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9 Discoveries from Calgary’s 2015 Sled Island Festival

Jun 29, 2015

From wiry Victoria post-punk the healing power of doom metal, here are 9 discoveries we made this past week at Calgary's Sled Island festival.

Viet Cong’s Guide to Calgary

Jun 24, 2015

As they get ready to grace Sled Island's biggest stage, we caught up with Calgary's buzziest band to talk about the city that raised them.

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How many petitions will it take to fix NXNE?

Jun 23, 2015

NXNE came into 2015 with good intentions, but, after a week full of the same old blunders, it became obvious those intentions had crumbled yet again.

EXPOSURES: The house parties, in-stores and arcade concerts of NXNE 2015

Jun 23, 2015

This year's festival felt smaller scale than usual, so we explored the less travelled corners of a thriving Toronto music scene that just happens to come alive every June.

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NXNE FILM REVIEW: Amy is a haunting look at the life and death of Amy Winehouse

Jun 22, 2015

The visceral new documentary deepens our understanding of the late soul singer, while creating an air of tragic inevitability.

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TOURIES: How tapping into nature guides Jennifer Castle on the road

Jun 18, 2015

The Toronto singer/songwriter uses flowers, hot springs and "the local moment" to keep her songs forever living and breathing.

4 Young Canadian Bedroom Producers You Need To Know

4 young Canadian bedroom producers you need to know

Jun 11, 2015

We gathered four Canadian future stars - Harrison, River Tiber, Clairmont The Second and RYAN Playground - to talk about what it means to be a young producer in the age of the internet.

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Did you catch the motherducking subtitles from Kanye West’s Glastonbury set?

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FULL SCREEN: Stephin Merritt sings to a dog; JIIN visits a mystery karaoke

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Here’s how you can game Spotify to pay higher royalties

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Join us at Chart Attack’s two-floor Sled Island party at Calgary’s Nite Owl

9 Discoveries from Calgary’s 2015 Sled Island Festival



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Teenage Fanclub

Somebody has condensed the whole history of ’90s alt rock into an 800-song mega playlist



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Contemporary Color David Byrne

LIVE REVIEW: David Byrne, St. Vincent, Beastie Boys alum and more let their freak flags fly



Jun 24, 2015

Viet Cong’s Guide to Calgary

Jun 24, 2015

As they get ready to grace Sled Island's biggest stage, we caught up with Calgary's buzziest band to talk about the city that raised them.