Posts Tagged ‘Music’
 

 
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Music Video Vendredi – Parlovr’s ‘Pen to the Paper’

Montreal trio Parlovr (pronounced “parlor”) is a self-coined “Sloppy Pop” band with a rough sound and a unique way of spreading their music. You can find these kids making videos in transit-way underpasses all while c...
 
 
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Tegan & Sara Are Ready To Dance: ‘Closer’ and ‘I’m Not Your Hero’ VIDEOS

Any chance to write about these two – I’ll take it. My listening relationship with Tegan and Sara began along with the insatiable need that teenage girls have for empowering emotional girl voices on constant loop on their i...
by Caitlin
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VIDEO: Madonna’s Girl Gone Wild

Full Disclosure: I am a late blooming Madonna gay. That is, I had only discovered her years after I discovered myself. Her hard beats, cute boys and stormy dance moves only started to grow on me after I had watched her Drowned ...
 
 
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Elie’s Picks: Piknic Électronik or, The Happiest Place On Earth

What’s more awesome than a sunny Sunday afternoon in Montreal? Why, a sunny afternoon at Piknic Electronik of course! For the few who remain unconverted, listen up friends: Piknic is quite possibly my favorite place in th...
by Elie
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I Bought It: Beyoncé, Feminism, and All That Sheiße

Recently, I have been checking out the wonderful world of feminist theory. The release of Beyoncé’s most recent album 4 prompted me to write an article about the seemingly conflicting gender roles in her music throughout th...
by Kyle
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Jewish Culture, Commercialization, and the Glee Christmas Special

The commercialization of holidays is not a mystery to North Americans. We see it, we buy into it, and we acknowledge its presence. What struck me, after watching Glee’s Christmas special was that not only does the commerciali...
by Kyle
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                  Late yesterday afternoon, Buzzfeed.com (credit for all .gifs) introduced their readers to Steve Grand, “the first openly gay male country star.” I mus...
by Kyle
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Music Video Vendredi – Mother Mother’s ‘Baby Don’t Dance’

This 5 piece Vancouver based indie rock band can really do no wrong in my eyes,  the song “Baby Don’t Dance” is particularly pleasing. It is an upbeat and very catchy hit from their third album Eureka . So he...
by Rachelle
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Tegan and Sara Recreate the Teen Dream with Closer Video

It’s here! Tegan and Sara have released the official video for Closer and it’s all that I hoped it would be and more! I’ve been anticipating its release since my original post on the song written a couple of months ba...
by Caitlin
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Music Video Vendredi – Tegan and Sara’s ‘Closer’ (and a little more!)

This week I wanted to honour the release of Tegan and Sara’s new banger, ‘Closer’ – about the innocence of young love. Tegan Quin tells Rolling Stone. “In short, I was writing about my youth – a time when we got...
by Mel
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Feet Don’t Fail Me Now: From Finish Line To Starting Over

//Oh my heart it breaks every step that I take, but I’m open at the gates they’ll tell me that you’re mine.// I feel you, Lana. This fall, I ran my first, and only marathon, also my first race and competition ever and sim...
by Ian
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Review: Selina Martin Triage at L’Escrogriffe

{Music Review} Montreal | September 7, 2011 | L’Escogriffe w/The Bawdy Electric Once I was given a ticket to a Sarah Slean show by a pretty enthusiastic fan, though I only knew a handful of her songs, if that. Settling in...
by Ashleigh
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