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Julie Doiron @ Danforth Music Hall

. : : October 14th, 2012 : : . Julie Doiron is kind of a big name in Canadian music — especially for Canadian music fans in the early 90s. I was a bit too young to catch her beloved band, Eric’s Trip, which signed to Sub Pop records and consequently blew up in a big way for a little band from New Brunswick, Canada. And I wasn’t too into Canadian indie rock when Julie struck out on her solo career, originally performing as Broken Girl before ditching the pseudonym to some success. By the time my interest in Canadian music evolved, I heard her name…

Ben Gibbard @ Danforth Music Hall

. : : October 14th, 2012 : : . I’ve written here before about how I was a huge Death Cab For Cutie fan throughout University. For the first three years, when people asked my favourite bands, I always listened them first, which never failed to incite a confused wrinkling of the brow. In the fourth year, however, once The OC started to draw attention to the band, you suddenly started seeing vandals scrawling lyrics on the inside of bus shelters; and by the time Plans hit the radio waves, they were unavoidable in mainstream pop culture. I’m of the opinion their oeuvre made a sudden…