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Indie Inside: Diamond Rings

Diamond Rings
Unique pop songs and glamourous live sets.

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Indie Inside: Listen to the Banned

Listen to the Banned is a unique collection of contemporary songs by artists from around the world who have been censored, persecuted, taken to court, imprisoned and even tortured for a very simple reason - their music.
Music by censored, imprisoned and tortured artists.

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Indie Inside: Ruth Minnikin

The Dartmouth, N.S., singer-songwriter Ruth Minnikin has a new album, Depend On This.
The Dartmouth, N.S., singer-songwriter has a new album, Depend On This.

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Kimmortal album release show

Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 8:00pm


The Woods Studio
7 West 2nd Ave
Vancouver, BC
49° 16' 9.4944" N, 123° 6' 17.514" W

For those in the Vancouver area, Vancouver-based artist Kimmortal's album release show will take place Saturday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m., at the Wood's Studio, accompanied by other artists such as Dj Wondrkut, Missy Diane, Sol Diana, & Purple Hearts Social Club.

Indie Inside: Esmerine

Esmerine was co-founded in early 2000s by percussionist Bruce Cawdron (Godpseed You! Black Emperor) and cellist Rebecca Foon (Thee Silver Mt. Zion, Saltland) soon after the two met while recording the first Set Fire To Flames record Signs Reign Rebuilder (2001) at the old brothel at 10 rue Ontario Est in Montreal. Esmerine released two critically-acclaimed albums of modern chamber music in the first half of that decade: If Only a Sweet Surrender to the Nights to Come Be True (2003) and Aurora (2005). These albums have have one foot in the new music/experimental terrain of contemporaries like Rachel's or Town And Country and the other in a more visceral and lyrical landscape populated by the likes of Dirty Three (and GY!BE themselves).

CKLN/CHRY vintage vinyl party and sale

Saturday, August 27, 2011 - 12:00am - 4:00pm


Ryerson Student Centre, Thomas Lounge
55 Gould Street One block north of Dundas, at Church (east of Yonge)
Toronto, ON M5B 1E9
Phone: 416-939-0936
43° 39' 28.7604" N, 79° 22' 42.5604" W

Community radio station CKLN is holding a party and sale of its vinyl library on Saturday August 27. Toronto's first campus-community radio station is moving from Ryerson University and must sell its collection for space reasons.

Thousands of hip hop, house, funk and indie rock and punk vinyl records, music books and other collectibles accumulated over three decades will be on sale along with CKLN swag.

Deejays will be on hand throughout the event spinning everything from boogie funk to hip hop. You can listen live via

For those interested in early entrance, doors open for a special preview from 9-11:00 am for a $10 cover. General Admission is $5 after 11:00 am.


Festival of politics, arts and music wraps up after 20 years

August 11, 2010
| Under the Volcano has been engaging and informing activists in the Lower Mainland since 1990. This year is its last year. We speak with founder and organizer Irwin Oostindie.
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Indie Inside: Library Voices

Library Voices is an eight piece pop collective from Regina, Saskatchewan. Blending tremolo soaked guitars with analog synths, vintage organs, circuit bent electronics, accordion, saxophone, strings, theremin, Tenori-on, and glockenspiel, their songs play out like an AM radio jingle; mixing the best of the 60's, 70's, 80's, and today.

To learn more about the band and their new album Denim on Denim, check out

The Ruckus

#46 - Montreal Underground (with guest host, Matt Lee from Devil Eyes)

April 21, 2010
| Montreal's underground rock scene is exploding, even this podcast can barely contain the energy.
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Indie Inside: Sara Marlowe

Toronto singer-songwriter Sara Marlowe returns with her much-anticipated album, True Stories.
Toronto singer-songwriter Sara Marlowe returns with her much-anticipated album, True Stories.

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