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DREAMERS RENEGADES VISIONARIES: The Glenn Gould Variations

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 7 months ago

We're so excited to attend DREAMERS RENEGADES VISIONARIES: The Glenn Gould Variations this weekend! Taking place at the University of Toronto, it's an inspirational performance series packed full of arts, media + technology. For more information and to buy tickets, check out their site, here.

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Polaris Music Prize Peep Show at Drake

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 7 months ago

We really couldn't pack more music fun into one night! Join us for a special screening party of the 2012 Polaris Music Prize gala Underground on September 24th @7PM_$20. Your ticket not only gives gets you into our Polaris club house, it also grants you access to the exclusive gala after party featuring a DJ set by Holy Fuck, samples of Steam Whistle + more. You're also entered into the gala raffle, which includes prizes like passes to Neil Young + Metric, rare Polaris posters, vinyl, threads from Fred Perry + tons of other goodies. Did we mention that all the Peep Show proceeds go to Musicounts charity? Yeah, we know. It's a no brainer. Pick up your ticket, here. We're excited to see you then!

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Don't blink! The Toronto Urban Film Festival lands in our fair city

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 7 months ago

We're so glad that the Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF) is on! Head underground to our city's subway platforms to enjoy one-minute films created by international and local up-and-comers.

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Beta Frontiers Makes a Mix Just for Drake

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 7 months ago

One of our favourite Toronto producers, Beta Frontiers, has made an exclusive mix just for Drake! Inspired by the Toronto International Film Festival + packed with unreleased tracks, we definitely give it two thumbs up. Listen + share before enjoying his show Underground on September 12th.

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Haunting Tides: We Chat to Southern Shores

Posted by Shannon Elizabeth Murphy, 1 year, 7 months ago

What do 90s R+B samples, Nova Scotia beaches + synths have in common? The newest "must watch" Toronto duo, Southern Shores! Our Marketing Coordinator, Shannon Elizabeth Murphy, sat down with them for a quick chat to discuss creative process, Vietnamese food and their upcoming Underground show.

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Homegrown Talent: Illustrator Patrick Kyle

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 8 months ago

There's no question that Toronto is filled with a ton of creative brains. Illustrator, Patrick Kyle, is no exception. His quirky, colourful and eerie pieces created with gouache + ink have been circulating on the art blogs recently, so we thought we'd share! You can also find his past work in publications like the New York Times, VICE + the Globe and Mail.

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