Classic of the day: Weeping Tile "Poked"

The opener to their amazing first full length album "Cold Snap", which came out in 1995, "Poked" really has it all.  If you ask us, Sarah Harmer is a legend.  Enjoy.


This week in Toronto: MANIFESTO Festival!

It's back, the amazing annual community hip hop culture festival known as Manifesto is returning for it's 8th installment, and it's gonna be a good one.  We have seen some of the best shows EVER at past Manifesto's, and this year there are a bunch more great events lined up.

RED BULL SOUND SELECT: Wednesday, September 17 - at Revival - 783 College

Red Bull Sound Select presents  #BREAKMUSIC Featuring Tre Mission, Tasha The Amazon, and Dillon Ponders.  Headlined by none other than Isaiah Rashad (TDE | Tennessee). Entry is not guaranteed. Events are first come first served based on capacity.

9 p.m. – 1 a.m. | FREE w/ RSVP | 19+ event


TRANSCENSION: Thursday, September 18 - at the Steam Whistle Roundhouse

The Transcension Art Exhibition features works from the living legend, graffiti/tattoo artist Mister Cartoon (Los Angeles). Not only that, but Mister Cartoon will be doing a live mural with artist Kno Delx (Colombia) and graffiti artist SKAM (Toronto).

7 p.m. – 2 a.m. | $15 advance 


RUMBLE IN REGENT: Friday, September 19 - Inside Daniels Spectrum - Ada Slaight Hall

12 DJ's / 6 music styles / 2 DJ's battle per style / 6 DJ final & 1 style wins

Please arrive on time to help decide the winners!

9pm (sharp) - 2am | 19+ event | $10 advance


LIVE AT THE SQUARE: Saturday, September 20 - Yonge-Dundas Square
The 8th annual Live at the Square features acts Bishop NehruRaury & Ryan Leslie, as well as curated sets presented by R.I.S.E., Honey Jam, and Urbanology throughout the afternoon and evening.

Dance competitions include: Last Style Standing 3 (popping, locking, house & hip hop freestyle), the Canada Pro 1vs1 Bboy Championship, the Red Bull Cypher Floor (featuring the Sound Cypher, B Boy Nasty Ray and DJ Skeme Richards) and the Movement Showcases.

12 noon – 11 p.m. | FREE | all-ages + family friendly


MANIFESTO 2014 SUMMIT: Sunday, September 21 - The George Brown Waterfront Campus 
The George Brown Waterfront Campus will play host to the Manifesto 2014 Summit, featuring a series of panel discussions including The Business of Art, Lyrics To Go, Love My Crew, and Tour Life. CARFAC will present a number of discussions geared toward the visual arts community, and Manifesto's Dance department will present a youth dance cypher. The 2014 Summit will also feature In Conversation with Mister Cartoon & Ryan Leslie.  

Get even more info and tickets here!

W: www.mnfsto.com 

FB: www.facebook.com/ManifestoFestival 

Twitter: www.twitter.com/Manifesto_TO

YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/ManifestoFestival


Shoffy "Lonely Up Here"

Very cool new acoustic r&b vibes from up and comer Shoffy, who is for sure doing great things.


More great things to see at POP Montreal

TR/ST - Sept. 18th @ Le Late Night Little Burgundy, details here.

MONOMYTH - Sept. 18th at Barfly and L'Escogriffe, details here.

DEF3 and FACTOR - September 18th at TRH Bar, details here


Get all the info you need here!


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