MUSIC

Ruth B’s Newest Pianist Rooted in Faith

words/ MEGAN SIBLEY When you ask 20-year-old Sidone Harrison who he looks up to most as a musician, he has a list. It is as though he has thought about it, and rehearsed the names in his mind. Those he admires are all musicians: ranging from drummers to music directors, and everything in between. But […]

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In Between: Anderson .Paak

words + curation / ARMAN SADZRADEH If you’re as big an Anderson .Paak fan as me (or maybe you aren’t but you can’t deny his talent and musicianship), you may be growing a little restless waiting for his next album. We always seem to be consuming music faster than artists can put out – the recent […]

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MUSIC

MARCH MUSIC ROUNDUP

words / ADRIAN YONG The end of February, leading into March has been a stellar time for music releases. Here’s a few albums and singles that personally stood out and I recommend you all check out. Sidenote, rest in peace Chuck Berry, you are and always will be a legend of modern music. Anyway, here’s the […]

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MUSIC

MARCH PLAYLIST

curation + words / DAKOTA EVANS With warm weather fast approaching, and days where the thermometer is in the positive numbers have been teasing us.  This playlist here is to help you through the final stretch of these treacherous elements. The weather can’t seem to make up its mind, and sometimes you can’t either. This playlist was […]

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MUSIC

OBLIGATORY ‘MORE LIFE’ REVIEW

words/ MIKE BARRY Drake’s ability to push the envelope of hip-hop almost never fails to impress, and his latest playlist – no, not album – is an instant classic amongst a successful string of blockbuster releases. The fact that More Life, released March 18, is stylized as a playlist rather than a traditional album recognizes […]

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LIFESTYLE + CULTURE, MUSIC

WILL SUNRISE RECORDS HELP OR HURT CANADIAN MUSIC ?

words / EMMA DAVIS With the sun setting quickly on all 102 Canadian HMV stores, Sunrise Records is gearing up to take over four former HMVs in Ottawa, including their Rideau Centre location, and revamp the mall music store with more vinyl and support for Ottawa artists. The vinyl announcement comes directly from Sunrise Records President […]

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MUSIC

NATURE AND MAGIC MUSIC: LUNA LI

words / KEEGAN HUGHES  After packing a Honda Civic with as many instruments and healthy snacks as they could, the four-piece band Luna Li hit the road for their first ever tour. The Toronto-based band has been playing shows in the GTA for a while now, but decided it was time to take a trip to […]

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