Les Hay Babies' Six Favourite Places in Moncton

Les Hay Babies are a folk trio based in Moncton, New Brunswick. Their most recent album, La 4ième dimension (version longue), came out in 2016 on Simone Records. They gave us a tour their hometown highlights. Location photos by Matt Williams. SDV Vintage (327 Mountain Rd.) The only one its kind in the region, SDV

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FACT mix 638: Circuit des Yeux

Haley Fohr aka Circuit des Yeux goes deep and dark with a chilling blend drones and tones. Back in 2007, Haley Fohr began to assemble her musical experimentations, recording a collection atonal folk vignettes that would form the basis her debut album Symphone. She released it on De Stijl under the Circuit des Yeux moniker

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10 pop and R&B artists to watch in 2018

New year, who dis? A new batch boundary-pushing rising artists determined to conquer 2018, that’s who. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be amping up our FACT Rated coverage vital new acts you need to care about with lists and interviews introducing you to the most exciting newcomers set to storm the year ahead. Welcome

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Throbbing Gristle's Chris Carter announces first solo album in 17 years

Listen to the hypnotic first track ‘Blissters’. Throbbing Gristle and Chris & Cosey co-founder Chris Carter has announced his first solo album in 17 years, the Radiophonic Workshop-influenced Chemistry Lessons Volume One. Fully titled Chris Carter’s Chemistry Lessons Volume One, the album is heavily inspired by the music the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, the studio famous

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The 10 best film and TV scores of 2017

From Stranger Things 2 to Good Time.  2017 was a year that sent tremors through Hollywood, the debacle at this February’s Oscars foreshadowing even greater debacles to come as the year unfurled. From the revelations about Harvey Weinstein to Disney’s purchase Fox all the way to some very big budget box fice flops, it was a

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The 10 best video game soundtracks of 2017

It’s been another banner year for video games with a killer crop soundtracks to match. FACT gamers Scott Wilson, Miles Bowe, Tayyab Amin and Lewis Gordon round up the most memorable scores 2017. Last year, the video game trends to watch were virtual reality and 4K graphics, and the battle lines were being drawn between

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The 10 best mixes of 2017

From Laurel Halo to Nathan Fake, these are the mixes that shone above all others over the last 12 months. This year, despite the looming threat SoundCloud’s extinction, the free mixes market has continued to keep us fed, watered and wrapped up from head-to-toe in fiery blends that won’t stop coming. 2017 marked the end

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