SONIC BOOM WEDNESDAYS
Every Wednesday @HANDLEBAR
159 Augusta Ave (Kensington Market)
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Kevin Brasier comes to us highly recommended from Weird Canada (whom we highly recommend). He’s crowd surfed his way from the East in a Killer Haze, laughing all the way – ha-ha! We’re all stoked to have his contributions and … Continue reading
Our gal Bella Lugosi-Gino-Vanelli likes a challenge. Not one to find her jollies in the mainstreams, Beller digs her heels in deep to international excavations of psychedelic sounds. Her tastes are tried and true and a reflection of her globe … Continue reading
For info on ‘Black Friday Record Store Day’ releases check the list here. Quantities are limited so arrive early. While you peruse the list, have a listen to this wonderful Lee Hazlewood song entitled ‘No Train to Stockholm’ (from ‘The … Continue reading
To celebrate the release of the Complete Albums box set, we’d like to share five reasons to fall in love, one more time, with Tommy Fogerty / John Fogerty / Stu Cook / Doug Clifford collectively known as Creedence Clearwater … Continue reading
Grouper ‘Ruins’ (Kranky) Listen Read Tops ‘Picture You Staring’ (Arbutus) Watch Read Lee Hazlewood ‘The LHI Years: Singles, Nudes and Backsides (1968-71)’ (Light in the Attic) Listen Read Jom Comyn ‘In the Dark on 99 (All the Time, All the … Continue reading
Wednesday night, as part of our weekly Sonic Boom DJ excursions at Handlebar, we ‘soft serve’ you all the EZ hits you (didn’t think you) desire! Our crack staff of AM lovers (Mic Bot, Even Lewis, Blair Whatmore, Jon Maki, … Continue reading
BlogTO is once again on top of the Booming action down at 215 Spadina. Take a look at this terrific little article right about here. p.s. Here’s what might very well be playing over the soundsystem right now.
Tonight! Chandra takes to the Double Double Land stage replacing her 1980 backing band the Dance with top flight/top of their game/weirdo pop crew Bile Sister. This show will mark the reissue of Chandra’s special expanded ‘under-the-radar-post-punk-mutant-disco-Aaron-Levin-Championed-1980-NYC-classic’ ‘Transportation’. Also on … Continue reading
Photo not by Tim Oakley NOW Toronto catches up with our beloved *Barber, Jeff* for the inside scoop on the big move to 215 Spadina. Read all about it: NOW: Sonic Boom’s new digs.
Sonic Boom is excited to announce we have accepted an invitation to take part in the 2014 Toronto Audio Video Entertainment Show. For this prestigious (glimpse into the future of A/V technology) event our own ‘vinyls‘ aficionado Evan Lewis Lewis … Continue reading
Pack it up, pack it in, let me begin… by showing you a sneak peek of our incredible new location at 215 Spadina courtesy of Nathan ‘NATO’ Houbraken Photography. And check back for updates here concerning our big opening: This … Continue reading