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Great Album Art: LCD Soundsystem – This is Happening

We’ve long said that the best album covers are ones that capture the music they represent. On the cover of his final LCD Soundsystem album, you have James Murphy at … Continue reading

December 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Sing Leaf

The recording project of David Como, Toronto’s Sing Leaf have been described as ‘atmospheric’, ‘hypnotic’, and ‘swoony’, which are especially appropriate descriptors for latest single Do Right, off recently released … Continue reading

December 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: The Small Glories

Partnered for a performance at the Winnipeg’s West End Cultural Centre’s 25th anniversay, Cara Luft (The Wailin’ Jennys) and JD Edwards (JD Edwards Band, Dry Bones) “stole the show.” Due to … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Rachel Heart

Tom Wilson once described singer-songwriter Rachel Heart‘s voice as one “that comes off the fields of Southern Ontario, haunts Highway #6 (the Mystic Highway). Beautiful and honest.” One of Norfolk … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Programm

Our first exposure to Programm occurred back at 2010’s Wintergaze Festival, when we saw them perform as Volcano Playground, alongside some of TO’s best shoegaze acts. Over four years later, … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Great Album Art: Last Days – These Places Are Now Ruins

One of the best aspects of ambient music is that when done right, it increases your appreciation for your immediate surroundings. Colours might seem more vibrant, details might reveal themselves … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Milo McMahon

Back in March, Milo McMahon released his full-length debut Big City Hustle which contains a hard rock sound that was refined over four years in Toronto, and eventually Montréal. Last … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · Leave a comment