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warped tour 20th anniversary

We used this antique LiveJournal questionnaire to prove Warped Tour is still relevant

Jul 22, 2015

For many who've outgrown it, the 20 year old punk festival has become a punchline. But for its actual audience - mostly alienated teens and young adults - it's still as vital as ever.

EXPOSURES: Hundreds of thousands of rabid fans descend on Festival d’été de Québec

Jul 21, 2015

We travelled to the heart of Québec City and captured stellar performances from Run The Jewels, Future Islands, The Rolling Stones, and more.

rolling stones festival dete

Festival d’été de Québec is not a discovery festival, but it’s a great discovery

Jul 17, 2015

We spent three nights at Quebec City's summer festival, losing ourselves in crowds of Rolling Stones and Run The Jewels fans.

Uncharted - Nap Eyes

UNCHARTED: Halifax’s Nap Eyes made the best album you haven’t heard yet

Jul 16, 2015

As Whine of the Mystic gets treated to a juicy reissue, Nigel Chapman talks biochemistry, 11th century poets, religion, Joe Strummer and the benefits of drinking. So songwriting, basically.

Raekwon

Raekwon celebrates 20th anniversary of Only Built 4 Cuban Linx

Jul 7, 2015

The hip-hop icon talks Bieber, Beatles and his latest solo album – then reminisces on 5 of our favorite picks from the Wu-Tang library.

Exposures - Sled Island 2015

EXPOSURES: Sled Island 2015, a weeklong post-punk hot dog party in Calgary

Jun 30, 2015

We shot bands rocking restaurants and house parties, comedians riffing, a massive street music experiment and Viet Cong enjoying their hometown show... a lot.

Susan plays Tubby Dog at Sled Island

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.