Ticket Giveaway: Howler @ The Drake Underground


Garage/surf rockers Howler will play Toronto's The Drake Hotel on May 17th. Courtesy of Embrace, A Music Blog, Yea? is giving away a pair of tickets to the event! To enter the giveaway, all you have to do is fill out the form below and write in your name and mailing

Concert Review: The Drake’s 10th Birthday Party

Light Fires @ The Drake

No, not Drizzy. The Drake Hotel had it’s tenth birthday on Thursday night, and those invited enjoyed beer, cupcakes, and incredible music. (There was even a pinata!) The bands that played represented the up-and-coming, the outrageously entertaining, and the acclaimed powerhouses that drive this city in its constant stridence towards recognition

Concert Review: GEMS and The Smoking Bells @ The Drake


On February 8th at the Drake (Underground), Gems came to town. The crowd was small, but enthusiastic, as it watched the band Smoking Bells perform as the opener. The Nirvana-like, hollowed out echo-y vocals with strong feedback and heavy guitars was mixed in interestingly with electronics and synths. The fusion