Articles by Amanda Cuda


Profile: Damn Kids

Damn Kids finds success after taking his music into his own hands. Photography by Thomas Van Der Zaag About two years ago, Stephane Deschenes was set to go to OCAD University for graphic design. But on what would have been …

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Feature: Cold Specks

Humbly, Yours A modest look into the year that Cold Specks blew up. Photography by Gemma Warren —- She’s played sold out shows around the world, been raved about in a ton of major music publications, and her debut album …

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Profile: Snowblink

Changing Scenery Snowblink prove how amazing change can be. Photographer / Riley Stewart + Grooming / Katie Locke —- As the heart and the mind behind Snowblink, Daniela Gesundheit makes music that brings listeners through a diverse and unique musical …

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Jane’s Party at Cameron House

Jane’s Party have been spoiling their fans for a while now, playing a ton of shows around the city since we first talked to them back in our Summer 2012 Issue. This past weekend, they treated their not-so-19 listeners – …

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Profile: Moon King

Newest Obsession Toronto dream-pop crew are making a buzz with their latest act. Photographer / Simon Mohos —- If the name Moon King is new to you right now, do yourself a favour and give this stuff a listen. It’s …

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Cold Specks ‘Hector’ Video

Combine the dark and soulful Cold Specks with London, England based director Olivier Groulx and you’ve got a match made in some sort of haunting, goose bump-inducing heaven. “Hector” is the third song off of the album I Predict A …

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Teenage Kicks Last Hurrah

This past Friday night was a bitter sweet landmark for the boys in Teenage Kicks. Not too long ago, fans found out that this show would be the last time that guitarist Pat Marchent and bassist Jeff van Helvoort would …

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Snowblink Album Release Show

Watching a performance in the Music Gallery makes you feel like you’re witnessing something really special. No one tries to hide that the venue is, in fact, a church – that’s really part its charm after all. Decorative beams line …

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Snowblink: Inner Classics

This has been a big week for Cali-turned-Toronto duo, Snowblink. First, it saw the release of their highly anticipated sophomore album, Inner Classics. If you missed the buzz so far, don’t worry, it’s not going to stop any time soon. …

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There’s something really refreshing about Jane’s Party. I’ll give you a few reasons. Number one: they’re not looking to slow down any time soon. This set at the ElMo was actually the boys’ third that day – they spent the …

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