Singer Jonny Pierce on the turbulent time that led to the band’s brilliant latest album, Abysmal Thoughts.
A welcome return to The Drums’ melancholy-streaked pop finesse.
The Brooklyn band has scaled down to its core duo, freed up their sound and taken a bold step forward with Encyclopedia.
* Spike Lee brings his new vampire film to the Black Film Festival
* Comedian Aamer Rahman headlines a free stand-up show at Concordia
* Graphic Novel Book Club at Drawn & Quarterly
* Beaux Dégâts art-off at Foufounes Electriques
* Indie pop band the Drums play Cabaret du Mile End
Local bands on TV, launching records & videos plus a certain Brooklyn’s band’s singer shows signs of solo life.
California pop singer/pretty lady Sky Ferreira played la Sala Rossa last night, supported by Chicago/Berlin electro-R&B dude How to Dress Well (aka Tom Krell). Guess which act elicited a “Shut up bitch!” from the crowd?