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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This Is House: Live at Belvedere Mont Royal

Montreal-based non-profit This Is House presents Live @ Belvedere Mont-Royal featuring 4 Montreal-based techno and house music artists, spinning at the peak of Montreal’s most famous landmark. Featuring tech house, old-skool, techno, and melodic jungle sets; enjoy mixes from the likes of The Holy, Ghetto Birds, Micah, and Jares. Check out the set below. Cody is…

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Montreal Based Moose Knuckles Launches Eckhaus Latta Collaboration

Montreal-based luxury outerwear brand Moose Knuckles announced that it has teamed up with designers Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta, and their eponymous label Eckhaus Latta to launch an exclusive collection. Launching February 3 on Mooseknucklescanada.com, at Moose Knuckles store locations, and select global retailers including Saks Fifth Avenue and Ssense, the 10-piece collection reimagines Moose…

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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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Grimes Releases Shinigami Eyes

Another new song has been dropped by Grimes, her second in recent months. This song is called “Shinigami Eyes” and was produced by Brthr and written by Grimes. Listen to it below. The song will appear on an upcoming Grimes EP called Fairies Cum First, which is described as “a prelude” to the upcoming album Book…

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