Song Of The Week: Lorde—“Green Light”

By Samantha Capaldi, Feature Photo via Billboard It was only a few weeks ago that I had mentioned to my friend that I was really in need of some new Lorde material. In the way that the world works, Lorde released her single, “Green Light,” soon after. The debut track off of her upcoming album, … Continue reading

A Peek Into demo’s History

By Stuart Oakes Internet archaeologists (IA) have discovered a missing link in the history of the famously well-respected and mythically lush University of Toronto student publication demo. Earlier today, IA students stumbled upon demoharthouse.blogspot.ca/ during an excavation in the Search Facebook region. The blogspot is an earlier iteration of the demo website that appears to have operated between … Continue reading

Angsty 1/4 Life Crisis—A Playlist

By Lara Franklin, Feature Photo via imgur Everyone seems to have their lives together; they’re part of every club on campus, have a wicked job, a crazy scholarship, steady marks, and a shwifty new haircut. Then you look at yourself: struggling to open a textbook, wearing the same pajamas to tutorial for the fifth week in a row, and trying not to leave … Continue reading

Song Of The Week: The Sorority—“Ladies’ Night”

By Isaac Fox, Feature Photo via NOW In celebration of International Women’s Day, all-female rap quartet The Sorority have just dropped their second song/video “Ladies’ Night,” a funky, soulful, and modern tribute to the female rappers who inspired them, and to women worldwide. The Tamera Russell produced song is an eponymous nod to the 1997 song … Continue reading

Album Review: Post Malone—“Stoney”

By Emma Kelly, Feature Photo via Bluntiq Riding on the December release of Post Malone’s long-awaited debut studio album, Stoney, was one pertinent question: did he have the musical chops to rise above his novelty status as the millennial equivalent of Vanilla Ice (or, unkinder still, a less self-aware Redfoo from LMFAO) and actually make … Continue reading

Show Review: Tim Darcy At The Drake Hotel

Story & Photos by Tyson Moll, 
Just as Wiarton’s prophecy was coming to pass, I moseyed down below the Drake Hotel, one of the most beautiful venue spaces I’ve had the chance to experience in the city. After the packed-as-sardines Homeshake concert a couple months back in the now retired Silver Dollar, it was great … Continue reading

Song Of The Week: Hodgy—“Glory”

By Savana James, Feature Photo via The Four Oh Five Former Odd Future member Hodgy Beats released one of 2016’s most underrated albums. Fireplace:TheNotTheOtherside was a refreshing collection of some pretty solid tracks that emerged  from the ashes of the depressing Odd Future breakup . The album showcases the triumph of an artist reborn. One … Continue reading

Album Review: Animal Collective—“The Painters EP”

By Harry Myles, Feature Photo via AXS Nearly a year after the release of 2016’s chaotic Painting With, experimental pop trio Animal Collective are back with a companion piece, The Painters EP. Released on February 17, 2017, The Painters is Animal Collective’s eighth EP and the first since 2013’s Monkey Been to Burn Town. The … Continue reading

Buskers Of The TTC—Print Issue 2016

Story and Photos by Rachel Evangeline Chiong, Cover Photo of Dieufaite This article originally appeared in demo 12, our 2015/2016 print issue. You can find a PDF of the print issue here. They are the distant echoes teasing the edges of your ears, instantly spiking your senses as you turn the corner and try to sate … Continue reading

Album Review: Sampha—“Process”

By Keshav Sharma-Jaitly, Feature Photo via NYLON Sampha is an artist that has built his entire career on collaborations, from his early work with SBTRKT, to his more recent collaborations with Drake, Solange, and Kanye West. This is what makes the title of his long-awaited debut record, Process, so poignant— it’s taken him awhile to get … Continue reading