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Band spotlight: Seoul

Some music is made to be experienced with company — it sets the tone at parties or during your favourite homemade drinking game. Others are meant to be processed individually, allowing the listener to enjoy at a deeper level. Montréal electronic band Seoul combines aspects of individuality and extroversion in their new album, I Become A Shade, …

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Look from the COS Autumn/Winter 2015 collection. Photos courtesy of COS.

Canada welcomes another international retailer: COS

There’s a new competitor in Canada’s high-end fashion market. Collection of Style (COS), a fashion retailer owned by the same group as H&M, is opening shop in Montreal and Toronto this fall or winter. COS started selling their functional and modern fashion for men, women and children in 2007. Since then they have expanded from …

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Photo taken by Trevor Hewitt

Tagging along: A look inside Toronto’s graffiti world

Names have been altered in the following story to protect the subjects’ identities. Some say “Five–O,” others say “Dip.” There are many different words, but in graffiti terms they all mean the same thing: drop whatever you’re doing and get the hell out of there. The cops are coming. As Canada’s largest city, Toronto has …

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AA Wallace performs at the Magpie Taproom. Photo taken by Andrea Vacl.

Getting Loose With AA Wallace

A thumping bassline, a slow drum beat and a melodic synthesizer riff resonates through the dimly lit Magpie Taproom. At the back of the bar, AA Wallace listens to his band play his new song “Secret Name” — without the vocals. Satisfied with the sound, he goes back on stage for a last run-through of …

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