TIFF 2017 – Aldo Shllaku Talks “Downrange”, Immigrating from Albania, & Dream Directors

The Toronto International Film Festival kicks off this Thursday with an eclectic slate of films. But what usually lies beneath the radar, are the scores within the films. The score is a true compliment to Downrange composer Aldo Shllaku’s creative instinct. The Canadian composer behind the new Ryûhei Kitamura-directed film grew up with musical training at a young age and two … Continue reading TIFF 2017 – Aldo Shllaku Talks “Downrange”, Immigrating from Albania, & Dream Directors

Friday Night Trend, Curses at Hard Luck Bar, Toronto – Gig review [CMW 2015]

A small crowd doesn’t always mean a disappointing show. Headliners Friday Night Trend brought a small but adequate crowd to the Hard Luck and still got everyone dancing. The all-ages show brought in a perfect crowd to relate to their hit “Wasted Youth”. Despite the small attendance, the bands were just as excited to be there … Continue reading Friday Night Trend, Curses at Hard Luck Bar, Toronto – Gig review [CMW 2015]