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Could This Be The Golden Age of Animated Music Videos?

Could this be the golden age of the animated music video?

Mar 26, 2015

Many of the highlights of this year's Prism Prize shortlist are animated. So we gathered the nominated Canadian directors working in the medium to discuss how and why they do it.

Death Cab For Cutie - Band 2 Band

Band 2 Band: Death Cab For Cutie talk life on Mars and an incredibly strange run

Mar 25, 2015

The Mars One mission is a total mess, but that's not going to stop Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard from moving there and beaming songs back to earth.

staff picks: kendrick lamar, courtney barnett, death grips

STAFF PICKS: Kendrick Lamar grapples with influence, Courtney Barnett turns her thoughts into anthems

Mar 25, 2015

In the first omnibus edition of Staff Picks, we digest Kendrick, find an entry point into Death Grips, and more...

10 Inoffensive Band Names

10 Inoffensive Band Names

Mar 20, 2015

None of these are problematic, loaded, insensitive or offensive. Enjoy with a clear conscience.

Personal Views: Hamilton, Ontario

PERSONAL VIEWS: A ground-level guide to Hamilton, Ontario’s music scene

Mar 19, 2015

Three scene fixtures from the so-called "armpit of Ontario" tell us their favourite music, venues and shows, from world famous to "Hamilton famous."

Mac DeMarco - Red Carpet Correspondent at the 2015 JUNOS

Mac DeMarco: Red Carpet Correspondent at the 2015 Junos

Mar 16, 2015

Watch Mac DeMarco, armed with a selfie stick, learn why being a reporter at an awards show is a tough job.

Do Producers Still Matter?

In the era of Ableton, do producers still matter?

Mar 10, 2015

An email roundtable with Toronto indie musicians and producers about the decline of the classical record producer.

Dan Deacon - Essential Albums

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Dan Deacon on 5 albums that exemplify texture and lyrics

Mar 12, 2015

The Baltimore weirdo/party-starter takes apart five unstoppable records based on their different focuses — production and words — and a surprising choice that bridges the two.

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run the jewels close your eyes

FULL SCREEN: Run The Jewels fight day and night, LIDS take a beating

Rihanna Bitch

NOW HEAR THIS: Rihanna hasn’t gone soft yet, No Joy move like ocean surf

QT - Hey QT

FULL SCREEN: “Hey QT” looks fizzy, tastes bouncy

mykki blanco

Mykki Blanco is shifting from music to pursue a career in journalism

Could This Be The Golden Age of Animated Music Videos?

Could this be the golden age of the animated music video?



Mar 26, 2015
Videoburn - Steve Nash

VIDEOBURN: 5 songs and videos that show off Steve Nash’s hip-hop cred



Mar 23, 2015
10 Inoffensive Band Names

10 Inoffensive Band Names



Mar 20, 2015