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Powerhouse Vocalists You Need To Hear

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Written by Kelsey Shue

As a kid, I prayed for a powerhouse voice like Joan Jett or Janis Joplin. Alas, I didn’t get blessed with one of those voices, but there’s still good news – a lot of ladies did. I’ve crafted a playlist with a few of my favourite female singers – both well-known and underrated. Naturally, this doesn’t come close …

What It’s Like Interning At An Indie Record Label

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Written by Madeline Cronin

Most people hear the word intern and they assume that you get coffee for all the important people that work at the company. For me, that was not the case, quite the opposite in fact. I never had to get coffee for anyone.

I interned at SideOneDummy records in Los Angeles, CA for a year and …

Up-And-Comer Spotlight : Sure

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Listen up, dudes. I’m always on the hunt for some stellar local talent, so when I stumbled on to Sure, I knew I hit the jackpot.

Not only is this trio from Toronto, but their music is something that I personally find unique to the local scene. While they only have one recorded song out right now (check it on Spotify!), you …

Pierce The Veil rock the Rest In Space tour

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Written by Jonelle Mandseth

It doesn’t matter if you’re a former emo kid or total astronomy nerd; Pierce The Veil’s Rest In Space tour is where you need to be, like, now.

The tour, which kicked off February 17th in Oregon, held its fifth show of the tour in Edmonton Thursday night, doing no shortage in leaving …

Andy Black – The Homecoming Tour: Curtain Call

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Written by Jonelle Mandseth

If fans unintentionally break the barricade within the first ten minutes of the night, you know that something impressive is in store.

Emos and non-emos alike pooled to Edmonton’s Starlite Room Sunday night to see the Emo King himself, Andy Black, perform debut solo album The Shadow Side. Black, who is more …

Pit Etiquette – Hints & Tips from Photographers

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Written by Lexi Shannon

If you’re sitting here reading this, I’ll assume you’re in the same boat I was in a few months ago. You have a camera and know how to work it, have shot a few local shows, have a publication to contribute to, and the best part? Just scored a photo pass to your favorite band’s show.

For me, …

Artist Spotlight: Yuna

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Written by Shasha Abushara

You know that feeling you get when you’re driving around with some of your favorite people and you don’t have anywhere to be or anything to worry about? It’s arguably one of the best feelings in the world and the only thing better than that is finding music that makes you feel that way, too. Yuna is a …

Devendra Banhart takes on Orlando

Written by Marimar Toledo

Going to concerts alone may seem like a frightening journey but can actually be so enjoyable. Not that jamming with friends or making asses of yourselves dancing your booties off together on a dance floor isn’t fun in its own way, but there are certain artists you sometimes enjoy in solitude. When I’m thinking about life, reading a book or …

Waterparks: Putting the Pop in a Pop-Punk Show

Written by Cappella Santos Brown

I was not by any means front row for Waterparks’ show in San Antonio, Texas, but even from the back of the venue, I felt their energy.

The pop-punk trio from Houston truly took full advantage of the sold-out headlining show to pack a punch in a 60-minute set. In the few years that …

Photos: Navigate The Sky – Horseshoe Tavern (Toronto)

Check out our photos of Navigate The Sky at the Horseshoe Tavern (Toronto, ON) on February 11th. Photos by Josh Moody.