Monthly Archives: September 2008

Windsor/Detroit Live Music: Lesbo Vrouven (Quebec City) wsg Hotkid (Cambridge) Friday, October 10th

Lesbo Vrouven came to Phog once. I had heard an EP of theirs and thought, “Yep, this is damn good.” What happened when they showed to play? They were flawless. The up-tempo, dirty-bass sound was exactly what the recording advertised. … Continue reading

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Windsor/Detroit Live Music: Wax Mannequin (Hamilton) wsg The Buttless Chaps (Vancouver) Thursday, October 9th

The President of Canadian Indie Rock, Wax Mannequin, will be donning his insanely unique stage performance with Vancouver’s (and Mint Records’) Buttless Chaps. Now, you hear the name Buttless Chaps and you think, “Ha-ha,” but the band is not something … Continue reading

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Windsor/Detroit Live Music: Young & Sexy (Vancouver) w/ Poorfolk (Montreal), & Mohawk Lodge (Vancouver) Wednesday, October 8th

A short story of each band, and it’s relation to Phog.Young & Sexy (Vancouver), of Mint Records, has not been here for a long while. Their first and only visit was nutty, not only because of how insanely great their … Continue reading

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Windsor/Detroit Live Music: Miwa Gemini (New York, NY) w/ Moomaw (San Francisco, CA), & Perilelle on Tuesday, October 7th

Oh dear.I cannot believe what is on the way.New York and San Francisco are coming to Windsor!Miwa Gemini‘s CD came int he mail the other day, and it floored me. SO GOOD!Here’s a testimonial… From the music blog RockSellout.com:“Cute as … Continue reading

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Windsor/Detroit Live Music: Satch and Duke Forever

Coming on October 2nd: Music from Ellington’s Cotton Club and Jungle Band…Armstong’s Hot Five’s and Decca Recordings (1925 – 1935). Ray Manzerolle, Hugh Leal, Jim Wyse, Brian Delaney, and Jack Drobko play the night away in two shows. First show … Continue reading

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Lindy, You Say Party! We Say Die!, and more coming…

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Get Lit Up

Big cities are home to lots of people. More people, more ideas. Simple math, I think. I like keeping an eye on the “ist” sites of big cities. Torontoist.com, LAist.com, SFist.com, Bostonist.com, etc. These sites go out of their way … Continue reading

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