Psychedelic

Jamie T: Out of sight, not out of work

British singer-songwriter Jamie T seemingly disappeared, but he never stopped writing music. Touring a new album, he plays the Mod Club on Saturday. Nick Krewen Music, Published on Fri Dec 05 2014 In the seven years since acclaimed British singer and songwriter Jamie T released his Mercury Prize-nominated Panic Prevention, he hasn’t exactly been the most publicly prolific of musicians. Indeed, aside from this fall’s release of Carry on the…


Nash The Slash, Toronto rock violinist, dead at 66

Born Jeff Plewman, Nash the Slash’s stage wardrobe consisted of wrapping his face in bandages adorned by sunglasses and wearing a top hat. By: Nick Krewen Music, Published on Mon May 12 2014 Pioneering electronic musician, composer and performance artist Nash the Slash has died. The eccentric Toronto electric violinist, whose mummified stage wardrobe consisted of wrapping his face in bandages adorned by sunglasses and a top hat, was found…


Robyn Hitchcock at the Drake Underground: interview

Hitchcock has collaborated with some of the world’s great rock stars, but still comes across as modestly his own guy Robyn Hitchcock plays the Drake Underground Sept. 3 and 4. Nick Krewen Music, Published on Sat Aug 31 2013 He’s the master of the tangent. In a profession where definitive statements can be taken with a grain of salt, it’s safe to say there’s no recording artist out there quite…


Nash The Slash: Gauze and effects

PUBLISHED IN THE KITCHENER-WATERLOO RECORD ( AND THE HAMILTON SPECTATOR) on January 25, 1997   By Nick Krewen Nash The Slash is the ultimate Canadian cover artist. Whenever he’s performed in public, the Toronto-based electronic musician has been an intriguing sight, dressed in a top hat, sunglasses and swathed head to toe in bandages. Now celebrating his 20th year in the public eye, this chic version of The Invisible Singing…