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Author Archives: Dusty Exner

About Dusty Exner

Dusty Exner is the frontperson of the sweatiest and sexiest punk'n'roll band in Canada, Kill Matilda. When she's not watching Star Trek, playing nintendo or eating perogies, she's a writer, feminist, nerd, ADHD kid and anthropologist.

Dear Chrissie Hynde: Back the F*ck Up

In a recent interview with Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders, Hynde stated that Miley Cyrus isn’t “doing feminism any favors” with her. In the same article, Hynde takes responsibility for a gang rape she suffered in her youth, basically by…

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Musician’s Guilt!

I just did an album release. If you’ve been a musician who released an album, you probably know there are a lot of steps involved. The more seriously you take your music as a career, the more steps there are…

The Action Bronson/NXNE Controversy; Censorship or Common Sense?

*feature image by Alex Payne This week, Action Bronson, a controversial rapper from New York, had his performance at Yonge-Dundas Square cancelled due to a petition that received over 37,000 signatures. There was a lot of shade thrown on both sides…

Canadian Music Week – the musician’s POV

Recently Canadian Music Week tornado’ed itself through Toronto. For music fans that means that your favourite bands are going to descend upon the city to grace you with their amazing tunes. You may also discover some new faves among the…

Addicted to Love? Being Married in 2015

I have always been a romantic at heart. I got started dating early and by 19 was already living with a boyfriend after a long string of semi-serious relationships. Then I met my best friend, and shortly after that fell…