MUSIC

A Little Bit of Everything in Toronto

words+curation/ UMRAN CHOWDHURY picture/ MEGAN SIBLEY If you’re looking for RnB and HipHop music, then Toronto is definitely the #1 place to look. We find ourselves discovering new music every week. New artists, new sounds and new captions for our instagrams. We’re able to earn the aux cord privileges regardless of where we sit in the […]

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CASETTE TAPES AND VAPORWAVE: LOST ANGLES OTTAWA

words & pictures / KEEGAN HUGHES When was the last time you listened to a cassette tape?  Probably at least a decade ago, right?  Would listening to one now bring back nostalgia-soaked memories of a simpler time? As it turns out, there’s a label in Ottawa producing brand new content on the old-school medium.  They’re called […]

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MUSIC

OPENING UP FOR YOUR FAV ARTIST: 4AM

words / DAVID MONK   Whether writing a head-nodding hook, producing a wall-shaking bass line, or rocking a wildly jumping crowd; Ottawa’s up-and-coming rapper, Jonathan Brown, can seemingly do it all. Brown is one half of the two man hip-hop group, 4AM, and spends most of his days writing lyrics, producing music and as of late, […]

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FASHION, MUSIC

MOVING ON UP: DJ KONDO

words / KEEGAN HUGHES pictures / CHRISTIAN KONDO Once upon a time, a young man named Christian Kondo-Pania moved from Congo to Canada.  Gone were the familiar surroundings of Kinshasa, his birth country’s capital, replaced by Parliament Hill and other Ottawa landmarks. As he grew in Canada, Kondo-Pania would find his passion in basketball.  He played all throughout […]

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MUSIC

FEBRUARY PLAYLIST

curation + words / WILL KAHNERT We’re going on month four of the hell that is a winter spent in Ottawa. Worry not, only a few more weeks until we can start complaining about spring weather. Until then, these energetic tunes will help you get through the home stretch of the season. In this playlist you’ll […]

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MUSIC

Top Albums of 2016

words/ KEEGAN HUGHES + KENYON HOLNESS + ARMAN SADRZADEH + ADRIAN YONG *This article was written collaboratively by four young boys from Ajax-Pickering* Other publications tend to put out their year-end lists before the numbers tick over.  Not us over here at the DTS.  That would be entirely too predictable.  We’ll release our list WEEKS into […]

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JANUARY PLAYLIST

curation + words / NATALIE HARMSEN 2017 is just beginning and like a whirlwind—filled with snow and ice—January is almost over. If you’re like me, and you need some songs to mellow out to while taking time to reflect on your yearly epiphanies, then this escapism playlist is for you. It’s a mish-mash of indie oriented […]

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