Interview with the Punch Up Collective
EDITORIAL: MAJOR NEWSPAPERS SHOULD GIVE BACK FACEBOOK GRANTS
Money should go to the local independent news outlets the digital giant has hurt worst
SCOTT THOMPSON: KID IN THE HALL, OUT TO THE WORLD
"[The school shooting] was 40 years ago for me, and I can tell you that when things like that happen to you they never really leave you. You can patch it over, but it’s like patching up an old sofa: Occasionally the stuffing will continue to come out. That’s how I feel now, like the stuffing is coming out."
IGLOOFEST: THE ONLY OUTDOOR FESTIVAL WORTH ATTENDING IN WINTER
By name alone, Igloofest seems like a bad idea. But peek inside its icy walls and you realize not only is it worth the trip, but it’s the best outdoor festival you’ll go to all winter.
NO OBLIGATIONS: THE GROWING PAINS AND TONAL LANES OF OUGHT
Canadian post-punk group Ought talk about stressful tension, Life Without Buildings influences, and their rapid rise to fame.
HYPE MAN: WHY MAC DEMARCO’S APPEAL IS THE WORST BEST THING
When we accept a musician as the image they’ve designed, intentionally or not, we tell them they’re good enough.
CELTIC ESCAPE: SOUL STIRRING TRADITIONAL MUSIC IN NOVA SCOTIA
If you’ve had enough of the Boston scene and are craving an aural adventure with mettle (not metal, ahem) and authenticity, Nova Scotia has it going on.
POST-NEWS POST-PUNK: VIET CONG’S LONG-AWAITED RISE TO THE TOP
Canadian post-punk act Viet Cong talk expectations, let downs, and the best ways to die.
DANCING AT THE DISCOTHEQUE WITH STARS
"People who fell in love with Funeral and You Forgot It In People were having sex for the first time and getting stoned for the first time and wanting to move out of their house and realizing that life sucks -- aka growing up. We happened to be lucky enough to be there."