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  • Damian Talks to Stephen Malkmus about pop and punk music and what it’s like being a living legend
    Damian Talks to Stephen Malkmus about pop and punk music and what it’s like being a living legend
    Yesterday on The Wedge, Damian had a very special guest co-host the show with him: the legend himself Stephen Malkmus of renowned band Pavement and Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks. They talked about pop music and Stephen’s appreciation for artists like Macklemore, Daft Punk, and Katy Perry and they also touched on the Jicks’ latest […] (read more)
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    Posted: Mon, Mar 31, 2014
  • Here’s a fitspiration video playlist to keep you motivated
    Here’s a fitspiration video playlist to keep you motivated
    It’s almost April. How far along are you in your quest for a beach body? By now, most of us are either halfway to shredded, or ditched our New Year’s resolution to tone up long ago. But don’t hit the panic button just yet. Just like the Leafs, you can still get it together in […] (read more)
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    Posted: Wed, Mar 26, 2014
  • Here’s your anti-Spring Break playlist
    Here’s your anti-Spring Break playlist
    If you’re like Rihanna, sitting in a tub of lukewarm water, crying, and dreaming of a hot, sunny beach, well, you’ve just hit the jackpot. It’s Spring Break and while your Facebook friends are all spending the week in Cancun and posting drunk, sunburned photos of themselves, you’re hibernating at home while the snow is […] (read more)
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    Posted: Wed, Mar 12, 2014
  • Stream Kevin Drew’s new album Darlings
    Stream Kevin Drew’s new album Darlings
    Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew isn’t afraid to talk about sex and intimacy and he isn’t afraid of being honest. That’s what you can expect on Darlings, Drew’s new album, which is now streaming on NPR a week before it’s release on Arts & Crafts. Sonically, Darlings has that same atmospheric Broken Social Scene sound […] (read more)
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    Posted: Mon, Mar 10, 2014
  • Broken Social Scene reunite (yes, again) for this year’s Field Trip
    Broken Social Scene reunite (yes, again) for this year’s Field Trip
    When Broken Social Scene reunited after their brief hiatus for their record label Arts & Crafts’ 10-year anniversary bash, everyone thought it would be a one-off. But as it turns out, the Toronto indie collective will return for a second year in a row for the same event called Field Trip. Expanding beyond the record […] (read more)
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    Posted: Tue, Feb 18, 2014
  • We’re trying to remember the best of Toronto (while it’s Polar Vortexing)
    We’re trying to remember the best of Toronto (while it’s Polar Vortexing)
    Okay, Mother Earth, we get it. It’s freaking freezing and we only really have ourselves to blame (thanks, non-renewable energy resources, we’ve learned our lesson). While it’s -21 degrees Celsius right now in Toronto (and don’t get us started on wind chill) we’ve resorted to solutions for our misery that lie beyond the space heater: […] (read more)
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    Posted: Tue, Jan 21, 2014
  • We present James Franco with all the Canadian indie groups
    We present James Franco with all the Canadian indie groups
    James Franco Instagrammed himself with Arcade Fire and we thought it would be really cool if he hung out with some more Canadian artists so obviously… James Franco with Broken Social Scene! James Franco with Tegan and Sara! [videoembed2 clipid=910656] They have a new video, have you seen it? We can’t embed it yet, so […] (read more)
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    Posted: Wed, Sep 18, 2013
  • Listen to the new Eight and a Half album on First Spins
    Listen to the new Eight and a Half album on First Spins
    Before they were One Direction they were five guys competing solo on X-Factor until Nicole Scherzinger convinced them that they were better off together as a group. Imagine their surprise when the suggestion worked and their individual powers combined made them into one of the fastest rising boy bands as of late. But I’m not […] (read more)
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    Posted: Wed, Apr 04, 2012
  • Broken Social Scene “Hotel (Page Turner remix)” (MP3)
    Broken Social Scene “Hotel (Page Turner remix)” (MP3)
    Childish Gambino, the musical alias of actor/comedian Donald Glover, has taken a stab at Broken Social Scene’s “Hotel.” He instills the laidback vibes of the original with some excited synth work and electro claps, reducing the vocals to a mere whisper. Sadly, he doesn’t contribute any of his own verses. You can compare the remix […] (read more)
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    Posted: Wed, Oct 19, 2011
  • The Wedge News Round Up: Sigur Rós to release concert film and live album
    The Wedge News Round Up: Sigur Rós to release concert film and live album
