Catch Up: Nightbox

  Nightbox: they’re a handsome bunch of dudes.    Now that we have that out the way, OTMzine caught up with the band to chat about what they have been up to and get the word on their brand new EP, The Panic Sequence.  Photography by Andrew Weir   The Panic Sequence is the band’s second release, coming a few years after their debut EP. Though this marks their first release in a while, Nightbox has been keeping busy. The group …

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Inspiration XLIII

  • in Music
  • April 29, 2014

  On this gloomy and rainy day, we look to our past music features to brighten our day in the studio. Here are the OTMzine Alumni inspiring us this week:   Allie X with Catch For Esmé with 250 The Airplane Boys with Harvest Nightbox with Burning New Hands with Swimming

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Profile: The Beaches

Photography by Cory Vanderploeg at Hermann & Audrey // Stylist: Talia Brown // Make Up: Liz Robertson It’s rare to find a group of young women who are as focused, dedicated and professional as The Beaches are—especially under the age of 18. Upon meeting them, we realized these talented musicians need to be taken very seriously. With an epic party video for their tune “Loner” directed by Michael Maxxis funded by MuchFact, tons of experience playing in some of Toronto’s …

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LYON EP Review

Sometimes you can really connect to an album emotionally. It makes you happy, or sad, or angry, or nostalgic, or maybe all of it all at once. With Indian Summer, Lyon does something a little different. In just five songs, this Toronto synth-pop songstress takes us though those (not necessarily romantic) relationship highs and lows that we know all too well. From the picturesque beginning where you feel unstoppable, to the realization that things aren’t as perfect as they once …

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Profile: Raine Maida

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE SPACE Raine Maida keeps it simple on his latest solo album Photography by Jalani Morgan I can easily say that I don’t remember Canadian music without the name Raine Maida in it. And I think a lot of other 20-something music fans can say same thing. I distinctly remember my early years of music nerd-dom, flipping on Much Music, seeing that eerie, gritty video for Our Lady Peace’s “Superman’s Dead” and being completely taken aback by …

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Profile: Twist

Twist is a new musical project by BB Guns’ Laura Hermiston and Holy Fuck guitarist and songwriter Brian Borcherdt. The duo quietly released their first track online at the end of February. Their release, called Where to Lie, features a chilled out, hazy, guitar and is led by strong vocals. The photo paired with their SoundCloud file is blurry and cold. It shows Laura in a high fur lined collar wearing white sunglasses. A ghost image of the glasses can …

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