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Holy Short! This Weekend Is The Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival

Promoting the works of local youth for nearly ten years now, the Toronto Youth Shorts film festival is just about underway. Kicking off with a big red carpet opening this...


Brother Oliver – What Will Be Will Be

If you’re looking for some slick, psychedelic, Southern folk-rock then look no further! South Carolinian folk-rock group Brother Oliver has just released their latest single ‘What Will Be Will Be‘...


Ale Torriggino – Blue Light

If you’re a fan of John Mayer…or even Oasis (yes I realize how very distant these two musical dynamos are), then you should definitely check out Ale Torriggino’s latest album ‘Blue...


If The Walls Have Eyes, Then They Made Me Open Mine

It’s not every day that a piece of art changes the way you look at the world. Lately, with the plethora of mindless entertainment (see most superhero movies or the...


Les Murs Ont Des Yeux (“Walls Have Eyes”) – Toronto Fringe

These walls can talk. And they have something important to say. “Les Murs Ont Des Yeus” is a French language play, written in 2008 by playwright A.M. Matte. Its performance...


Westing – I haven’t Been Feeling Myself

If ever you’re looking for Westing – that quiet, acoustic, and solo music act…don’t. Westing has become something much more. That’s not to denigrate the old ways, but moving on...


Small Reactions – Sessions Street

If you’re looking for some ambient, adrenaline, noise-pop punk come straight out of the 80′s with a bit of a modern twist, then keep your ears perked for a new...


Jeff Ray – Our Little Town

Jeff Ray has got an interesting Matchbox 20 vibe in his new country rock album, ’Our Little Town‘. He’s got just the right amount of Americana slipping into his rockin’, upbeat...


Meanr Mynr – The Compound

There is one hell of an interesting sound coming out of Denver, CO these days. It’s an odd mix of electronica, jazz, and some great guitar shredding. Meanr Mynr has...


Ghost Color – American Book Of The Dead

  Ghost Color has dropped a new EP called ‘American Book Of The Dead‘. An interesting title that might play a bit on the fact that this band takes specific...


Eric Anders – Eleven Nine

Eric Anders has delivered to the American people, and to the whole world a wonderfully crafted love letter to president Trump in ‘Eleven Nine‘. Of course this is by no...


Dusty Grant – This Longing Heart

Dusty Grant has hammered out a new single that really shows true indie spirit. ‘This Longing Heart‘ is a true example of what it means to be an independent artist....


The Magic Of The Mask

Jennah FC – Toronto, ON “The body knows things about which the mind is ignorant”. Spoken by the godfather of the art of mask himself Jacques Lecoq. Mask is the...


Omiqron6 – A New Kind Of Lightning

“In times when the collective human spirit is sunk in conflict, violence and suffering… I love to help elevate it. My songs are short stories made in sound about the...


Eddy Yang – Split The Night

There’s something to be said of independent musicians, in the true sense of the word. Meaning that they have independently produced their work. Not that their a part of the...


Jay Regan – Wash Me

Jay Regan takes listeners on a musical journey back in time. Going through some select history of rock, Regan brings us a fifteen track album of rock’n'roll variation in ‘Wash...


Shawna Virago – Heaven Sent Delinquent

If anyone’s looking for a change in their musical tastes, try some acoustic folk-punk, a la Shawna Virago. Her latest studio album, ‘Heaven Sent Delinquent‘ is chalk full of struggle,...


Escort At The Black Tie Gala…

I spent a very interesting, perhaps even tumultuous weekend in Toronto this past week. Currently working out of North Bay, I was sent an invite to a black tie gala...


Alex St. Kitts – Don’t Say Love

Yesterday, downtown Toronto, I think in the Kensington Market, in front of a vibrant Al Runt mural, Alex St. Kitts did a live performance of a new single from his...


Xombie – Might As Well

Xombie is gearing up to drop their fourth album this June, called ‘Super Cell‘. In preparation for this album drop, they’ve released a single in the hard-hitting mouthful ‘Might As Well‘....