Bilingual Songwriting and Adapting to Toronto’s Shrinking Live Music Scene—An Interview with Desiire

By Isaac Fox (@1nikofox) Desiire is one of Toronto’s most promising new artists, whose use of bright, organic instrumentation sets him apart from the city’s signature brooding R&B. I first heard Desiire’s music a year ago at Kensington Market’s Poetry Jazz Cafe, where he stunned the room with an unreleased acoustic track that he casually mentioned he … Continue reading

Opinion: Homosexuality In Hip Hop & R&B

By Afra Foli Frank Ocean’s “coming out” a day before the release of his album created a lot of commotion in the music industry. The internet went wild, which may seem crazy considering that all Ocean said was he once fell in love with another man. But we cannot forget that this is the world … Continue reading