Tag: Toronto

Concert Preview: Secret Friends Fest 2016

Concert Preview: Secret Friends Fest 2016

January 4, 2016

Way back when UBL was just getting its start, we attended a show that kind of gave us our first glimpse into the budding Detroit music scene. The first annual Secret Friends Fest’s roster was filled with many up and coming bands mostly from right here in the mitten state. In just...

Album Review: Grounders – Grounders

Album Review: Grounders – Grounders

May 30, 2015

It seems that lately there has been quite the insurgence of chillwave bands in the last few years that are following in the footsteps of bands like Tame Impala and Neon Indian. Dreamy, lo-fi beach ready tunes are filling up the radio and it’s easy for many of those bands to start to blend together. Enter...

Concert Review: Alvvays and The Decemberists

Concert Review: Alvvays and The Decemberists

March 31, 2015

March 28, 2015: Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak

I would say that my Decemberists kick began back in mid-summer. One of the tracks from The King is Dead just happened to come up while my iPod was shuffling through tracks at work one day and I’ve been listening to the band nonstop...

Album Review: Bahamas – Bahamas is Afie

Album Review: Bahamas – Bahamas is Afie

August 28, 2014

Bahamas’ newest release, Bahamas is Afie, may be the closest that any album has ever gotten to actual seduction. I could feel myself melting from the first note of opening track “Waves” and suddenly I found myself swooning over every melody and gentle lilt of Afie Jurvanen’s voice. I fell in love.

While Bahamas is Afie sounds like...