Weekendcore: Alice Stops Time – “Heaven or Hollywood”


When I first moved to the Maritimes from Ontario I lived in Windsor, Nova Scotia.  Yesterday my fiancée and I took a random road trip through there and a couple of other spots in the Annapolis Valley, roughly an hour from Halifax.  That has inspired this edition of “Weekendcore”, because a late Windsor band is one of my East Coast favourites.

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Scene Specific: Windsor-Detroit

Scene Specific With Border
A new logo!  See how the lights are like a skyline AND digital VU metre?  Genius! (?)

I’ve always loved border markets because you get the best of both worlds.  Whether between countries, provinces or states, there’s a dynamic that’s really cool and hard to beat.  Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan have 1) been talked about on this blog before and 2) are two cool blue-collar cities that have taken their share of lumps, and combine to form perhaps North America’s most solid border metro this side of San Diego-Tijuana.  They also have rock music are you surprised?????  Let’s cover some!

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