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Music

Single Mothers' Drew Thomson Sobered Up to Make the Best Punk of His Career

The notoriously volatile frontman has watched many of his peers find success, as his bands kept screwing up and breaking up. But with a newfound focus on The Drew Thomson Foundation, he’s making some of the best work of his career.
Graham Isador
5.17.19
Interviews

The Dirty Nil’s ‘Master Volume’ Is the Album Rock ‘n’ Roll Deserves

For their sophomore effort, the Ontario trio made a powerful offering to the guitar gods. Crank the volume to 11 and listen to the whole thing early.
Dan Ozzi
9.13.18
Noisey News

Check Out the Dine Alone Tour, Featuring the Flatliners, the Dirty Nil, and Sam Coffey & the Iron Lungs.

Do you like guitars and/or Canada?
Noisey Canada Staff
4.7.17
Premieres

The Dirty Nil, Who Just Won a Mother Effing Juno Award, Have Unearthed an Old Jam for You

Canada's Breakthrough Group of the Year slows things down on "Caroline."
Dan Ozzi
4.6.17
Interview

Amanda Fotes Captured the Chaotic Expansion of Toronto's Punk Scene

Fotes has photographed the likes of PUP, Metz, The Dirty Nil, and—in a wild swerve—even Taylor Swift.
Luke Ottenhof
2.10.17
Premieres

Watch the Dirty Nil's Comically Violent Video for "Zombie Eyed"

Who wants to see people explode?
Noisey Staff
7.20.16
Objectively Correct Lists

26 Extremely Dope Overlooked Albums of 2016 (So Far)

There's more to life than Kanye West, or Drake, or even—hear us out—Beyoncé. This has been a year of great music, and some extremely dope albums have slipped under the radar.
Noisey Staff
6.20.16
Interviews

The Dirty Nil Is Not a Punk Band

Watch their video of a workout gone wrong in "No Weaknesses," the first song off their long-awaited debut album, 'Higher Power.'
Dan Ozzi
11.17.15
Stuff

Meet the Former Lawyer and Laundry Service Owner Behind Gossip Insurgent MediaTakeout

MediaTakeOut has become notorious for its coverage of black celebrities, dick-pic leaks, and salacious headlines, but its founder is a former Wall Street lawyer who used to claim to clean Mariah Carey's laundry.
Mitchell Sunderland
7.14.14
Premieres

The Dirty Nil’s New Song Is a Reminder: You Can Be Pissed Off If You Want to

But it sounds too good to be pissed.
Noisey Staff
6.30.14
Noisey Presents

Noisey Presents: The Reason, The Dirty Nil, Stuck on Planet Earth, and The C'mons

We're giving away tickets to see the greatest Canadian rock concert this side of Halifax!
Noisey Canada Staff
4.15.14
Features

Insult to Injury: Week Ending 3/28

Here's what the Noisey editors, including one departing one, were listening to this week.
Noisey Staff
3.28.14