One of Dev Hynes’ early demos for Sky Ferreira’s “Everything Is Embarrassing” leaked earlier today, along with two rejected Britney Spears demos. It’s always interesting to see how pop songs transform from demo to final product: here, some of the lyrics are different and Hynes works his way around the beat different from Ferreira does, [...]
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Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq won this year’s Polaris Music Prize for her album, Animism, beating out Arcade Fire, Drake, and Mac DeMarco. In her acceptance speech, she encouraged people to wear and eat seal and said, “fuck PETA.” This year’s award gala was held in Toronto earlier tonight and featured performances from Mac DeMarco, [...]
The growing popularity and diversity of Canadian comics and graphic literature raises questions around how a culture and place presents itself to the world.
Sondre Lerche dealt with a difficult divorce going into the sessions for his latest album, Please, but it’s the greatest thing he’s ever done, and tells us about the saxophone solo that may have changed his life (yes, it’s on the record).
Noir, as a definitive term, is elusive and always out of reach, as are dreams. So what are we to do with Fear in the Night, a noir that traffics in dreams?