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In the conclusion of my two part interview with Ndidi Onukwulu we talk breaking genre...

David Basskin, host of Stolen Moments on Jazz FM.91, recently said of singer-songwriter Ndidi Onukwulu, “The extraordinary Ndidi Onukwulu–she’s got...

  • Manifesto Q&A with Mr. Cartoon

    September 17th, 2014
    Manifesto Q&A with Mr. Cartoon

    “The advice [my mentors] told me, I tell other people. Like, “Take the cotton out your ears, put it in your mouth. Sit on your hands and listen.” I can only keep what I have got by giving it away. For all the people out there that withheld ideas and kept secrets, I am here […]

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  • FKA twigs sits curled up in the corner of a sofa backstage at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall. Dressed all in black, down to her sneakers, the 26-year-old experimental pop provocateur looks more like a 16-year-old ballet dancer. She raises her dark...

  • Harper ~ Coming Soon!

    September 4th, 2014
    Harper ~ Coming Soon!

    Winehouse Q&A with Harper coming soon! TWM    

  • AUX Interview: Patti Cake

    September 1st, 2014
    AUX Interview: Patti Cake

    “We didn’t know that the strings had to be tuned,” says Patti Cake frontwoman, songwriter, and guitarist Kristina Uranowski (a.k.a. Kritty), paraphrasing a quote from ‘80s punks Minutemen. “Loose strings or tight strings, we thought it was like a personal preference,”...

  • Soul folk singer-songwriter, Mama Kin, recently celebrated the Canadian release of her sophomore album, the Magician’s Daughter. Traversing themes of loss and disillusionment, ushered by vivid imagery, the Magician’s Daughter is both compelling (Red Wood River) and raw (One Too Many). Often somber...

  • I did a double take when I first heard the vivid and evocative voice of Chloe Jones—vocalist, songwriter, and keyboardist of the duo This Sound Will Save You, (the other half of TSWSY is the talented producer and multi-instrumentalist Matt...

  • AUX Interview: Rosie Lowe

    June 30th, 2014
    AUX Interview: Rosie Lowe

    “There hasn’t ever been anything else,” Rosie Lowe says via an East London recording studio where she’s working on material for her debut album. “There was never a plan B.” This singular focus has served the jazz-trained, Devon-born singer-songwriter...

  • NXNE: Courtney Barnett

    June 18th, 2014
    NXNE: Courtney Barnett

    Who: Courtney Barnett Where: Based in Melbourne, Australia Sound: Alternative  All Shows take place at the Silver Dollar Room, Friday, June 20 @ 12 AM, Saturday, June 21 @ 12, AM & Sunday, June 22 @ 10 PM It was only a few days...

  • NXNE: Aisha Burns

    June 17th, 2014
    NXNE: Aisha Burns

    Who: Aisha Burns Where: Hails from San Antonio USA When: Handlebar Thursday, June 19 @ 3 PM Sound: Folk Austin, Texas’s Aisha Burns makes music that confidently drifts far away from the mainstream–it is a sound that one could imagine being just as...

  • NXNE: Hannah Epperson

    June 16th, 2014
    NXNE: Hannah Epperson

    Who: Hannah Epperson Where: Vancouver When: Rivoli Thursday, June 19 @ 10 PM Sound: Orchestral folk, Indie pop Some artist’s music moves, and has an essence to it that is so imaginative and organic that it reaches through the computer or across a...

  • NXNE: Laurel

    June 15th, 2014
    NXNE: Laurel

    Who: Laurel Where: Hailing from England  When: Two shows! NXNE Festival Village at Edward Day Gallery Friday, June 20 @ 8 PM Tattoo Saturday, June 21 @ 10 PM Sound: Singer/Songwriter, Alt-pop Laurel released her self-produced EP, To The...

  • NXNE: Shi Wisdom

    June 14th, 2014
    NXNE: Shi Wisdom

    Who: Shi Wisdom Where: Toronto When: Tattoo, Friday, June 20 @ 10 PM Sound: Neo-soul, Jazz, R&B Shi Wisdom is a truth teller, a soulful truth teller, bringing a depth and insightfulness to her music that sets her apart. A...

  • NXNE: FOXTROTT

    June 12th, 2014
    NXNE: FOXTROTT

    Who: FOXTROTT Where: Hailing from Montreal, QC When: Mod Club Theatre Wednesday/June 18 @ 10PM Sound: DJ/Electronic FOXTROTT (aka MH Delorme) is an artist of captivating contradictions. In photos she often appears solemn, looking away or off into the distance, causing one to assume...

  • NXNE: Evy Jane

    June 11th, 2014
    NXNE: Evy Jane

    Who: Evy Jane Where: Vancouver, BC based When: Adelaide Hall Friday, June 20 @ 12 AM Sound: DJ/Electronic, Pop, R&B There is something incredibly hypnotic about the experimental R&B duo Evy Jane, comprised of Evelyn Mason and Jeremiah Klein. Lush vocals, synths, nocturnal...

  • NXNE: Sweet Alibi

    June 10th, 2014
    NXNE: Sweet Alibi

    Who: Sweet Alibi Where: Hailing from Winnipeg, MB When: Cameron House, Thursday, June 19, 11PM Sound: Folk, Roots, Soul (Heart) Tom Power’s, of CBC Radio 2, says of Sweet Alibi, “If Mumford and Sons and the Supremes had a love child it would be...

  • NXNE: Black Alley

    June 9th, 2014
    NXNE: Black Alley

    Who: Black Alley Where: Hails from Washington, DC When: Hideout Friday, June 20 @ 2 AM Sound: Rock, Soul, Funk, Jazz Maybe it’s because lead vocalist Kacey can sing– or saaang, as they say. Maybe it’s because the band is comprised of incredibly...

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