Monthly Archives: October 2008

Brasstronaut invited to participate in Banff Centre's Winter Music Creative Residency

Brasstronaut

While the rest of us scrape our windshields in -30 degree climates, Vancouver’s eclectic, electric and emergent Brasstronaut will be spending this coming winter in musical hibernation.

The soulful 4-piece has recently been accepted to the Winter Music Creative Residency at the Banff Centre, in the mountains of Alberta. But instead of snoozing with the bears, they’ll be writing and recording their debut LP in a ‘music hut’ in the snowy forest over three months beginning just after the new year. The guys will also be experimenting with electronic and video elements to add to an already dynamic live show.

If you want to be one of the first people to witness what wonders snowy isolation can inspire, keep glued to their Myspace page for shows popping up all over Alberta during this time, followed by an ambitious North American spring tour kicking off March ’09.

ANOTHER ALL NIGHTER WITH THE MUSEBOX, SPIN AND A COUPLE OF MUSIC LEGENDS. THAT'S HOW WE ROLL!

Andy Rourke hits the tables

We are still recovering! The MuseBox and Spin hosted not one, but two late night parties during CMJ week in NYC. Last Tuesday saw Andy Rourke of The Smiths mixing the tunes at Beauty Bar to a stellar crowd of fans. Then just 48 hours later, we were at again with an after party featuring Mother Mother and The Homosexuals at Union Pool in Brooklyn.

Check out the Spin article here:
http://www.spin.com/articles/mother-mother-smiths-bassist-turn-out-spin-cmj

AMIT + Art Battles + DJ Teen Wolf Aftermath

Last Friday at (le) Posson Rouge, The MuseBox put together an incredible event for up-and-coming Toronto indie-pop act, AMIT. Teaming up with Art Battles and DJ Teenwolf, the event became more than just a typical show for a largely unknown artist.

With a draw of over 500 people at the brand new venue (which featured Chuck Close artwork throughout the venue), 11 live artists painted backdrops while AMIT and DJ Teenwolf performed. With Magic Hat providing cheap and great beer, the night was definitely one to remember!