Anyone who has ever seen anything by local film hero Guy Maddin knows two things. First, his work leans strongly toward the creepy. Second, it could never be confused with anyone else’s work. Maddin’s latest project is no exception.
Sometimes it takes a while for people to realize what they are meant to do. Such was the case for local fashion photographer Lisa Varga.
There are a few hits and a few misses, but everyone’s heart was in the right place on this tribute disc.
Whether you recognize him from Tokyo Police Club or not, Graham Wright delivers a lasting impression on his debut solo album Shirts vs. Skins.
The definition of “do-it-yourself” changes quite often, but Jay Crocker sets a totally new standard for all DIY rockers.
It isn’t often that Winnipeg makes a name for itself among bands from out of town, especially those from across the border.
The Radical Book Fair and DIY Fest, happening Sept. 23-25, is set to push some boundaries and open some eyes.
When Karkwa received the 2010 Polaris Music Prize for Les Chemins de Verre, most of Canada had yet to hear of the Quebec band.
More music this week
Capturing sound is an art, and one of Winnipeg’s best new artists in the field of sound recording is Jeff Patteson.
Times are tough for the arts. Let’s face it: funding is always cut in the first round of government purges. As such, the creative community is left to rally around itself.
Little Scream proves to us in its name that its music can be quite contradictory – and that’s OK to an extent. Little Scream (Laurel Sprengelmeyer) uses her piercing pitch to seduce you into the not so painfully slow record.
The latest novel from Manitoba-born author Miriam Toews is at once a departure from previous works and a continuation of the themes and the voices that readers have come to expect.
Roots fans rejoice! Fearing & White is a double dose of bluesy, Celtic sound from artists Stephen Fearing and Andy White. Hailing from Canada, Fearing has finally collaborated with long-time friend and musician Andy White to produce the pair’s debut album.
The widespread downsizing and bankruptcies among mainstream (and especially print) media over the last few years has remained at the fringe of most people’s consciousness. Page One: Inside The New York Times gives the troubled newspaper a variety of human faces and a clear, if sometimes contradictory, voice.
Finding myself wandering in the dark among people grasping candles was a scenario I thought only possible in a sacred ritual.
Compared to film, theatre has a more difficult time producing bone chilling fear.
After nearly 10 years in the business, three studio albums and a slew of production and collaboration credits, Toronto singer-songwriter Royal Wood is glad to have the respect of his fans and the industry – but don’t even mention slowing down
Vancouver duo Drawn Ship just released its debut disc, the intimately huge Low Domestic.