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They go their own way

Local trio Cherry Chapstick make a triumphant return from MontréalContinue...

Alt-country for bold men

A Hank Williams and Arcade Fire lovechild, New Country Rehab are taking steps to bridge gaps and add versatility to Canada’s musical palette.Continue...

Inspire & ignite

Amidst the slush and the cold, the gloomy weather does little to offer students inspiration. As we get stuck in the January slump, the only light is the slow approach of reading week.Continue...

LP of the week

Brian Lipsin, resident vinyl virtuoso and owner of Brian’s Record Option on Princess St., treats the Journal to some Bob Dylan anecdotes in light of his pick this week, as told to Ally Hall.Continue...

The beating of plaited hearts

Calgary born, Montréal based Braids are bringing their hauntingly enveloping textural tunes to the Limestone City.Continue...

The word on the street

Kidstreet are stopping by with their non-stop dance party.Continue...

Mix & scratch

Dragonette’s leading lady Martina Sorbara tells why comfort and familiarity may yield her best work.Continue...

‘This festival is about bringing people together’

This year marks a record high of 300 submissions and 83 narratives, short films, features and documentaries screening at the twelfth annual Reelout Queer Film and Video Festival.Continue...

Who said silence was golden?

The Golden Dogs assaulted senses at their gig with The Main Sail at the Grad Club last Friday night.Continue...

LP of the week

Brian Lipsin, resident vinyl virtuoso and owner of Brian’s Record Option on Princess St., treats the Journal to an anecdote in light of his pick this week, John Prine’s self-titled album, as told to Ally Hall.Continue...

‘Be a part of it’

Artist in Profile with James Gilbert.Continue...

Glimmers of hope, mantras of love

It’s certainly the season for dramatic productions on Queen’s campus and Kingston as a whole. With Queen’s Musical Theatre and Queen’s Student Opera Company wrapping up their fall productions, the spotlight has fallen on Blue Canoe Productions and their staging of Sweet Charity .Continue...

A tale of two drummers

Kylesa, who will be playing at Time to Laugh on Sunday, is one such band that has enjoyed the resurgence in popularity of metal among more typically indie publications. For example, websites like Pitchfork and Stereogum both ranked Kylesa’s newest album, Spiral Shadow, among their top 50 of 2010.Continue...

Flaxen folks

The raw energy of a live show is a difficult thing to capture on a record, but the Golden Dogs, known for their boisterous, adrenaline-charged performances may have accomplished just that. Last July, the Toronto-based group released their third full-length album, Coat of Arms, to widespread critical acclaim.Continue...

Artist in Profile: Katie Strang

Artist in Profile: Katie StrangContinue...

The harsh realities of realtime conflict

A new exhibition attempts to locate the moral implications of war in our digital era of global unrest.Continue...

Murphy’s matters of opinion

Rex Murphy’s latest book proves Pamela Anderson, Conrad Black and Tim Horton can fall onto the same page.Continue...

Colouring with youth again

With just one EP under their belts, Toronto-based band Bravestation have already been compared to the likes of Yeasayer, Local Natives, The National and Foals.Continue...

Rock & Roll Report Card

Rock & Roll Report CardContinue...

‘If the kid doesn’t work, there’s no movie’

The Coen Brothers bring their rich inventive writing and directorial flare to a new adaptation of Charles Portis’ 1968 Western classic True Grit.Continue...

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