Anya Wassenberg

Nigerian-born King Ajibade describes his music as “world fusion” – a danceable style with a savor that’s definitely tropical, incorporating elements of Caribbean, Latin and African musical genres with classic RnB and rap. In Yoruba, his name means “one that wakes into royalty” and keeping that connection with his heritage is another important thread throughout […]

  Anya Wassenberg

Bassett is a duo made up of multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter Josh Bassett, and bassist Tak Ozaki. Josh brings along a background in orchestral percussion and jazz guitar along with years spent as a session player in L.A. A native of Kobe, Japan, Tak spent some time in Ireland and toured Europe with another band […]

  Kelly Bedard

In search of your next favourite summer jam? The ever-vibrant #IndieTO scene, of course, has you covered. We recommend the latest single from indie rock upstarts Simcoe, available now on Soundcloud…

  Anya Wassenberg

Buy the Single/Name Your Price Eminently danceable and ultimately intriguing, “Road Movie Star” is the new single from VEiiLA, the Russian electronica duo. The song has a great spooky groove that swells from mild to a kind of haunting anthemic vibe at the chorus. The vocals show a good range from little girl vulnerable to […]

  Kelly Bedard

It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount Home Distribution, Elevation Pictures and more!.  TV Inside Amy Schumer: Season Three This show was great in seasons one and two but it just keeps getting bigger. The special features on this disc don’t amount to much but the rewatch value is high […]

  Kelly Bedard

It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount Home Distribution and more!.  TV Tut Spike TV’s three-part miniseries starring the great Ben Kingsley is epic and pulpy and mildly historically useful, so it’s pretty much everything you ever wanted from something called “Tut”. Special features on the DVD include a look […]

  Kelly Bedard

It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series. TV Seasons I Love Lucy: Ultimate Season Two The coolest thing about this set is that there are two ways to watch all 31 episodes (31 episodes in one season!), one of which includes the original commercials which sounds boring but is incredibly fascinating. The Affair: […]

  Anya Wassenberg

Release Date: June 12 2015 Upcoming Show: Smiling Buddha, July 3 Buy the EP & Name Your Price Simcoe is the eponymous first EP release from the Toronto-based indie music makers Simcoe, made up of Bobby Houston, Mike Barford, Jake Gehlen, Julian Hoyle and our own Mike Strizic. It’s a three-song taste of dreamy, atmospheric pop […]

  Kelly Bedard

It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount Home Distribution. Selma (May 5) If you’re going to buy a movie on DVD (and I understand why you wouldn’t), this is the one to get. The Blu-ray/DVD/Digital combo pack is pricey ($39.99; a better deal than the bare-bones DVD at 29.99) […]

  Kelly Bedard

It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount and Elevation Pictures. The Imitation Game (Elevation Pictures, March 31) The re-watch value on this Oscar-winning WWII thriller is high thanks to superb performances from the entire cast (led by Benedict Cumberbatch with a ton of key supporting turns, including Keira Knightley and […]