Tag Archives: The National

Fake Empire: The National conquer Yonge-Dundas Square

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by Matt Juniper I am still a tad torn about using Yonge-Dundas Square as a venue for live music. While there is something magical about taking in live music in the centre of one of world’s best cities under an open sky, the size and layout of YDS make it far from ideal for accommodating crowds over a couple hundred. Regardless,… Read more »

Album Review: The National – Trouble Will Find Me

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by Matt Juniper Artist: The National Release: Trouble Will Find Me (2013) Label: 4AD Rating: 4.5 / 5 2010 marked quite the year for The National. The release of ‘Boxer’ gave them worldwide acclaim but it was ‘High Violet’ that truly thrust them into the spotlight, making them perhaps the biggest band in the world that 80% of the population has… Read more »