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THIGHS - Divided By A Cliff

THIGHS: Divided By A Cliff

Feb 10, 2015

Abrasive Toronto noise-punks THIGHS broke up abruptly in May. Now, they've released their long in the works posthumous EP... twice.

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LIVE REVIEW: Grandmaster Flash makes golden oldies revolutionary at AGO’s First Thursdays Basquiat party

Feb 6, 2015

Thursday, February 5: The old-school royal turns the Art Gallery of Ontario into a sweaty rave-up for its sneak preview of "Jean Michel-Basquiat: Now's the Time."

Uncharted - Egyptrixx

UNCHARTED: Egyptrixx defines the rules of his game

Feb 5, 2015

Toronto producer David Psutka is about to release his third album under his dark, minimalist techno alias Egyptrixx. And he's doing it his way.

LINER NOTES: Freak Heat Waves’ ambitious sophomore album Bonnie’s State of Mind

Jan 27, 2015

On their wild, wonderful new album, the Victoria weirdos grow well beyond the language of krautrock.

10 Songs About Professional Wrestlers

10 Songs About Professional Wrestlers

Jan 23, 2015

From The Mountain Goats to Killer Mike to Bruce Springsteen, songwriters have found inspiration in the tales told by pro wrestling. Each of these songs is based on a specific wrestler.

Essential Albums - Bruce McCulloch

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: The Kids in the Hall’s Bruce McCulloch on growing up punk in suburban Calgary

Jan 21, 2015

At the premiere of his new TV show Young Drunk Punk, our favourite Kid remembers what it meant when punk broke in Cowtown.

Rags and Bones - Band to Watch 2015

RAGS AND BONES: 5 Heavy New Bands to Watch in 2015

Jan 21, 2015

Getting demo crazy with five exciting new Canadian bands that cover everything from Japanese hardcore to sludge and powerviolence.