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MGMT—Congratulations

From college friends to unlikely hit-makers, Andrew Van Wyngarden and Ben Goldwasser of MGMT have had a strange, swift career trajectory. Their debut album,...

Angus & Julia Stone – Down the Way

March 30 marks the release of Angus and Julia Stone’s second album, Down the Way. It’s been three years since the Aussie sibling duo...

Rufus Wainright—All Days and Nights

Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright is often praised for his theatrical voice and lavishly arranged songs. But on his latest album, All Days Are Nights: Songs...

Throwing students forth

A crowd filtered in and out of the Blackwood Gallery in the Kaneff Centre last Wednesday evening. Graduate students, Sheridan faculty, proud parents, curious...

Album in review: Submarine by Scanners

There is no such thing as band obscurity these days, despite what their names might suggest. Take, for example, the London indie outfit, Scanners....

Spoon's Transference

As a band, Spoon has paid its dues. Formed in 1994, they just released Transference, their seventh studio album. Their previous album, 2007s Ga...

Beauty in the breakdown

The construction of art is a multi-layered process. An initial stroke of inspiration, some preliminary drawings, an assemblage of materials and a whole lotta...

Haven't you heard?

EITHER ORELLIOT SMITHI am always surprised when someone tells me they havent heard of Elliott Smith. To be fair, he was only in the...

Record in review

Upon listening to a few seconds of any Vampire Weekend song, it doesnt take long to realize that the bands name is clearly a...

Winter chills, movie thrills

The winter of 2009 saw a number of blockbuster releases that both generated large revenues at the box office and left behind a trail...

Fun times with Summertime

Summertime, John Coetzees latest novel, takes an interesting twist with the idea of the memoir. This inventive turn comes as no surprise, considering his...

30 years ago in the Medium: 12″ singles that play on...

Many are of the opinion that the disco sound is becoming a dying music form. If such is the case, then the record companies...
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