All the Rage no. 33 – September 16, 2017: The Heartbeat festival edition

The Heartbeat music festival bills itself as the world’s tiniest music festival, and they’re not wrong. Three stages, five bands, merch, art, beer, food, all in someone’s backyard in Toronto. Let’s see who was on stage, shall we?

Also, your usual mind-blowingly good left-field pop from Canada and Australia.

Your setlist:

Birdz, Crown Thieves
Tralala Blip, Wax Figurine
JB the First Lady, Still Here
Before the Flood, TTC
Charles Spearin, Anna
Heart Beach, Summer
Kashka, New Moon Blues
, Beware
James Wyatt Crosby, Nobody Else
Alvvays, Plimsoll Punks
Workhorse, Pocalypse
Tough Age, Me in Glue
Sparks, I Wish You Were Fun


All the Rage no. 32 – August 29, 2017: ATR is one year old!

Going off format for the one-year anniversary. The music that gets me happy.

Your setlist:

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Zero
Electric Six, Dance Commander
Eagles of Death Metal, I Want You So Hard (Boy’s Bad News)
Rocket from the Crypt, Born in ‘69
JuliaWhy?, Painkiller
Black Grape, In the Name of the Father
Dragon Boy Suede, I Heal With My Steel
Fatima Mansions, Only Losers Take the Bus
The Fall, Free Range
Confidence Man, Boyfriend (Repeat)
Radio Radio, Boomerang
Briggs, The Children Came Back (f. Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu and Dewayne Everettsmith)
Jackson Browne, Going Down to Cuba
The Juan Maclean, A Simple Design
Grimes, REALiTi
Cassie, King of Hearts (Richard X Remix)
Annie, Two of Hearts (Richard X mix)
Cut Copy, Hearts on Fire
Johnny Headband, Hot Button Topic
The Killers, When We Were Young