Petra Collins’s Amazing Images of the Jeremy Laing x Arts & Crafts Shirts, Available Now at the Bay

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the record label that helped change the face of Canadian independent music, designer Jeremy Laing has created a series of t-shirts for the Bay, and the pieces look amazing as captured here by local photographer (and frequent Rookie Mag contibutor) Petra Collins. A collaboration between Arts & Crafts musicians and… Read More »

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Celebrate 10 years of Arts & Crafts music with Arts & Crafts: 2003-2013 and a special free song from Broken Social Scene

Legendary Canadian record label Arts & Crafts is celebrating 10 years of awesome releases with Arts & Crafts: 2003-2013. The retrospective compilation album, released earlier this week, is sure to become a staple in collections of many Canadian music fans.  To celebrate the album (which features liner notes by awesome journalist/This Book Is Broken author/rad guy Stuart Berman—SUP STU?!), Broken… Read More »

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The Beloved Olympic Island Concert is Back This Weekend With Pavement, Broken Social Scene, Band of Horses, and More

By Caitlyn Holroyd We sacrificed a lot last summer between the Toronto city workers strike and the…tepid weather, but most tragic was undoubtedly the cancellation of the annual Toronto Island concert due to super loud race cars. Thankfully, our streets are no longer stinky and the island will once again be alive with the sounds… Read More »

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NXNE Hot Picks

by Kait Fowlie 650 bands in 7 days might seem totally overwhelming, but we’ve put together a list of our top 10 picks for you to check out during the whirlwind week of NXNE. Here the bands we are super jazzed for: 1. IGGY AND THE STOOGES Yonge and Dundas Square, Sat June 19th 9:30 pm. The… Read More »

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