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Fridays Live: D.O. and Robb Johannes from Paint

Fridays Live: D.O. and Robb Johannes from Paint

Fridays Live is a an audio series showcasing Canadian talent. Each week, we’ll bring in two artists for an interview and live performance. D.O. Canadian rapper D.O. (Defy the Odds) has worked with Maestro Fresh Wes, Saukrates and Classified. He’s also broken a Guinness World Record in 2003 for rapping for the longest time. His fourth studio album Down Home […]

by Alexa Huffman· · Arts & Life, Audio, Media, Music, Videos
Fridays Live: Virginia to Vegas and Plaid on Flannel

Fridays Live: Virginia to Vegas and Plaid on Flannel

Fridays Live is a an audio series showcasing Canadian talent. Each week, we’ll bring in two artists for an interview and live performance. Virginia to Vegas Alexa Huffman chatted with Virginia to Vegas, otherwise known as Derik John Baker. He grew up in a small town in Ontario and his debut single, “We Are Stars,” has currently moved up to number […]

Fridays Live: Kayla Dunn and 9YRS perform live

Fridays Live: Kayla Dunn and 9YRS perform live

Fridays Live is a an audio series showcasing Canadian talent. Each week, we’ll bring in two artists for an interview and live performance. Kayla Dunn Kayla Dunn is an indie singer and songwriter from Windsor, Ont. She is also a social work student at Ryerson. She talked with Samantha Lui about her EP, “Fields” and what it’s like to be […]

by Alexa Huffman· · Arts & Life, Audio, Music, Top stories
Fridays Live: JF Robitaille and Weaves stop by the studio

Fridays Live: JF Robitaille and Weaves stop by the studio

Fridays Live is a an audio series showcasing Canadian talent. Each week, we’ll bring in two artists for an interview and live performance. JF Robitaille JF Robitaille is a folk musician from Montreal. His sound has been compared to Bob Dylan, Nick Drake and Leonard Cohen. He was in Toronto this week to play a gig at The Free Times […]

by Samantha Lui· · Arts & Life, Audio, Music

Angry Man On Campus: Polaris Music Prize 2013

  This year, the Polaris Prize went to Montreal post-rock legends Godspeed You! Black Emperor for their album “Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!” The band didn’t actually attend the awards gala, so what really made headlines is a statement they released the next day that thanked the grand jury for selecting their album, while at the same time deriding the Polaris […]

by Josh Kolm· · Opinion