Sophia Bel brings alt-pop adolescence to life

When first listening to Sophia Bel’s ‘I Won’t Bite’ and ‘2 AM’, the influences of alt-pop yet sweet melodic tones from the 90s are ever-present. Bel radiates ‘new wave nostalgia’; bringing elements from the past and infusing them with her own resolutely contemporary alternative style. Through song, an ode and story inspired by Montreal’s curfew during…

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TAPES Brings Organic Sustainable Fashion to Life

The concept of conceiving a career in sustainable fashion came to Braden Quinn when he dropped out of his engineering program at the University of British Columbia (UBC).  “I [told myself] ‘I don’t give a shit about any of this,’” says the now Tiohti:áke/Montreal-based designer. “I was interested in style and fashion and using clothing…

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Who is Sisi Superstar?

Sisi Superstar is far more than just a drag performer. Behind the signature, bold-liner is a multi-faceted talent that explores the realm of Y2k alt-rock mixed with bubblegum pop and the depth of the Tiohti:áke/Montreals queer party scene. The Tiohti:áke/Montreal-based artist, DJ, singer/songwriter and event organizer has been in the cities art scene since 2012…

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Racine: The Montreal-based Futurism Label Making Waves

Emile Lemay-Racine has always been attracted to different artistic media throughout his life. When he isn’t designing, you can find him delving into producing, painting or DJing. To Lemay-Racine, the ability to be multifaceted is part of a bigger aesthetic and finding ways to intersect each of these talents pushes him to be more experimental. …

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