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  • Music

In the age of the electronic, musicians can crudely fall into two camps: the anonymous, post-auteur DJ-pseudonym, or the artist who integrate technology into their crafted persona and stage presence. I gotta say—the latter has always appealed to me more. It demonstrates a certain confidence and creativity that have always separated the artists from the […]

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McGill Savoy: H.M.S. Pinafore

  • Culture

Photo: Cai Cheng A beautiful captain’s daughter, a stout-hearted sailor, and a class divide that prohibits their passionate love—all the requisite elements for a heart-wrenching drama of forbidden lovers. And also for a side-splitting musical satire of nineteenth-century British society, as proven by theatre legends Gilbert and Sullivan in their operetta H.M.S. Pinafore; or, The […]

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Student Life: Tian, Emma, and G.O.B.

  • Culture
  • Style

Tian, Emma, and G.O.B. are the first of a hopefully long list of folks who have invited us into their homes to chat about life as a student in Montreal. We are very grateful for their hospitality! WHO ARE YOU: Tian – My name is Tian. I’m currently in my last semester, thank goodness, at McGill. I’m […]

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Sessions: North Country Towers

  • Music

When Schulich School of Music students Caleb Smith and Thomas Beard aren’t playing symphonies, they make a very different kind of music. As North Country Towers, this cello and guitar duo create calm, nuanced pop-folk with an eye towards their classical training. The end result is a crowd-pleasing blend of thoughtful lyrics and elegant instrumentation, […]

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Things to Look Forward To

  • Opinion

Photo by Iris Boisseau When you can no longer remember what the sun feels like on your skin, when the only green you see outdoors is in the form of faux-military winter coat, and when you’re concerned that one day you may lose a finger after smoking outdoors or texting while you walk, it can […]

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Taboo and the Twenty-Minute TV Comedy

  • Culture
  • Opinion

In 1997, Chandler asks Rachel and Monica for advice on how to take his prowess in the bedroom to a point where people would wonder “what’s killing her in there”. Monica proceeds to list a woman’s seven erogenous zones, and explains that in order to keep her on her toes (“Toes!” yells Rachel, then sheepishly […]

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