Q+A: Kingston band Kasador

Kasador is one of many bands to come out of the vibrant music scene in Kingston, Ont. Their pop-infused style of indie rock gets crowds singing and dancing during their upbeat live performances. The Charlatan caught up with them ahead of their headlining show in Ottawa on Nov. 2, at the 27 Club. The Charlatan (TC): How did you guys become a band? Will Hunter (WH): We were at Queen’s University, and I was playing around as an acoustic musician through the city, and I thought the songs kind of deserved more stuff. So, we started to bring in new musicians and trying different people. We met Nick [Babcock] through Boris [Baker], we played hockey together, and we knew Julian […]

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Marianas Trench rocks frosh concert

The excitement in the air was clear as I walked towards the Athletics parking lot on Sept. 8. With a line that wrapped almost all the way around the back side of the Fieldhouse, people were just itching to enter the parking lot where they would eventually witness not only the closing ceremonies to their first week of university but also the main attraction, Marianas Trench. When the gates opened at 7 p.m., people flooded into the parking lot at full speed. Many fans ran to the front barrier once they were through the security checkpoint, with some skipping and screaming with excitement and others explaining loudly that they had waited hours in line to ensure their spot at the […]

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