A Farewell to Trucker Culture

December 8, 2019
Freighters, steelwheelers, truckers, whatever you call them, driving an eighteen-wheeler is a punishing job...
October 31, 2019
The so-called ‘War on Christmas’ is a perennial battle for those foot soldiers fighting the culture wars. Conservative Christians lament...
October 31, 2019
Wake Island is a Montreal/New York-based electronic team consisting of Philippe Manasseh and Nadim Maghzal. Despite having cut...
October 31, 2019
Just ask yourself, “What’s the wholesale cost of a standard, slightly-larger-than-human-sized block of polyurethane foam?”
October 31, 2019
Coleman Hughes is an American writer, musician, and public intellectual whose work has appeared in The New York Times...
November 10, 2019
Occabot is an explosive, mind-bending experience, and perhaps one of the most innovative shoegaze albums of the decade...
November 10, 2019
Lately, we’ve had to read some fairly pathetic and tedious comments about how the name of our zine, Banter, is actually a sexist...
October 31, 2019
We tracked down Mike Clay at his house in Côte-des-Neiges to ask about the bands new single ‘Gainsbourg...
October 31, 2019
One of the ways he chose to do this was through the creation of the Department of Middle Class Prosperity, headed by Ottawa-Vanier’s...
October 31, 2019
Lydia Képinski is a Montreal-based singer-songwriter, whose debut album Premier juin was released just last year by her own label...
October 31, 2019
Attempting to write a novel pries open the doors to a treacherous internal and external world. It’s like visiting the centre of the earth...
October 31, 2019
Close Talker rolled into Montreal on a brisk prairie chinook; the Saskatoon-based indie rock band was playing Casa del Popolo...
October 31, 2019
Over the last two years, Sasha Sloan released her first three EPs: Sad Girl (2018), Loser (2018), and Self Portrait (2019)...
October 31, 2019
Dr. Greer opens her assessment with the incisive observation that Kristen “craves” the attention of her husband. Now, to the untrained...
November 10, 2019
Juice B Crypts is only Battles’ fourth album, but their craft is mastered and their sound is fully their own...
October 31, 2019
It brings people together, provides a ready-made arena for community, friendship, romance, and showcases the more endearing aspects...
October 31, 2019
Following the release of his 2012 platinum single, “Kiss Goodnight,” Tyler Shaw conducted a quick and charming climb to pop stardom...
October 31, 2019
No matter how sophisticated their syntax and grammar is, I have a very difficult time taking Australian academics seriously because of...
October 31, 2019
He said, and I quote, “You people... you love our way of life, you love our milk and honey, at least you can pay a couple bucks for a...