Phoebe Bridgers Is Not Your Trendy "Sad Girl"

Phoebe Bridgers released her debut album Stranger in the Alps last year, and despite the fact that she didn’t tour around its release, the record landed on plenty year-end lists. She’s finally set to take the album out on the road for her first-ever headlining tour — but fans needn’t worry about the upcoming shows being sombre

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AEG Buys Out FYF Fest Founder, Moving Forward With Plans for 2018

We have just gotten word that AEG and Goldenvoice have bought out FYF Fest’s founder Sean Carlson’s stake from his festival and will carry on the torch without him. This move stems following a number  sexual harassment allegations against Carlson that first began back in November. After quietly distancing itself, AEG activated a buyout clause in Goldenvoice’s six-year-old deal with Carlson and

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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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Cœur de pirate Discusses Her New Album and How Losing Herself Helped Her Find Inspiration Again

Béatrice Martin has just returned to Montreal from France, where the artist known as Cœur de pirate has been recording her fourth album. Despite nagging jet lag, she is content — considering the year she’s had, a notable achievement.   What happened? Everything started crumbling around her. After Martin released her last effort, 2015’s Roses, she toured relentlessly

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Slushii Surprises Fan with a Facetime Call

Every once in a while, we get to hear feel good stories about DJs and producers personally interacting with their fans, all because social media. One story that always comes to mind is when deadmau5 found the vocals to his track, “The Veldt“, Twitter. If you don’t remember the story, deadmau5 decided to live stream

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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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Dubbing is a Must: The modern sound of leftfield dub

The influence dub reggae has been a constant in electronic music for decades now, propping up jungle, dubstep, ambient music and techno with its bass-heavy swagger. Across the globe, numerous boutique imprints are building on the dub template and pushing it into unusual places, from Jahtari’s mischievous 8-bit digi-dub to Bokeh Versions’ abstract experimentation. Oli

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Dubbing is a Must: The modern sound of leftfield dub

The influence dub reggae has been a constant in electronic music for decades now, propping up jungle, dubstep, ambient music and techno with its bass-heavy swagger. Across the globe, numerous boutique imprints are building on the dub template and pushing it into unusual places, from Jahtari’s mischievous 8-bit digi-dub to Bokeh Versions’ abstract experimentation. Oli

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French Parliament To Consider Decriminalizing All Drugs

France Might Decriminalize Drugs Awhile back, the French government commissioned a report on how best to handle drug penalization reform. Two assembly members, Eric Pouillat  the governing centrist party En Marche and Robin Reda AM from the center-right Republicans party, were tapped to study the nation’s drug policy and how best to proceed. The French

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