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Recap: The 2016 Prism Prize proves music videos are more relevant than ever

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) – In his speech (and tribute) to Director X for his Special Achievement award, Kardinal Offishall made a key distinction between the MMVAs or MTV VMAs and the Prism Prize. “The MMVAs reward songs. They don’t really care about cinematography or art direction.” But that’s exactly what we were all there to praise … Continue reading

Album Review: Radiohead – “A Moon Shaped Pool”

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) –     What was going through your mind the first time you heard Radiohead? The answer to that question depends on which of their epochs your discovery came from. If it was The Bends, you probably recognized them as the key standout from the mid-nineties British invasion. If it was Kid A, … Continue reading

Interview: Dan Boeckner (Operators/Wolf Parade) on “Blue Wave”, the perils of Spotify, and rocking Cuba

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) – D an Boeckner is a busy guy. In 16 years of recording and touring with bands Atlas Strategic, Handsome Furs, Wolf Parade, Divine Fits and (most recently) with Operators, he’s put out over 14 albums and toured the world extensively with bands like Future Islands and the New Pornographers. Most recently, life … Continue reading

Concert Review: Lucinda Williams, Buick 6 @ The Opera House

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) – If you had to describe Lucinda Williams’ sound or songwriting style, the term “road worn” comes to mind. But judging from night one of her two-night stint at the Opera House last night, her voice and passion for her craft are anything but. At 63-years-old, Williams is essentially peerless. Her music is … Continue reading

Album Review: Basia Bulat – “Good Advice”

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) –       The story behind Basia Bulat’s fourth studio album, Good Advice, goes like this: the London, Ontario chanteuse literally put a rough breakup in the rearview mirror by jumping in her mom’s car and driving 600 miles to Kentucky, where she and producer Jim James (vocalist of My Morning Jacket) … Continue reading

Album Review: David Bowie – “Blackstar”

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) –       “Look up here, I’m in heaven I’ve got scars that can’t be seen I’ve got drama, can’t be stolen Everybody knows me now” So sings a ghost. 24 hours ago, we would have remarked that Blackstar is a meandering journey through David Bowie’s monstrous career. Today, we all woke … Continue reading

Album Review: Baroness – “Purple”

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) –       They fell 30 feet. In a bus. Off of a viaduct. That Baroness survived is incredible. That Purple is as good as it is proves not even an event this catastrophic could damage the Savannah, GA band’s vision and resiliency. After 2012’s aforementioned accident, it would have been completely … Continue reading

Album Review: Cage The Elephant – “Tell Me I’m Pretty”

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) –     It’s hard to believe that it has been six years since “Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked”; the breakthrough single for Kentucky’s Cage The Elephant. That song should have been the beginning and end of their story, but through their willingness to expand their sound, they’ve managed to persevere. Their … Continue reading

Year in Review: The Best Concerts of 2015

We invited our team of contributors to share some of their favourite concerts of 2015. Many identify with their top picks on a personal level where a concert was the highlight of their summer. For some, their list represents a culmination of 2015’s hard work; and others select clear stand-outs amidst the transforming process of discovering … Continue reading

Year in Review: The Best Songs of 2015

We invited our team of contributors to share some of their favourite songs of 2015. Many identify with their top picks on a personal level where the song is the soundtrack to their year; for some, their list represents a culmination of 2015’s hard work; and others select clear stand-outs amidst the transforming process of … Continue reading

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