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Grimes’ Thunder Machine Rolls On

Grimes

Grimes

When music people take stock of 2016 one of the most important breakout stars this year will be electro-producer Grimes.

With a fiercely independent music-making streak and a uniquely fantastical vision, she’s created a unique sound and path that’s been fascinating to behold.

I talked to her about these things and more in a marquee feature for SOCAN’s Words & Music magazine.

To read it click here.

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From Operators To Wolf Parade With Dan Boeckner

Dan Boeckner

Dan Boeckner

At this point it’s pretty clear Dan Boeckner is one of the coolest dudes in the indie rock music world.

Not only is he in the reunited Wolf Parade and was one-half of the RIP Handsome Furs, his newest band Operators are pretty rippin’ in their own right.

I spoke to Boeckner about all these things and more in a feature for SOCAN’s Words & Music magazine.

To read the feature click here.

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Jazz Cartier’s Very Toronto Album

Jazz Cartier

Jazz Cartier

Drake isn’t the only rapper with a claim to Toronto.

Jazz Cartier, whose excellent debut album Marauding In Paradise is filled with Toronto-isms, is doing a mighty good job of his own to romanticize the 6.

I spoke to him for SOCAN’s Words + Music magazine about the city and how he created his unique cut ‘n’ paste songs.

To read the story go here.

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