Intern (Retired) (Toronto, ON, Canada)
- Phil is a champion of the East Coast music scene, bad karaoke, and over-priced beer at baseball games. You can typically find him hunting for the best Caesar in Toronto, winning at crokinole, or complaining about Ontario drivers. He is currently a writer and the Marketing & Media Coordinator for the Ontario Pops Orchestra.
The Violent Femmes are touring North America for their new album, 2 Mics & The Truth: Unplugged and Unhinged in America. We sat down with Brian Ritchie and John Sparrow to discuss their creative process, legacy, and Milwaukee.
I'm sitting across from a man dressed as Ned Flanders at Hard Luck in Toronto, holding a joint in his face. He laughs and takes the bait, feeding me the line I was waiting for: "They told me the devil would be attractive."
!!! have been quietly and successfully sharing their music for over 20 years. Never a headliner but never a waste, they've recently released their 7th studio album entitled "Shake The Shudder".
With their 9th album (and first with Cadence Records), the Headstones have gradually solidified themselves as a permanent presence in the Canadian rock music landscape.
This weekend, buildings across Toronto are opening their doors to the public as part of Doors Open TO, giving them a sneak peek of the rarely seen corners of the cities' most captivating buildings.