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Tuesday, April 16 2013

Major Label Debut: Kevin Drew and 10 Years of Arts & Crafts

When Kevin Drew co-founded Arts & Crafts, his label was intended simply as a way to get out the music of his band, Broken Social Scene. Now, ten years later, Drew gives PopMatters an unflinching look at the ups and downs of running one of the most influential labels out there today.


Various Artists: Arts & Crafts: 2003-2013

Broken Social Scene, its various offshoots, and other acts associated with Toronto’s Arts & Crafts label provide a 10-year overview of the label’s highs, along with some rather choice unreleased tracks.


Thursday, September 9 2010

“You’re Your Own Combustible Fire”: A Conversation with the Most Serene Republic

Swiping movies scores from Jon Brion? Smoking up with Michael Bublé? Crafting album titles out of Lewis Carroll-inspired word games? Vocalist Adrian Jewett talks to PopMatters about his band's Juno nomination, it's never-ending stream of EPs, and finally getting a Jewish drummer.


Monday, July 12 2010

The Most Serene Republic: Fantasick Impossibliss

It's one-of-a-kind stuff that'll keep you glued to the speakers.


Sunday, May 2 2010

Broken Social Scene: Forgiveness Rock Record

Broken Social Scene is back and they've stumbled upon their second straight-up masterpiece. Plain and simple.


Sunday, March 14 2010

Jason Collett: Rat a Tat Tat

With infectious grooves and boozy swagger, Collett is hell-bent on swinging hips.


Tuesday, October 27 2009

Zeus: Sounds Like Zeus

Distant relatives of the Broken Social Scene collective make a pop-savvy debut.


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