SiriusXM presented The Indies at the Royal York Hotel, featuring performances by Passion Pit (pictured) and indie-electro act Rich AuCoin.
Aussies are always well represented at Canadian Music Week and this year was no exception. The last two days of the festival ended on a particularly Australian focused high with The Aussie BBQ, The Indies (headlined by Passion Pit, and seeing Gotye winning an award) and Melbourne's The Temper Trap closing the festival out with a sell out show that also featured Perth's POND.
One of Vancouver's hardest working musicians and all-round nice guy, Dan Mangan, is coming back to perform on Australian shores this month after winning Australian audiences over during multiple festival dates over the past few years. With his third album Oh Fortune winning acclaim since its September 2011 release, Mangan is looking towards a very busy 2012.
The AU Review is heading to Canadian Music Week! The week following SXSW, we'll be bringing you comprehensive coverage of the Australian presence and their overseas doings, as well as some other surprises coming your way!
More tour news for the live music devotee. We have some hot names to ease you into the winter months including some esoteric internationals, kicking off with Zappa Plays Zappa...
Possibly the final single from Dan's outstanding Nice, Nice, Very Nice to get an Australian release, also doubles as one of his finest moments as a songwriter.
What can you say about an act like Spookyland? The young singer-songwriter certainly has a way with words and knows his way around a guitar, but it's really hard to shake the fact that... well, he's a bit of a weirdo.
One of Vancouver's hardest working musicians is a man by the name of Dan Mangan. He's down in Australia at the moment touring with a swag of special guests. We caught up with the singer/songwriter while he was in town...
Canada’s DAN MANGAN hits the road with a swag of special guests; Matt Corby, Andy Bull, Nicholas Roy and Spookyland
Dan Mangan is eager to hit the road in Australia again. This time around, he’ll have a full band with him to help refold the road maps and bring out the gritty richness of the album.