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South Hill Banks – Appalachian Blues

Well, if anyone is looking for one hell of a rippin’ good bluegrass time, you best head right on over to check out South Hill Banks’ latest single, ‘Appalachian Blues’. Preparing...


Soul Cannon – Test Drive (Single)

Wow, for any hip-hop fans out there, you should definitely check out Soul Cannon’s latest single, ‘Test Drive’. Oh, and for any fans of jazz out there, you should make sure...


South Hill Banks – Movin On My Mind

I have to admit, right off the top here, that I am not really much of a country fan. There are some songs that I enjoy and I appreciate the...


A Brief Exchange With Mike Mildon – Snapchat Kidnap

During the 10th annual Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival, Swept contributor Chase Cownden had a chance to sit with some of the filmmakers to discuss their works and their process....


A Brief Exchange With Spencer Ryerson – Peaches

During the 10th annual Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival, Swept contributor Chase Cownden had a chance to sit with some of the filmmakers to discuss their works and their process....


Kacy Moon – Cherry On Top

  Well, if you’re in the mood for a catchy tune that you are going to want to dance to…all day and night because it will almost undoubtedly be stuck...


Toronto Youth Shorts – Green Shoes

There is something inherently interesting in the coming of age story. It is something that we all have experienced in one way or another. Some more dramatically than others, to...


Toronto Youth Shorts – Snapchat Kidnap

This is probably one of the most hilarious film shorts I’ve seen in a long time. It is amazing just how far technology has come in such a short period...


One In The Chamber – I’ve Got Something To Say…

Alright, here we are again to take a look at One In The Chamber and I have to say that I thoroughly enjoy the ever-living hell out of their new...


10 Years Of Toronto Youth Shorts!

Here it is! The 10th anniversary of the Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival! Kicking off today at the Palmerston Theatre at noon, there are four packed programs of quirky, funny,...


Olivia Castriota – Weekend Lover

No matter what your preferred genre, “it’s undeniable” that Olivia Castriota has a sultry voice that still manages to have an ounce or two of innocence (and that’s got to...


A Special Serving of Wholesome Foods

After three years of perils, planning and playing, one of the new and great Canadian episodic comedies has hit the world wide web in the form of ‘Wholesome Foods, I...


Toronto Fringe – Final Exam

Final exam, written by Eric Petersen, and directed by Gillian Armstrong, is a sci-fi play reminiscent of a bottle episode from the older days of The Twilight Zone or Outer...


Matt DeMello & The Significant Looks – Don’t Mind If I Do

Holy shit! If you have never heard of Matt DeMello & The Significant Looks then I suggest you pay attention right here. Just this past week, DeMello and his crew...


One In The Chamber – Bills To Pay

Alright, for starters, I am almost two months behind on this release and that sort of kills me because One In The Chamber is just a kickass Toronto-based band that...


Kacy Moon – What Do I Do

Did you ever think that spending years on one of the world’s most eminent karate teams, kicking ass in front of thousands of people might lead someone to jump headlong into...


Artefakt Studio – Sara

It was my day off yesterday, and out of the blue, I was offered a free ticket to a play in exchange for a review. As I am someone who...


Colin & Caroline – Wish I Was

Cards on the table here…this is actually one of the best songs I’ve reviewed this year for Swept…Hell, it’s one of the best songs I’ve reviewed for Swept, period! ’Wish I...


B.E.N. – My Girlfriend Ruined My Spotify Algorithm and Other Musical Poems

If you’re looking for some calming and eclectic instrumental music a la synthetic yoga and new-age vibes then you need look no further than Benjamin Ryan Williams’ latest release under...


Make & Model – Channel Surfing

Photo Cred: Samantha Hall “I know you want it…but how much?” That’s the question that Make & Model open their debut EP ‘Channel Surfing‘ with. And when I say “their”...