Allie X is a Toronto synth-pop artist. She has worked with producers like Cirkut and Billboard. Her new EP, CollXtion I, is coming out this month.
SDTC: What spaces in Toronto do you go to escape your regular routine?
AX: I don’t live in Toronto anymore. But I used to go to Yorkville on Sundays and get free perfume samples from Holt Renfrew.
What aisle do you spend the most time in at the grocery store?
Produce, without a doubt.
Which virtue do you try to cultivate within yourself?
Compassion and patience for others.
The receipts in your wallet would indicate what?
I worship at the church of Erewhon (my favorite grocery store).
What did you think you were going to be when you were eight years old?
If you could live anywhere else in the world, where would it be?
There is no where I love more than California, currently.
What makes you happy?
Sprouted millet pancakes.
What makes you cringe?
Miscommunication (on my behalf).
What quality do you loathe most in others?
What, in your opinion, is overrated?
House of Cards Season 3.
What frustrates you the most?
My chronic dissatisfaction.
What quality do you value most in a lover?
What is your favourite thing to do on a Saturday?
What is your comfort food?
What word or phrase should we all use more?
“I figured as much”