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Tony Ferrari of OAF.  Photo by Kate Fobert.

Q&A with Tony Ferrari of OAF

Half-vegan cafe, half-event space, D-Beatstro united moshers of all ages on the third day of Toronto hardcore festival Not Dead Yet (NDY). The afternoon matinee crowd was sizeable yet intimate as punks chilled at tables with juice and cookies, or mobbed the bands onstage to thrash their hearts out. Vancouver’s OAF were the third band …

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Photo by Skyler Ash.

Hottest places to get a cold treat in Toronto

What are you craving? Walking around the diverse city of Toronto, you probably crave a whole host of things. Delicious smells waft out of all sorts of shops downtown, but none quite as wonderful as those that come from ice cream shops. I searched the city for the best ice cream shops and found three …

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No Joy performing at 
the Hoxton. Photo courtesy Steven Dimitropoulos.

No Joy for the indie audience, but true shoegaze for noise lovers

Montreal shoegaze quartet No Joy opened for indie rock band DIIV on Oct. 11 in Toronto. Originally scheduled for The Danforth Music Hall, the show moved to The Hoxton Nightclub, a dingy warehouse venue on Bathurst Street. Also playing were San Francisco’s Dirty Ghosts and Brooklyn’s Sunflower Bean, but neither band produced the otherworldly feeling …

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Yazmin Harris. Photo by Faizan Valimohamed

Street Style: The World MasterCard Toronto Fashion Week

David Pecaut Square has never looked better in its lifetime. This season, even despite of the chilly weather, fashion enthusiasts everywhere descended on the World MasterCard Fashion Week in Toronto. Everyone from the models, the photographers, even the people passing through the streets looked their best and weren’t afraid to express themselves through their clothes. …

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Into Her Future and Past: Michelle McAdorey

Michelle McAdorey’s hiatus from recording can be summed up in four words: “I had a kid.” The latest LP, Into Her Future, from the former Crash Vegas frontwoman was released on October 30th, marking the first new album that McAdorey has put out in over 10 years. Though motherhood took precedence over her love for …

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