Toronto

Is This Electric Ego Pretentious?

“If [I had] some good advice” it would be to check out the latest release, ‘Pretentious‘ from Electric Ego. Now, to be fair here, I say latest release but I’m by...


N3LLY

For a group that just randomly got together for a weekend to lay down nine tracks that sort of range all over the place in terms of genre, I have...


New Row Talks About Waging War

Not two days ago I published a review of ‘Waging War‘ the upcoming album of Toronto-based band New Row, set to drop on the 25th! I was lucky to get...


New Row – Waging War

  Not all that long ago, I did a cover on New Row’s single ‘The Day The Never Ends‘ off their forthcoming album ‘Waging War‘. The track was awesome and...


Big News About The Littlest You Project

  Just over a year ago, during the holiday season, Swept did a cover on what was then the harrowing history of and budding beginning to the Littlest You Project. You...


$175K Raised To Build Toronto’s First Shelter for Male Victims of Domestic Violence

Do remember that organization that put up that controversial and maybe slightly misleading billboard about spousal abuse towards men? Well, if not, that organization is the Canadian Association for Equality...


A Place To Murder Little Boys

Jefferson Fenwick, Assistant Professor of Environment Studies, grew up in a home overlooking the Don River Valley along the eastern side of the city of Toronto. As a teenager, when...


Belushi’s Toilet Season 1 Out Now!

With the legalization of drugs being a hot topic right now, this newly released sci-fi/rave original series considers the “not so distant future”, where recreational drugs have become socially accepted...


Toronto Youth Shorts – Goree

In the Transitions collection of the Toronto Youth Shorts film festival, there is a touching tale of a young girl struggling with the cultural expectations of her mother and grandmother....


Goodnight, Sunrise – Altar

Toronto-based band Goodnight, Sunrise has released a new video in an effort to share with their audience an experience about a darkness that has consumed many people. ‘Altar‘ is all...


Toronto Youth Shorts 2017 – Ariana: A Folk Musical

The Toronto Youth Shorts film festival is coming up this weekend. I’ve been lucky enough to get my hands on some previews of some of the works on display this...


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...


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...


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...


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...


The Opioid Crisis In Canadian Drug Culture

Matt Owczarz – Mississauga, ON Canada is in the midst of an opioid crisis and nobody is really safe. Fentanyl, a painkiller that is stronger than both heroin and morphine,...


A look at Toronto street artist Al Runt

His faded blue jeans are disguised by colourful splotches of paint; the tears in which are stretched far beyond fashionable. This is the uniform of a man who has restlessly...


The Red Pill

TORONTO, ON — (November, 2016) – When a feminist filmmaker starts documenting the polarizing world of the men’s rights movement, she begins to question her own beliefs. The Canadian Association...


Death Cookie Soup Press Anniversary Party

For over a year now, Death Cookie Soup Press has been “weirding out Toronto” with their clandestine, subversions through art, music, poetry and literature: pulling from out of the underground,...