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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....


10th Annual Toronto Youth Shorts Festival In Review!

The Toronto Youth Shorts Festival took place September 21st-22nd, and as 2018 made this the ten year anniversary of the festival, the content was well worth seeing. Different risks were taken,...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


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...