Ian T. D. Thomson

Say ‘yes’ to UMFM

During this year’s UMSU election, campus radio station 101.5 UMFM will be asking the student body to raise its levy by $1.50 per student, per…


Portrait of a (solitary) man

Calgary singer-songwriter Chad VanGaalen, who will play the West End Cultural Centre on Sept. 25, brings his unique blend of folk and experimental music to…


Human Music – “Sup”, 3.5/5

Human Music is a psychedelic pop band from Winnipeg. Comprised of members from successful local gems Haunter and Cannon Bros., the group released their debut…




Elephant Revival

Combining elements of folk, Americana, and Celtic music is the Colorado quintet, Elephant Revival. On tour in support of their 2013 release These Changing Skies,…


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Misc. circles

Songwriting is not an easy process. Obtaining the necessary levels of musicality, rhythm, and sincerity in a song requires patience. This often leads to tedious…


Cannes of commercial creativity

Thirty-second commercials fracturing your favourite sitcom may not spark your imagination. However, this does not mean aesthetically-driven commercials are completely absent from television. In hopes…


Lost Luggage

The event of travelling is a distinctive concept with many different variables. A unique story may arrive as one enters the airport, when one reaches…


Mid-Ocean’s 20

The Mid-Ocean School of Media Arts (MOSMA), Manitoba’s sole audio production school, celebrates their 20th anniversary in 2015. Beginning in 1995 as a partnership between…