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Album Review: Innerworld by Electric Youth

­­Synth-pop duo, Electric Youth recently released their first full-length album, Innerworld, through Canadian label Last Gang Records. The duo, hailing from Hamilton, Ont. consists of producer Austin Garrick and vocalist Bronwyn Griffin. With Innerworld they have created a mystifying, dreamy escape around themes of adolescent hopes and teenage anxiety. The whole album is reminiscent of …

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Screaming into the void: Teenager’s Chris Swimmings

It’s hard to put a name to Teenanger’s sound because they’re always changing it. Their style has shifted from bluesy garage rock in their 2010 debut, Give Me Pink; faster and angrier post-punk with Frights in 2012; and a cleaner, synth-laden sound in their 2013 LP Singles Don’t $ell.  Most recently, they’ve adopted proto-punk and …

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Sneakerheads on the rise in Canada

By definition, a sneakerhead is someone who collects a lot of sneakers. From Vancouver to Montreal, sneakers have become a large part of fashion and, for some, a lifestyle. According to trends expert Sarah Kelsey from Global’s The Morning Show, sneakers came into full popularity about 20 years ago with the hip-hop culture. Since then, …

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TIFF Review: The Theory of Everything

When people think of Stephen Hawking, thoughts of complex mathematics, cosmology and physics come to mind — topics that the everyday person is not too well versed in. What The Theory of Everything achieves that saves it from becoming inaccessible, is that it delves into the humanity and emotionality of Hawking’s life and makes his …

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