Demo Magazine Download: Issues 1-8 (2007-2012)

By Stuart Oakes Demo’s earliest issues are finally available online! Download a PDF file of Demo issues 1-8 below. Past editors and contributors can be found here, and physical copies of past issues can be found at the UofT Archives.   → Demo 1 (2007) → Demo 2 (2008) → Demo 3 (2008) → Demo 4 (2009) → Demo 5 (2009) … Continue reading

Guide: Modest Mouse

Artwork by Grace Guimond, Feature Photo via Nouse    

Album Review: Foxygen—“Hang”

By Tyson Moll, Feature Photo via Cara Robbins/Pitch Perfect PR Foxygen want you to believe that their fourth album Hang is a “cosmic California death game of highway chicken”; a limbo between life and death. Hang is taking a rather maximalist approach. In this, it departs from the psychedelic-folk of previous albums, such as 2013’s acclaimed We are … Continue reading

Show Review: Local Natives at The Danforth Music Hall

By Hazel Sands, Feature Photo via The Fader For the first time in three and a half years, Local Natives graced Toronto with their presence. During this leg of the tour, the opening act is the Montreal-based Little Scream, whose energy and charisma were more than enough to make up for the tech issues and lack … Continue reading

Album Review: Rag’n’Bone Man—“Human”

By Felipe Vallejo, featured photo via Mydaybydaymusic Until recently, the name Rag’n’Bone Man was probably unheard of unless you were part of the indie hip-hop scene in rural England. After his debut release Human, his powerful soul voice is gracing the ears of people all over the world.    Born and raised off of blues … Continue reading

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

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

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