Guide: Modest Mouse

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Go Now, You Are Forgiven—A Guide To Dispatch

By Felipe Vallejo, Feature Photo via ImgArcade Whenever I mention the name Dispatch, I’m responded to with looks of confusion. The name is alien to most who were born in the mid-to-late 90’s, and yet it still surprises me that their success and legacy has become relatively forgotten in this age of the music industry. Long … Continue reading

The Sound Of Dissonance—A Guide To No Wave

By Helena Najm, featured photo via tn2 Magazine Imagine new wave in your head: the structured clothes, the textured music, the succinct pop of a drum as the vibration runs through your body, and connects instantly with your hips. New wave was fun, popular, and upbeat. New wave was punchy. No wave was like being punched … Continue reading

Yea But This Is Life We’re Living—A Guide To July Talk

By Felipe Vallejo, featured photo via Collective Arts Brewing One of the best feelings as a music lover is to hear that a local band has made it big in their respective scene. In Toronto, nothing can compare to how July Talk has been taking the indie scene by storm. Upon releasing their most recent … Continue reading

‘Scuse Me While I Feel Myself—A Guide To 2016’s Women of R&B

By Savana James, Feature Photo via Complex Women in R&B truly dominated 2016 for me, with the release of countless albums, singles, and EPs keeping me hooked all year long. Listed below are a few of my personal favourites this year has blessed me with, and I hope I can impart these blessings unto you. … Continue reading

A Guide To The Best Television Soundtracks Of 2016

By Harry Myles, Feature Photo via Screen Rant The year is rapidly coming to a close and of course, countless year-end lists have now flooded the Internet, ranking the best of television, film, music, and more. However, one trend that seemed more prevalent this year than any other, was the union of music and TV. … Continue reading

The Twenty Best Horror Soundtracks—A Guide To A Spooky Halloween

By James Li, Feature Photo Via NewNowNext Halloween is approaching, meaning it’s the perfect time to delve into a horror movie (or a video game, or a Netflix binge). If you want a truly scary experience, make sure to find a movie with a great score. A good director understands how sound and music are just … Continue reading

Opinions Were Like Kittens, I Was Giving Them Away—A Guide To Modest Mouse

By Gwen Reid, Feature Photo via EW Since their formation in 1992, Modest Mouse has burned brightly, releasing influential, poignant music that comforts souls and dances in eardrums. I started my love affair with the band when they played a live set on the television drama The O.C. at the bar where Seth Cohen worked. … Continue reading

I Want Your Love—A Guide To Future Funk

By Stuart Oakes To be clear, I dislike the term “future funk”. It is not a term I would have come up with. In an ideal world, we would never have to use “future funk” (or “witch house” or “chillwave” or, heaven forbid, “pornogrind”). However, despite the general contempt of genre-perversion in electronic music – … Continue reading

I Can Hear The Heart Breaking As One—A Guide To Orchid Tapes

By Stuart Oakes In 2010, an introverted Ontario College of Art and Design student named Warren Hildenbrand was trying to get his Bradford Cox-inspired solo project, Foxes In Fiction, off the ground. After being motivated by the various tiny, DIY cassette labels he kept coming across, Hildenbrand decided to start a personal label, one designed … Continue reading