Playing to please

Heartland is the third full length album from Toronto based musician and composer Owen Pallett—but the first to have his own name on the cover.

Booming baby business

Bellies and Bundles Maternity and Baby Boutique rides in on a wave of new local baby-related businesses.

Scratch and sniff the surface

At least 150 local bands are working on an album for this year’s RPM Challenge. Sarah Smellie takes a quick look through the list.

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Photo by Jonathan Kennedy (www.flickr.com/theghostsofgiants/)

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Documenting a scene

A new punk and hardcore compilation is attempting to pin down that section of the local music scene. Martin Connolley talks to the people who put it together.