Category Archives: Reviews

“Erykah Badu Surprises Toronto with Mama’s Gun”

BlogTO Link: “Erykah Badu Surprises Toronto with Mama’s Gun” Written by Marko Orlic, Photography by Alejandro Santiago It was billed as a night celebrating Erykah Badu’s debut, Baduism, an album which defined and perfected ’90s neo-soul. Nobody was “supposed” to show up due to tickets running a hefty $70 and almost no advance notice. Either way, …

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“Riff Raff Returns To Toronto, Claims He Could Have Played For The Blue Jays”

BlogTO Link: “Riff Raff returns to Toronto, claims he could have played for the Blue Jays” Written by Marko Orlic, Photography by Matt Kozovski He could’ve played for the Dallas Mavericks, as well as a number of collegiate and professional sports teams, but they found crack in his jacket and marijuana in his socks. Despite these …

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Some Quick Thoughts/Mini-Review Of The Jay-Z & Kanye West “Watch The Throne” Concert In Toronto

Written by Marko Orlic – Top 3 non-Paris moments: “New Day,” Kanye’s Drake-esque post- “Runaway” “if you really love someone tonight, hold them tight” interlude, “Gotta Have It,” and “No Church In The Wild.” Not gonna lie, the two former cuts pulled at them heart strings hoard…on numerous occasions lol. It’s really impressive how intimate …

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The Pharcyde/Digable Planets NXNE Concert Review + 2 Classics Performed At The Show

Written by Marko Orlic Tonight’s show in Toronto was a lot of fun, especially for a free outing.  Some strange, horn-free, yet still somewhat interesting arrangements from the Ladybug Mecca-less Digable Planets (and a hilariously baffling  one-verse/hypeman performance by Pitchfork’s current favourite alt-rap act, Shabazz Palaces AKA The Artist Formerly Known As Butterfly/Ish — if …

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“X-Men: First Class” Review

Written by Zavero // June 3, 2011 “Peace was never an option.” This is the franchise that did it, remember. In 2000, Bryan Singer and ensemble cast led by a then-unknown Hugh Jackman (who wasn’t the first choice) turned X-Men into a major franchise, spawning two sequels (one of the better comic book movies in …

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Tyler, The Creator’s 20-Foot Stage Dive In Toronto + Quick Notes About The Show

Written by Marko Orlic – people (members of Odd Future and fans) were moshing and stage diving all show long – we were all packed in liked sardines from the get-go (girls and little dudes got murked left, right, and center, I felt bad for them) – everyone was drenched in sweat within 5 minutes …

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“Thor” Review

Written by Zavero // May 5, 2011 “‎Your ancestors called it magic, and you call it science. I come from a land where they are one and the same.” Following Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, and Iron Man 2, comes the fourth Marvel Studios produced movie and its best one yet. I would attest a …

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