Ora Cogan

Hearing Crickets

“There was the ethos of wanting to create a vindicating sonic space that felt good, and then there were the actual landscapes.”


Music Festival Lineup Diversity

Be Better

As festival season has officially kicked off with the arrival of summer, I pose the age old question: Where are the femme, non-binary, and trans musicians?


Vancouver Mural Fest

Cooling Down The Hot Seat

“Murals have the potential to bring awareness to things that need more of it, and that’s where we see the power of the artform, and we hope to work with people in the community to help do that.”


The Psychic Alliance

A Shot Of Adrenaline

“Art should be spiritual. Art is what church should be. What religion fails to give people, art can supply.”


Can’t Lit

A Backdoor To Canadian Literature

“Everyone wants to see the same version of Canadian literature that’s so clean, I want to see messier things.”



Siren Songs

“I want to juxtapose beauty and dissonance.”

Under Review

Aktu El Shabazz

F.L.O.W Vol. I reads like a personal anthology of Atku El Shabazz fighting for the spotlight as an independent rapper, and communicating his experience of…

Under Review

Kim Gray

Kim Gray began his exploration of textured synths and lo-fi vocals in his solo debut, Backseat Bingo. Released in 2014, the EP was a departure…