Articles by Andrew Weir


Catch Up: Mark Peckmezian

There’s something really interesting about Mark Peckmezian’s photography. It’s arresting—and this quality yanks it out of the stream of imagery we constantly see through monitors and smart phones.  It’s arresting not just to the Toronto art scene and blogosphere, but …

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Profile: Twist

Twist is a new musical project by BB Guns’ Laura Hermiston and Holy Fuck guitarist and songwriter Brian Borcherdt. The duo quietly released their first track online at the end of February. Their release, called Where to Lie, features a …

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Feature: First Rate People

First Rate People: Act II Photography by Jalani Morgan / Assistants: Lorne Bradley & Kahlil Hernandez Have you listened to First Rate People’s (FRP) new single, You Won’t Get This Joke At All? It’s good. It’s clean, addictive and just …

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Profile: Jared Raab

Photographer / Jalani Morgan Assistants / Hansel Alanzo and Lorne Bradley Jared Raab’s filmography is vast and fascinating. He has been putting out experimental music videos for some of Canada’s quickest-growing talent – bands like Diamond Rings, Young Empires, OhBijou, …

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Feature: Felix Kalmenson

Not Just Pretty Things Felix Kalmenson’s installation art and interventions force people to rethink space in the city. —– It is the end of March and Felix Kalmenson sits alone at a small table outside of a Wal-Mart Superstore in …

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Feature: Fraser McCallum

Electronic Lights Flicker OTM talks with photo-based Toronto artist Fraser McCallum. —- Fraser McCallum’s photographs bring to mind a scene in the movie Knocked Up: Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd are tripping balls on mushrooms in Vegas. They have a …

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Inlet Sound Album Release

Though Inlet Sound bailed on wearing costumes to their album release show on Saturday, they can be forgiven because they dressed damn finely. They opened their set with the album’s title track, Romantics 1. It was a strong starter, as …

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The Romantics // Inlet Sound

Toronto folk rock/alternative band Inlet Sound drops their first LP: The Romantics today. It’s a serious album that has been in the works since first interviewed the band last year. I got a chance to catch up with vocalist and …

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Catch Up: Joseph Zentil

In 2010 OTM we featured filmmaker Joseph Zentil. At the time, reported that he was in transition. He had spent a few years directing and producing some very sleek films for Canadian artists, and was not afraid to do some …

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