Album Reviews

The Weeknd | Echoes of Silence XO 4/5 Abel Tesfaye, more commonly known by his stage name The Weeknd, has returned with another much anticipated mix tape. Echoes of Silence follows the popularity of Ho...
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Blogging in the future

Ottawa’s best blogs to look out for WITH ANOTHER YEAR past, many often reflect on the year gone by, but part of the new year is being excited for what’s to come. Considering that practically everyone and the...
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Arts Briefs

CBC’s new show to focus on Aboriginals TORONTO—CBC IS OPENING a new chapter in Canadian history by spotlighting the relationship between First NationS and the rest of Canada. This January, a new series entit...
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MTV Canada launches new reality show

Callin’ all creepers MTV CANADA’S NEWEST show, Creeps, premiered on Jan. 5 at 11 p.m.. During the half-hour episode, three individuals had their Facebook profiles and Twitter accounts critiqued by a panel of...
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Spotlight On

FOR THE BIRDS FOR THE BIRDS is revitalizing the independent music scene in their hometown Barrie, Ont. After taking a listen to their latest album, All Kinds of Classy, it’s easy to hear their music is more ...

Feel-good hip hop with Philly Moves

Gangster never felt so good Èva Morin | Fulcrum Contributor FOUNDED ON A 16-year-long friendship between Tynan “Tragic” Phelan and Jonny “Rockwell” Desilva, Ottawa-based hip-hop group Philly Moves is gearing ...
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Changing how we see things

Through the lens THE AGE OF the Internet has allowed for downloading to run rampant. Whether it’s a film release or a new album, anything can be found after a couple of clicks—most of our iTunes playlists ha...
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Spotlight On

PATRICK THOMPSON HIGHLY ESTEEMED CANADIAN artist Patrick Thompson makes his presence known in Ottawa this holiday season, showing off his latest batch of works, dubbed Sausage Fingers. Although he lives a...

Movie Reviews

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=narLgK_0Cxo The Descendants 4.5/5 Alexander Payne’s first directorial effort since the Academy Award-winning film Sideways recounts the tragic tale of Matt King, a land b...