Become an Addict – Music and Lyrics

Sitting in the dark, sharp looking object in hand – from one angle this portrait of a young man looks torturous.  Destruction and self mutilation – is that what’s really happening? Take a closer look, and see what’s really going…

LXRY: Predator and Prey

There’s always a simpler dynamic when it comes to two-piece bands. With less cooks in the kitchen, two-piece bands have the advantage of achieving a clearer direction in sound and style due to there being less channels for dissent to…

Surferblood: Sundried Venom

Surferblood‘s second spin Pythons is somewhat living in the reverberated shadow of Astro Coast, the band’s original solid surf song. Pythons is pared down, and seems to strike with dead-on melodies and chord progressions.The likes of “Gravity”, “Squeezing Blood” and…

Welcome to El Catrin

Nestled in the heart of the distillery district in Toronto is the newly opened Mexican restaurant El Catrin. Located at 18 Tank house lane, El Catrin is the perfect mix of a stunning indoor restaurant featuring a collection of eye-catching folk…

New Music Addiction – Frank Turner

The British are famous for exporting so much great music to North America, and they’ve produced yet another gem in the form of Frank Turner – my latest new music addiction. With some very auspicious beginnings, including an education at…

Computer Chess

Does Computer Chess Checkmate?

Computer Chess is a glimpse into an annual competition of machine vs. machine where chess computer programs face off against each other circa the 1980s. A nostalgic glance with hindsight perspective on attitudes towards computers and technological advancement, the movie shows the…