Alex Krosney

  • More music this week

    More music this week

  • Enthusiasm infectious in documentary about bees

    In the fall of 2006, the world was abuzz with a strange turn of natural events – the disappearance of millions of honeybees.

  • Young Galaxy

    If Young Galaxy’s previous albums have been cosmic space-pop, Shapeshifting takes that sound underwater.

  • Here be ghosts

    “What’s the point of talking, when neither of us can fool the other?” wrote Swedish dramatist August Strindberg in The Ghost Sonata more than a century ago.

  • Elias

    You’ll find that what makes Lasting Distractions different than many other alt-rock records is simply the size of its sound.

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    More music this week

  • Ten years gone

    In a city with so many places for live music, the lifespan of a venue can be a precarious thing.


    From its opening four minutes – Michael Holt’s acapella narrative of his life’s loves from childhood to the present – The Dawn Chorus is clearly a storytelling album.


    For her second album, released in 2009, Emma Hill is touring with her new backing band The Gentleman Callers.

  • Saffron Airfield

    Saffron Airfield is – in a word – weird.

  • Combat Camera

    What is war photography? Is it a relatively modern art form with visual images creating a story, or a cheap thrill for a society that is fascinated with violence and struggles for power?

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  • Music shines while acting flickers out

    Back To You is a little like Walk The Line, had Johnny Cash been Canadian, female and – unfortunately – more boring.


    After her 2004 debut, Eye To The Telescope, produced three hit singles all with the same storytelling, strum-y acoustic vibe.

  • Hammering out The Details

    We’ve all been warned of the dangers of mixing business with pleasure.


    This four-piece from Toronto puts little stock in embellishment.

  • Crossing her tease, dotting her eyes

    “In my life, I always sort of felt like a muse,” the local performance artist aptly known as Miss La Muse recently reflected.

  • Sushi and service excellent at new West Broadway sushi café

    “Sushi” and “café” aren’t two words you’d usually think to put together, but for Yiho Sushi Café the odd juxtaposition works just fine.


    Effect and Cause’s self-titled EP, a follow-up to last year’s debut Gavroche, is a six-track collection that sounds like it comes from much further south than their hometown of Brandon, Man.

  • Music outshines romance storyline in this hybrid concert film

    From the opening scenes of This Movie Is Broken, it’s clear who the real stars are.