Fans of Montreal francophone band Malajube should make sure they hit their show Saturday (November 24) at the Horseshoe, because the band is about to go on indefinite hiatus to focus on other projects. Both Francis Mineau and Julien Mineau are working on solo albums, and Thomas Augustin is trying to finish the second album by his other band, Jacquemort.
Flohill takes a Laxative
Veteran local music promoter Richard Flohil is working on a book about his 45 years in the music business. A crowd-funding campaign has been started to support the project, which is tentatively titled Louis Armstrong's Laxative And 100 Other True Stories. You can get more info at kapipal.com/flohilbook.
Bahamas via Winnipeg
Bahamas drummer Jason Tait (who has also played with the Weakerthans, the Fembots, Broken Social Scene and others) and his wife, Julie Penner (who's played violin with about a billion different bands), have decided to deal with skyrocketing Toronto real estate prices by moving to Winnipeg.
Cold Warps cancels
Halifax fuzz pop band Cold Warps have cancelled their Friday (November 23) Parts & Labour show because guitarist Dominique Taylor has torn a ligament in his hand.
Remember the other week when Canadian dance music superstar Deadmau5 and reality TV tattoo artist Kat Von D announced via Twitter that they'd broken up? Well, looks like they're dating again.
Album art funds MS org
Local tech house label No. 19 (run by Art Department's Jonny White) is putting on an exhibition and silent auction of original album sleeve artwork Friday (November 23) at Red Bull Projects 381 (381 Queen West). It's also a warm-up for their party later that night at Moskito (423 College). All proceeds go to the MS Society of Canada.
A$AP Rocky is the bomb
Fans of A$AP Rocky were disappointed once again when his November 19 Sound Academy appearance was cancelled due to a bomb threat. This was supposed to be a makeup show for the October 2 gig that was aborted after he was denied entry at the border.