Grimes Lee's Palace toronto review live concert

Live Review: Grimes @ Lee’s Palace (Toronto) 9/21

Always say two positive things before laying down the critique.  I learned that in a class.  Grimes has some fairly unique and effective stage presence.  A kind of oddly adorable misfit quality that can really draw you into the music.  At times.  She’s also got a pretty great handle on multitasking.  She sings, loops her own voice, blends it with some beats and bass and ethereal synths, then sings some more on top of the mix.  I can appreciate the effort involved.  And she manages to come out sounding quite lovely.  At times. (more…)