indie

Film facelift

The new owner of a local movie theatre is looking to attract students. Wendy Huot, a Queen’s University librarian, bought the Screening Room at 120 Princess St. this June. She said she’s hoping to add late-night screenings of horror and cult films to “encourage a different crowd and be a little
bit rowdier."Continue...

Arkells rise to first headlining-stadium tour

Arkells frontman Max Kerman wants you to do three things at their show: sing, dance and take care of each other.Continue...

Matt Mays’ long road back to Kingston

When Canadian rock fixture Matt Mays takes the stage opening for the Arkells at the K-Rock Centre this Friday, it’ll be after a five-year wandering absence.Continue...

Hey Ocean! energizes Clark Hall

Brimming with an effervescent brand of folky, synth-infused alternative pop, Canadian indie-darlings Hey Ocean! delivered an impassioned performance at Clark Hall on Friday night.Continue...

Arkells’ Max Kerman talks upcoming Kingston show

For front man Max Kerman, the Arkells are never far from their college band beginnings.Continue...

Meet Kingston’s next homegrown talent

Singer-songwriter finds home in Kingston’s music communityContinue...

Royal Canoe puts on an otherworldly show at The Mansion

Royal Canoe has been pushing the boundaries of sound since 2010. With their array of synthesizers and guitar pedals married with electronically-warped vocals, the Winnipeg band’s live performance at The Mansion felt like being transported into the future.Continue...

Four indie films on womanhood available on Netflix

If you’re not a straight white male, the journey to have your work in film respected can be a tumultuous one.Continue...

In musical labour

Interview with beekeeper about their musical children.Continue...

From pesto to pop playlists

Delicately brooding and lovesick, Stars has become the moniker of Canadian indie music. The quintet knows how to avoid stagnation while maintaining a distinctively “Stars” sound, blending dramatic themes with sweet melodies. The Montreal-based band is known locally for their intimate church shows, but next month they’ll be outdoors to headline the Wolfe Island Music Festival.Continue...