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Hello, Dories!

  • Music

“Storage” by Dories Calgary’s Sled Island Music and Arts Festival happened last week without a real spike in the press radar that was busy tuning into the same six shows at NXNE. While the Toronto festival relished in its relative hype by giving local bands the choice of either $100 or wristbands as their pay […]

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Simple Plan-tain Arepas

  • Food

I recently met one of the tenants who resides in the apartment below me. This encounter really humanized the inhabitant of apartment 5 and has thus amplified my daily feelings of guilt. I could say these sentiments of self-reproach derive from my occasional, subconscious stomping and oh-so-accidental yelling to my roommate down the hall. I […]

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Swag & Sass: A Glimpse into the World of Amine Frigui

  • Culture
  • Fashion

If you’re looking for swag, then your search ends here. Let me present to you Amine Frigui, Montreal’s most zealous, creative, and ingenuous fashion photographer for Huppe Studios. Despite his busy schedule due to his current involvement in the production of Trash, a high-end fashion-themed event where local designers will present and sell their latest […]

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La Dolce Eat-a

  • Food

The fact that I write food articles says something pretty obvious about me: I’m a foodie. I love to eat, I love to cook, and I have spent many hours hypothetically abolishing the calories and fat in food (so that I would be able eat whatever I want, whenever I want, without concern for the […]

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Free Spirits III

  • Drink

“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” – Ernest Hemingway Ricky Fucking Martin. I seriously hate that dude with a burning passion right now. Fuck him, and fuck his shitty music. This week I decided to binge in the Bubble, on Concordia turf. I […]

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Teebs and Familiar Feelings

  • Music

I like music that’s like drinking coffee. Slight buzz, warmth, headrush. There’s the stuff that gets my head nodding. Dilla, FlyLo and D’Angelo. And sometimes the head-nod gets abstracted into something more subdued. For that there’s Four Tet and Teebs. Teebs may look tame in comparison with his peers on Brainfeeder–gossamer ambiences and warm melodies […]

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