Tagged Music

New Music: Milo

By Matt Hume, September 6 2017 —  Over the course of his career, Rory Ferreira has called himself many names. Some know him as Scallops Hotel, but most recognize him simply as Milo. Since his twin EPs in 2013, Things That Happen at Day and Things That Happen at Night, Milo has honed a style…

Frosh 2017: Entertainment

By Matt Hume MUSIC It’s the perfect time to enjoy live music in Calgary — new venues are constantly popping up alongside a wide array of classic spots for every taste. For everything from rock to hip-hop, Broken City on 11 Ave. has your back. The rowdy Ship & Anchor Pub on 17 Ave. scratches that…

One Love hip-hop festival returns to Calgary at new venue

By Scott Christensen, August 2 2017 — Now in its third year, Calgary’s annual hip-hop and R&B music festival is facing some changes. One Love Music Festival will now be a one-day event on Aug. 4, instead of its previous two-day stretch on labour day weekend. They’ve also moved from Elliston Park to the larger…

Local record label owner talks activism through music

By Scott Christensen, June 23, 2017 — Inner Ocean Records is a Calgary record label that mainly releases lo-fi and experimental hip-hop music. The label, which began in 2012, recently released Bless Vol. 1 — the proceeds of which will be donated to help Syrian civilians during the ongoing civil war. Cory Giordano began the label…

A serious review of Lady Gaga’s “Christmas Tree”

By Derek Baker, November 29 2016 — In 2008, Lady Gaga released one of the most unappreciated holiday songs in existence, “Christmas Tree.” However, it has recently come to my attention that many individuals think this song is some weird perverted metaphor for sex, to which I reply, “get your head out of the gutter.”…

What is your Christmas song?

By Gurman Sahota, November 29 2016 — So you want a soundtrack to your holiday or you really want to blow off some much-needed exam studying. Either way, put your ugliest christmas sweater on and answer these questions to find the perfect holiday song for your holiday self.

Photo recap: Sled Island Day 4

By Jason Herring, Liv Ingram and Jarrett Edmund with photos by Jarrett Edmund — June 26, 2016 Our fourth day of Sled Island began at Tubby Dog for Victoria’s Fountains. Blending vaguely surf-rock moments with ’70s post-punk sensibilities, Fountains’ capricious sound is endlessly likeable and fun. As the band’s sound exploded into a frenzied peak…

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