Stars at Metro 12/5/18

On Wednesday night Montreal-based indie pop band Stars returned to Metro for the first time in 5 years. I was at the previous Metro show as well, and this one felt a bit more exciting. They played some deep cuts that I appreciated 5 years ago, but the set on Wednesday was a great balance of old and new that kept the crowd dancing all … Continue reading Stars at Metro 12/5/18

Stars-The North

Like all Canadian bands, Stars have their roots firmly planted in the Broken Social Scene tree. They’ve worked together off and on since the early, early pre-2000 days. Oddly, I started getting into Stars before I really got to know Broken Social Scene. Finding out the two bands were connected certainly wasn’t a shock as they seem to have some similar attitudes toward recording and … Continue reading Stars-The North