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Fat White Family

STAFF PICKS: Fat White Family’s Champagne Holocaust was one of 2013′s best albums — and nearly everyone missed it

Aug 18, 2014

But don't fret, the South London sleazeballs' debut is getting a reissue and scads more attention courtesy of Fat Possum.

Exposures Wolfe Island

EXPOSURES: Photos from Kingston’s Wolfe Island Music Festival

Aug 15, 2014

Idyllic snapshots of Alvvays, Bry Webb, Cousins, Mozart's Sister and more from the cheery Kingston, ON mainstay.

Rags and Bones - VCR

RAGS AND BONES: Toronto trash-punks VCR and their weirdo offshoots

Aug 12, 2014

Our new monthly exploration of the loud and noisy happenings across Canada debuts with a premiere of VCR's "One Trick Dog."

High Noon in the Hammer - Arkells

High Noon In The Hammer: How Hamilton Has Defined Arkells

Aug 6, 2014

Arkells release their Hamilton-heavy third LP this week. But can the band find as adoring an audience outside their hometown?

Chris Locke Show - Ab-Soul's These Days (Album Review)

VIDEO REVIEW: Chris Locke reviews Ab-Soul’s These Days with hot dogs

Aug 7, 2014

Our Rock Talk Album Shop Hot Dog Talk Show Plus Beer dives into the new album from Ab-Soul.

Monomyth - Uncharted

UNCHARTED: Halifax’s Monomyth aren’t trying to revive anything

Jul 22, 2014

On ripping off your idols to improve your craft, emo guilt, and how, insist you might, they don't really sound like Sloan.

Reading List - Speedy Ortiz

READING LIST: The Speedy Ortiz Book Club

Jul 31, 2014

Each of the four members make a book pick, then they give us an oral history of an oral history.

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New Pornographers

INTERVIEW: The New Pornographers dive into the process behind their “defiantly celebratory” new album



Aug 19, 2014
Exposures Wolfe Island

EXPOSURES: Photos from Kingston’s Wolfe Island Music Festival



Aug 15, 2014
Rags and Bones - VCR

RAGS AND BONES: Toronto trash-punks VCR and their weirdo offshoots



Aug 12, 2014