    Iceland’s Sigur Rós will be releasing Inni, a concert film and live album on November 8. The concert, directed by Vincent Morisset, was filmed in 2008 in London at Alexandra Palace. Head over to Pitchfork to see their performance of “Festival,” and also take a look at the set list and track list. The film […] (read more)
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    Posted: Fri, Sep 16, 2011
  • Watch: The Wedge Presents Osheaga
    Watch: The Wedge Presents Osheaga
    So this past July, The Wedge ventured off to the Osheaga Festival Musique Et Arts in Montreal, Quebec. Since Damian was performing with his band Fucked Up, it was a perfect opportunity to give viewers a documentary-style look behind the scenes of Osheaga at what the average concertgoer doesn’t usually get to see. Over the […] (read more)
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    Posted: Fri, Sep 09, 2011
  • The Wedge News Round Up For July 8
    The Wedge News Round Up For July 8
    Das Racist announce first proper non-mixtape album… Lost Bobb Trimble album from 1983 to finally get a release… Girl Talk says he’s proud to be the creator of “dumb party music”… Vetiver and Fruit Bats announce joint tour… Read an interview between Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew and Fucked Up’s Damian Abraham. (read more)
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    Posted: Fri, Jul 08, 2011
  • The Wedge News Round Up For May 19
    The Wedge News Round Up For May 19
    EMA has announced a North American tour and will play Montreal and Toronto Black Lips nearly killed producer Mark Ronson by feeding him raw liver sashimi Hey, why not download a free mixtape/podcast by Toro y Moi James Murphy, Kid Koala and more added to Osheaga In the City Watch Broken Social Scene cover Modest […] (read more)
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    Posted: Thu, May 19, 2011
  • When did you first hear Sloan?
    When did you first hear Sloan?
    For 20 years now, Sloan have been one of the major contributors to CanRock. Singlehandedly putting East Coast Canada’s music scene on the map in 1991, the former Haligonians have left one of the better bodies of work over their three-decade run. Now, in a new series of videos, the band have assembled an impressive […] (read more)
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    Posted: Mon, May 09, 2011
  • Broken Social Scene to headline Halifax M Fest
    Broken Social Scene to headline Halifax M Fest
    The Halifax Pop Explosion isn’t happening until October 18th to the 22nd, but that hasn’t stopped the organizers from throwing a party a couple months in advance to get everyone excited. The long-running music fest has announced a new offshoot called Halifax M Fest that will take place over the course of Sunday, August 7th. […] (read more)
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    Posted: Tue, Apr 05, 2011
  • Drake, DWW, Hedley and more on the 2011 JUNOs red carpet!
    Drake, DWW, Hedley and more on the 2011 JUNOs red carpet!
    Check out our pics from the JUNOs red carpet! (read more)
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    Posted: Mon, Mar 28, 2011
  • Watch The Wedge tonight with guest host Kevin Drew of Broken Social Scene
    Watch The Wedge tonight with guest host Kevin Drew of Broken Social Scene
    When you hire the lead singer of F**ked Up to host a live television show, you have to be prepared to invite the occasional “special guest” in to fill the void when duty calls. Currently touring across Australia as part of the Soundwave Festival, The Wedge‘s host Damian Abraham will return next week to his […] (read more)
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    Posted: Wed, Mar 02, 2011
  • Broken Social Scene talk (possible) new album
    Broken Social Scene talk (possible) new album
    Last week Broken Social Scene learned that they were up for five Juno nominations. Our Liz was there to congratulate the band and while speaking with bassist Brendan Canning, learned that the band be closer to a follow-up to Forgiveness Rock Record than any of us expected. [videoembed2 clipid=412943] (read more)
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    Posted: Tue, Feb 08, 2011
  • Watch Damian and Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew go tobogganing
    Watch Damian and Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew go tobogganing
    Last night MuchMusic aired the second episode of The Wedge and we felt the best way to celebrate the success of last week’s premiere was to go… tobogganing! Yes, Wednesday’s heavy snow in Toronto meant Wedge host Damian Abraham could fulfill his dream of hitting the slopes of Christie Pits. But he didn’t just do […] (read more)
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    Posted: Thu, Feb 03, 2011
  • Broken Social Scene, D-Sisive, Hollerado talk Juno nods
    Broken Social Scene, D-Sisive, Hollerado talk Juno nods
    The nominations for the 2011 Juno Awards were announced Tuesday morning and MuchMusic’s Liz attended the press conference to get reactions from some of the nominees. Amongst the scrum, Liz managed to grab Brendan Canning (Broken Social Scene), D-Sisive, Dean Baxter (Hollerado), Care Failure and Anthony Bleed (Die Mannequin), Keshia Chante, Deadmau5 and Karkwa. Watch […] (read more)
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    Posted: Thu, Feb 03, 2011
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