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Stampede: Let the drinks pour

The Stampede is officially upon us and naturally thereflector. ca is bringing you Stampede coverage from all corners of the city for the next 10 days. Log on each day to find useful tidbits,...

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Stampede: Rain falls on sneak-a-peek

Photographer Aris Aristorenas was on the scene for Stampede’s test run Thursday night as Seventh Rain amd Mariana’s Trench opened 2009’s version of the Coke Stage quite nicely. Fitting to the opening band’s name,...

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Sled Island: Woodhands duo dominates Lord Nelson

Reflector photographer and reporter Lindsay Stewart was in attendance as Toronto’s synthetic-pop duo Woodhands closed out night three at Lord Nelson. Below is an interview and hangout session she conducted with the band and...

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Sled Island: Women play it cool

If you ask most musicians what they look for in a band name, they might describe something that’s unique and original, or catchy to the ear and eye. If you ask Pat Flegel, you’ll...

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Sled Island: Main event takes over Olympic Plaza

Seven hours of performances helped take Sled Island into new territory Friday night. Festival organizer Zak Pashak and others worked tirelessly to lock down the Olympic Plaza venue and it finally came time for...

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Sled Island: Alberta’s beauty on display

The melodic, folksy harmonies of the Rural Alberta Advantage are born from a simple, basic idea: embracing the beauty of Alberta. According to Nils Edenloff, the band’s guitarist, keyboardist and singer, the concept for...

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Sled Island: Daily Guide — Saturday

Finally, we come to the end of this amazing, grueling and sometimes even frightening marathon (especially for those who got a glimpse of Monotonix lead singer Levi “Ha Haziz” Elvis’s hairy ass last night...

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Sled Island: Daily Guide — Friday

Well, today is the big one. If you pick any day to go all out at Sled Island this would probably be it. From the main stage show at Olympic Plaza starting at 3p.m....