Opened in 2008 and nestled away from the busy Corydon Avenue strip, this take-out bakery certainly knows how to do it right.
Since the release of Toronto-based trio Austra’s debut record, Feel It Break, back in May, the band has been lauded by the likes of NME and Pitchfork, and has been shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize.
Driving down most commercially zoned city streets is like reading the phonebook.
Known as “diiiverse” online, 20-year-old Emmeline Guerrero’s alter ego is not a caped crime fighter by cover of darkness. Instead she works hard for the money by day, and blogs and designs by night.
Local duo Cannon Bros has unleashed a heck of a debut LP.
Basements, garages and lofts. These are the places where most people store old magazines, park their cars and hide all variety of contraband. These rooms exist on the periphery of your house and your consciousness, but it is in these places that a good deal of musical creation and production occurs.
It all started with a child’s fascination. In 1986, on a family trip to Montana and with a camera in hand, 12-year-old Leif Norman wanted to photograph a cactus.
When you’re getting props from campus radio stations, local alt-weeklies and scene veterans like Greg MacPherson, you’ve got to be doing something right.
This album will transport you to a place that is forever sunny and uncluttered.
Waitin’ and Seein’ is an album of rock ‘n’ roll energy.
Brotherly love takes on a whole new definition for Ontario indie rockers San Sebastian, who seemingly tore up the Canadian music scene overnight.
The third disc from Toronto dream-pop friends Ohbijou is a beautiful little treat.
More music this week
Jack Juston’s creative output as part of Vancouver band No Gold is more than just playing picturesque tunes sparked with hip moving beats. He believes it is a more general undertaking.
I like relationships. Not only do I like relationships, but I’d like to be in one.
Tea Story, a Japanese-style tea and waffle house, is a fairly recent addition to the Osborne strip, situated in the recently renovated red brick building at the northeast corner of Confusion Corner.
From Gainsville, Florida, the duo of Nick Roberts and Josh Morris deliver a sparse, beautiful little EP here.
Indie-rock label Brassland is turning 10 years old this month.
On Matthew Barber’s sixth release he’s taken a DIY approach.
They say they’re Vancouver’s legendary folk cabaret band - and after one spin I believe them.