Category: Music

Jessica Speziale – The Awakening EP

*header photo by Bobby Singh, FOH Photo The Awakening is a 3 song EP from Toronto rock chick, Jessica Speziale that was released May 4th at The Hideout.  The EP features three songs, The Feels, Wildfire and The Orchid, with…

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Mushy Callahan – The Revelations EP

Four brothers from West Coast Canada, Mushy Callahan made the move to Toronto for their music. Fast forward to their third release, Revelations and the move has proven to be the right one. Bookending the EP are the two best songs: …

Nando’s Music Exchange – Taking Canadian Music overseas

We were already addicted to their delicious food, so when we heard that Nando’s Canada is also a supporter of independent music and up and coming artists, our love for them grew past their ability to make magic with chicken. Nandos…

Live Music Tuesday – HAIM at Massey Hall

Sister act HAIM, (not affiliated with Whoopi Goldberg) have been performing since childhood. However, not until the release of their 2012 EP, Forever, did surface as. Two albums later and coveted opening spots for artists like Florence and the Machine,…

The wonder women of South by Southwest

At this year’s South by South West I felt an intense undercurrent of fem power running throughout the entire conference and festival. Flipping through the various programs for the different aspects of the conference (Film, Interactive, and Music), there were…

Sammus at The Baby G

Cornell PhD student and rapper, Enongo Lumumba-Kasongonamed, named herself Sammus in honour of the famous Nintendo-based Metroid heroine, crafting music she refers to as “black girl nerd rap.” Hailing from Ithaca, New York, the talented artist headlined a set at Toronto’s…