thump features

The Untold Story of the Small Canadian Town That Was Haunted by Radio Transmissions

From hearing voices in sinks to flickering lights, a new film looks at the otherworldly phenomena caused by Sackville's shortwave towers.
Jesse Locke
10.7.16
Features

Bernardino Femminielli on How Dov Charney and Dark Nightlife Tales Inspired His Latest Album

The Montreal electronic lounge lizard welcomes listeners into his "cabaret 2.0" ​with 'Plaisirs Américains.'
Jesse Locke
9.21.16
Premieres

Watch the Intimate VHS Effects of Germaphobes’ “Like a Ballet” Video

We talk to the new wave-inspired Torontonians about their retro clip.
Jesse Locke
9.14.16
Point/Counterpoint

Guitar Solos Suck

But we love a good anti-solo.
Jesse Locke
5.15.13
Features

Babysitter's Guide to Touring (in Canada)

Plus, check out the premiere of their new video, "Real Wild Child's Gone Totally Mild."
Jesse Locke
4.17.13
No Canada

Meet Taiwan, Canada's Biggest David Lynch Freaks

Over the years, Edmonton experimentalist Philip Dickau has traversed the sonic spaceways from harsh noise, to ambience, to overloaded electronics.
Jesse Locke
1.28.13
New music

'IKEA Monkey Doin' Thangs,' Or: Toronto's Best Music of 2012

In 2012, Hogtown pooped out more great music than was previously thought possible. Here's a rundown of the best of the best.
Jesse Locke
12.28.12
No Canada

Catching Up With Slim Twig

The warped pop whiz kid keeps on cranking out the hits.
Jesse Locke
10.8.12
No Canada

Hot & Cold Have No Borders

Just a couple of pajama-wearing losers.
Jesse Locke
9.4.12
No Canada

Hand Cream Rules Everything Around Me

With their dreamy slow jams and upbeat rock tunes, this band is quickly becoming one of our favorites.
Jesse Locke
8.6.12
No Canada

The Pink Noise Is Going Commercial

Is the next step for "the most nihilistic band in Montreal" scoring Sprite ads? (Probably not.)
Jesse Locke
7.23.12
No Canada

Will Shooting Guns Win This Year's Polaris Prize?

Shitting on New Age with this rising stoner psych powerhouse.
Jesse Locke
7.12.12
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