Uncut has a favourable and well-written review of Portishead's soon-to-be-released new album "Third" as well as a brief interview with member Geoff Barrow.
Transplanted Montrealer, now living in Brooklyn, Martha Wainwright returns to Toronto for a show at The Mod Club on June 6 according to Pollstar. The announcement is on the heels of the news of her upcoming second album entitled "I Know You're Married But I've Got Feelings Too" which will be available June 10.
I guess it makes sense that while Mogwai is already scheduled to appear at the Sled Island Music Festival in Calgary on June 28 that they might as well schedule other North American dates around it. Toronto, consider yourself lucky, because they've so far only confirmed one other date and it'll be at the Phoenix Concert Theatre on June 30[via Ground Control Touring]. Ok, Mogwai fans you can now scream.
The Windish Agency has some upcoming dates for Brazilian hipsters CSS which include a date at Kool Haus on August 5 with UK's The Go Team. Now that should be fun times.
20 Degrees Celsius tomorrow! Time to get out the mountain bike.