and The Wedge‘s own Damian Abraham. Bands returning to the shortlist include Montreal’s Arcade Fire with their Grammy- and Juno-winning album The Suburbs, as well as St. John’s Hey Rosetta! with [...]
Tags: arcade fire, Austra, Braids, Colin Stetson, Damian Abraham, Destroyer, Galaxie, Grant Lawrence, Hey Rosetta!, Polaris Music Prize, Ron Sexsmith, The Weeknd, Timber Timbre
Posted in Blog, News, Polaris Music Prize, The Wedge | Posted by Cam
July 6th, 2011
For the week of July 6, The Wedge featured videos from Arcade Fire, Austra, Braids, Destroyer, Galaxie, Hey Rosetta!, Timber Timbre, Ron Sexsmith, and Final Fantasy. Arcade Fire The Suburbs Sonovox/F.A.B. Director: Spike Jonze Austra Lose It Paper Bag/Fontana North Director: M Blash Braids Plath Heart Flemish Eye/Outisde Director: Blair Neal Destroyer Kaputt Merge/F.A.B. Director: [...]
February 22nd, 2010
Newfoundland’s own Hey Rosetta! will sitting down with MuchMusic VJ’s Sarah Taylor and Jesse Giddings today! Don’t forget that MOD Live @ the Base will be coming at you twice a day, EVERYDAY during the Games! How cool is that?!?! Wanna know what else is going on with MuchMusic in Whistler? Check out all the [...]
February 9th, 2010
The Vancouver 2010 games are about more than just sports, you know. Sure, having a major international event in Canada is an honor, but I regret to admit that what excites me the most is the entertainment. Two weeks of cool Canadian artists performing at FREE venues all across the city! Uh, does it get [...]
Tags: alexisonfire, all-american rejects, Barenaked Ladies, bedouin soundclash, Benny Benassi, billy talent, Blue Rodeo, Buck 65, Calvin Harris, Coeur de Pirate, Constantines, Corb Lund, Crystal Castles, Damian Jr Gong Marley, dan mangan, Daniel Wesley, Deadmau, Elliot Brood, Estelle, feist, Hawksley Workman, hedley, Hey Ocean!, Hey Rosetta!, hot hot heat, Ill Scarlet, INXS, Jets Overhead, Johnny Reid, jully black, k'naan, Kesha Chante, LMFAO, Malajube, marianas trench, Matishyahu, Mother Mother, mstrkrft, nelly furtado, OneRepublic, our lady peace, said the whale, Serena Ryder, Stars, Steve Aoki, The Arkells, The Fray, The Sam Roberts Band, the stills, theory of a deadman, usher, wilco, Wintersleep, You Say Party! We Say Die!
Posted in Blog | Posted by Arianne - Correspondent