Arts Archive: 2012

Best of 2012: The albums that hit the mark

See which albums made the cut of the best of the best from the albums released this yearContinue...

Ticket Giveaway

Check out how you could win two free tickets to the Great Bloomers show on Dec. 7!Continue...

What We're Listening To

Forget the old versions of Christmas carols. The Journal brings you revamped versions of the best holiday songs to curl up to by the fire.Continue...

Multiple jobs

Daniel Romano can sing the hell out of a ballad — and he can also vault.Continue...

Let it shine

Step into Erin Shirreff’s Available Light exhibit and you’ll leave with an ostentatious realization about the tricks of illumination.Continue...

Solitary ecstasy

The difference between hearing something through your laptop speakers and seeing it live can be heartbreaking.Continue...

Going the distance for the music

As far as rap duos go, SonReal and Rich Kidd have their relationship figured out.Continue...

Grey nights for Grey Kingdom

The musical cocktail of Spencer Burton is one shot classic country and one tablespoon of dark humour.Continue...

A song to warn

It’s a cautionary tale, not one of pessimism.Continue...

Wait until the lights go out to scream

With a title like Wait Until Dark!, the viewer is immediately left with an ominous feeling.Continue...

Intense instrumentation

Wool on Wolves has a changing musical style to match their changing instruments on stage.Continue...

Banjo vibes

Save the tissue boxes for someone else — Chris Luedecke’s heartbreak only needed the purchase of a banjo to be solved.Continue...

Untamed wings of solitude

Ebonnie Hollenbeck’s on the hunt and you’re her prey.Continue...

Monologue’s end

A band break-up doesn’t have to be like a funeral — sometimes it’s a celebration.Continue...

Carving out future plans

Queen’s is the small pond to rock band Carvings’ big dreams.Continue...

Satisfying, if not epic

Gentleman Reg will turn to his record player of 70s rock before his phone book of famous musician friends for inspiration.Continue...

Artful anatomy

Beneath your skin lies raw, unsheathed art.Continue...

It’s safe to dance

While some bands may become increasingly frustrated if they’re defined by their greatest hit, Men Without Hats is just the opposite.Continue...

Life story in art

Watch your step — there’s artwork on the floor.Continue...

Sleep, drink, sing

Bring a hardhat to the Mansion for Current Swell’s gig — it might be useful.Continue...

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