NeMo transforms to IMMB to make it in NYC
Like an urban Jekyll and Hyde, some sort of hip-hop potion has transformed daytime rapper and musical engineer NeMo into his newly found night-time alter-ego, IMakeMadBeats.
Grammy nom thinks outside the toy box
Kokayi is one of the only independent hip-hop artists to ever be nominated for a Grammy Award. And that’s about the least interesting thing about him.
Korn get back to the basics on RWYA
It would be easy to count Korn out – with shows being cancelled in Scranton, PA – but the ninth full-length may prove to be the band’s defining moment, 2010 the year the Bakersfield, CA, rockers come full circle on a 15-year career.
Bieber Fever invades 2010 MMVA’s
Though the 2010 installment of he MMVA’s played host to more y’alls than ehs than most years, Miley Cyrus, a Texas native, had no trouble entertaining 8,000-plus screaming teens amassed for the event Sunday night.
Xavier Rudd: The Highs and Lows of Life in Music
Shaking a depression was no easy task for Xavier Rudd. In this, the first instalment of 21 Questions, Rudd talks to Martyr Magazine about his recent trials and eventual rebound, and the latest disc, Koonyum Sun.
Danko Jones delivers a kick in the pants
The fifth full-length by Toronto trio Danko Jones is something like an audio version of an expensive lap dance. Below the Belt, more sex and rock than drugs (but it’s in there too!), boasts a frenetic pace.
Vancouver 2010: A country’s defining moment
Despite, and perhaps as a result of, an onslaught of negative attention surrounding the Georgian luger’s tragic and untimely death, Canada’s 2010 Games attracted record audiences both in Canada and the U.S.
A cross-country hunt for the Canadian identity
Whether 10 Days Across Canada addressed the evasive question of a Canadian identity is another question. What is certain is that it helped accurately highlight the virtue for which Canadians are best known: kindness.