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Merkules

You are on your way to a job interview, an intramural flag-football game, or a tinder date and you are trying to get psyched. It’s…

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Carmen Pollard

The final screening of DOXA 2017 was For Dear Life (2017) at The Cinematheque. If the audience was festival weary, they didn’t show it. For…

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Here Be Monsters

“I have no idea where this will lead us, but I have a definite feeling it will be a place both wonderful and strange.” You…

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Carleigh Baker

Bad Endings is a short-story collection close to home. From SkyTrain stations to hospital waiting rooms, Vancouver-based Carleigh Baker employs the familiar locales of the…

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Syrinx

Tumblers from the Vault [Tumblers] is the reissued collected works of Toronto band Syrinx (1970-72), recently released by RVNG from the coffers of Canadian indie…

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Sarah Davachi

Simplicity may be your first impression upon listening to Sarah Davachi’s new full length album All My Circles Run. But don’t be fooled at first…

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Lou Phelps

On his latest solo project 001: Experiments, Lou Phelps is not just standing out. He is having fun at it. The Montreal native has been…

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Jessie Reyez

The seven electrifying songs on Toronto-based Jessie Reyez’s Kiddo simmer on a bed of heartbreak and intimate storytelling. Jessie’s refreshingly unique persona is evident with…

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Laydy Jams

Amidst the blinding whiteness and pervasive bro culture of Vancouver’s music industry, Laydy Jams have made a home for themselves, and for anyone else who…

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Birthday Bitch

26 is the second EP from Birthday Bitch, their first being a two track demo. The latest release from the Vancouver trio captures nuanced melodies…