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The Lemon Bucket Orkestra: sweet, not sour, tunes

Add a dozen members and a no-holds-barred attitude to a traditional folk band and you get Canada’s only Balkan-klezmer-gypsy-party-punk-super-band: the Lemon Bucket Orkestra, who just released their new album, Moorka, on March 27. The 16-piece band was founded by vocalist-violinist Mark Marczyk, button accordionist Tangi Ropars, drummer Oskar Lambarri and guitarist Alex Nahirny while they …

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Band Spotlight: Calling Chaos

It hasn’t always been smooth sailing for the Kitchener-Waterloo-based band Calling Chaos, but with new members and upcoming shows, things are finally falling into place. Lead vocalist, Nick Potwarka, started Calling Chaos in 2012 with members coming in and out. Finally, he found a bass player in Matt Kozik, a guitarist in Adam Schlitt and drums …

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Album review: Sebastian T. Stocia by ART the Band

When looking at genres that have become more prominent in Toronto’s music scene, it’s easy to forget how diverse things are amongst things like alternative rock and rap. Jazz is currently making its generational move with the likes of BADBADNOTGOOD in the hip-hop/rap scene and modern jazz with their instrumental beats and accompaniments. However, BADBADNOTGOOD isn’t the …

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