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May-June 2011

This45: Luke Champion on music collective Tomboyfriend

Graham F. Scott

You’d be forgiven if Tomboyfriend slipped under your radar the past year. With only one album (2010’s Don’t Go to School) and virtually no touring, the band can still be considered undiscovered territory. Tomboyfriend is a collective of “nonmusicians” led by Ryan Kamstra who just happen to make some of the most emotionally relevant, lyrically […] More »

Tuesday Tracks! Paranoid Android edition: "Lost Dream" by Digits

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Tomorrow marks the beginning of Canadian Music Week, and as such, today we continue to highlight some promising performers slated to appear. In today’s edition of Tuesday Tracks, we chose “Lost Dream” by Digits, a Toronto based minimalist synth-pop, one-man band. Think of Digits as the music robots will make when they inevitably achieve self-awareness—that […] More »