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Henry Steinway, better known as RL Grime, is known for ability to blend hip hop,...

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  • Cotton Tornado may be my new favorite name for an album, ever. It is the newest creative venture from Jason Butler and the founder of Thee Conductor. The album is a self-professed art project of this debut group of musicians. Butler is well-known for his writing for other albums including the likes of Sonic Youth. […]

  • Thievery Corporation returned to Toronto for two sold out and highly anticipated live shows. Taking over one of the biggest venues they’ve played here so far, Rebel Nightclub, the band had no issues occupying the stage. Thievery’s full band, multiple singers (new and original), and a wide array of instruments lit up by the glorious visual […]

  • Front woman Michelle Zauner is from Eugene (Oregon) so seeing Japanese Breakfast at the Holocene in Portland meant a sold out show and a packed guest list. The “Beaver state” is Zauner’s homestead and a place were she crafted Psychopomp, however the majority of her musical portfolio was created in Philadelphia. There she was a […]

  • Dutch artist Larry de Kat put together an interesting six-track album, Un Olandese a Milano. The album has so many different genres of music in one place that I am not sure if it is confusing or memorizing. De Kat is the main producer on the record; in the past he released hip-hop and jazz-influenced house music, […]

  • The political landscape that Americans’ are dwelling in is a special kind of insanity. While so many incredibly outdated ways of life seem to keep dragging on by the scrape of their teeth and so many marginalized groups are still fighting for basic rights and needs, what can you do? For starters you can go […]

  • I was really looking forward to seeing what Son Little would do with his new album. His first full length self-titled release established him as someone looking to rework the blues and R&B canon in a new way (or to travel some forgotten byways). That album was  spectral, spooky, and a little freaky. It called […]

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  • Pierre Kwenders is a man of many talents born out of a vivid cultural background. Kwenders is not just riding the wave of new age African artists, he is humbly spearheading it from his home base in Montreal with...

  • Australia’s Danny Harley’s musical past begun playing pop punk at the age of 12 which, he points out, was mostly to be in with the cool kids. Over time this journey lead him to learn to play musical instruments,...

  • A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to speak with producer and a DJ Marc Kinchen (MK). Kinchen’s career took off in the early 90’s, working with the top artists and producers and making a name for himself in...

  • Last Wednesday, White Reaper continued their tour behind their second studio Album, The Worlds Best American Band at Portland’s world famous Doug Fir. The unapologetic foursome played “a collection of songs including the one that they’re probably most notable...

  • Hot off the heels of a recording stint in the grassy knolls of Ireland, Montreal’s Caveboy made a recent stop in Toronto to play at NxNE’s Port Lands. Veterans of some of Toronto’s largest music festivals, including Canadian Music...

  • Fresh from the March launch of his first full-length album, Coastline, Montreal’s Geoffroy is picking-up speed throughout the electronica universe. Spending nearly two years meticulously crafting his LP, along with co-producers Gabriel Gagnon and Max Gendron, Geoffroy – who,...

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