Features


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What can Toronto learn from its nightlife history?

Jul 23, 2015

We spoke to Denise Benson, author of the new Toronto nighlife history anthology Then & Now, about how communities gather and mobilize in club spaces and how they can be supported.

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ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Hudson Mohawke on the samples that sent him digging

Jul 22, 2015

The Scottish electronic musician dishes on competitive scratching, crate-digging, and how it led him to some of his favourite producers. Plus, why Drake and Kanye are visionaries.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.