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Converse CONS Project Inspires DIY Zines

By: Jennifer Perkin – The Cons Project – a global series of free skate, art, and music seminars run by Converse – gathered a group of young people in their teens and twenties in a Toronto west-end warehouse on Feb. 14 to focus on the art of making zines. While the process involves some technology including printers, laptops … Continue reading

Festival Review: NXNE 2014 – (Spoon, Swans, Spiritualized, METZ, + More)

By: Jennifer Perkin –  Spoon is a band that you are supposed to like – the Austin five-piece are critically acclaimed, they’ve paid their dues, they’ve released a slew of strong records and have constantly evolved as a band. Unfortunately, their headlining slot at Yonge-Dundas Square during NXNE felt a little too safe to live up to their reputation. Technically, the performance … Continue reading

Festival Review: NXNE 2014 – (tUnE-yArDs, The Pizza Underground, Fresh Snow)

By: Jennifer Perkin –    Our NXNE 2014 coverage continues with reviews of experimental pop band tUnE-yArDs, who released their third album, Nikki Nack, on May 5th, 2014 via 4AD, at Massey Hall, New York City-based parody band The Pizza Underground, which features former child actor Macaulay Culkin, at Lee’s Palace, and Toronto-based experimental electronic rock band Fresh … Continue reading

Festival Review: NXNE 2014 – (LOW, Mexican Slang, Guerilla Toss)

By: Jennifer Perkin –    Our NXNE 2014 coverage continues with reviews of Boston noise-punk group Guerilla Toss, who released their new album, Gay Disco, on December 3rd, 2013, at The Great Hall, Toronto-based garage rock band Mexican Slang at Smiling Buddha, who are expected to release their new EP, Inside The Velvet Castle, on July 15th, … Continue reading

Interview: The Kills’ Jamie Hince on Photography, New Songs, and Relearning Guitar

By: Jennifer Perkin –    Jamie Hince is known for a couple of things: being one half of lo-fi rock band The Kills, and being the other half of a certain Kate Moss. But what you may not know is that he is also a keen photographer and is about to open his first exhibit … Continue reading

Album Review: Amen Dunes – “Love”

By: Jennifer Perkin –      Damon McMahon’s story is one-in-a-million – a former New York musician residing in China when Chicago label Locust Music discovered his long-shelved solo bedroom recordings and set them for release in 2009. McMahon promptly returned to the US to tour behind his long-delayed debut and subsequently released new material … Continue reading

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