The Weakerthans

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Bands Named After Movies, Characters & Other Film Stuff

    ​Ever wonder which of your favorite bands are named after movies? So have we. So we went out and did a little bit of research. BANDS NAMED AFTER ACTUAL MOVIES My Bloody Valentine: The seminal shoegaze act took their name from a low-budget 1981 horror movie about a guy who really, really hat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Tonight: Broken Social Scene at Numbers

    Since 1999, Canadian indie rockers Broken Social Scene have made consistently brilliant and always original experimental baroque-pop music, enlisting the help of a myriad of artists along the way: Metric's Emily Haines, Leslie "1,2,3,4" Feist, Jason Collett, Amy Millan of Stars and Jason T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    SXSW: The Weakerthans, Something Fierce and Nosapris

    “The line for badges starts right here,” said a bouncer and I happily planted myself right in front of his down-turned fingertip. “Dude, it’s packed. They’re not going to let anyone in,” chimed a doubtful by stander. Score! He was wrong. Within seconds Lunchbox and I were holding up ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2008

    WHY?, The Black and a nice surprise back at the hotel

    Things started off on a bad note today (Get it? Music festival... notes... bad… nevermind) thanks to an '80s hair band I think was called Mella's Mattice. It was hard to make out the name, as I was too busy trying to chug a free beer and get the hell out of there. I'm glad I live in Texas and don' ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2003

    Friends FLY Free

    FLY and Sandra Organ Dance Company wing it at Miller