Interview: Wes Mack on new music, new movies and new approaches

(By: Angela McLean) Wes Mack is a jack of all trades. The Alberta-born, B.C.-living singer and songwriter, who just released his latest single “Never Have I Ever” with Canadian duo Sons of Daughters, skyrocketed to country fame after scoring an opening slot on Shania Twain’s Rock This Country tour in 2015. Night after night, he crashed Twain’s set and jammed out with his fellow Canadian … Continue reading Interview: Wes Mack on new music, new movies and new approaches

Theo Tams in Toronto doing press for 'Call the Doctor,' Sept. 28, 2018 in Toronto

INTERVIEW: Theo Tams on new EP and getting closure in the studio

(By: Angela McLean) “Proper, authentic and vulnerable” – these are words Canadian artist Theo Tams would use to describe his new EP, ‘Call the Doctor.’ Released Friday (Sept. 28), ‘Call the Doctor’ marks Tams’ fourth project since winning the final season of the CTV talent search Canadian Idol in 2008. His discography to date includes a full-length album, EP and a small selection of original … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Theo Tams on new EP and getting closure in the studio

WE & Chartwells partnership launch with Ashton Sequeira, Karl Wolf and Craig Kielburger

New meal choice at Ryerson makes a ‘Special’ impact

(By: Angela McLean) Ryerson students can now help feed a child in need when they purchase a meal on campus. The university’s latest meal offering, the WE Special, has an appetizing social impact. Each purchase unlocks a meal for a child in need locally or globally. This initiative is the result of an innovative partnership between the charitable organization WE and foodservice provider Chartwells and … Continue reading New meal choice at Ryerson makes a ‘Special’ impact

Team photos for House of Anesi and SKIIN

Toronto-based wearable tech startups changing the undergarment game

(By: Angela McLean) Get ready to say goodbye to your uncomfortable bras and boring underwear. Thanks to their advancements in the booming wearable market, two Toronto-based startups have made undergarments that are personalized, forward-thinking and, most importantly, feel like they aren’t even there. Enter House of Anesi, a startup based out of Ryerson’s Fashion Zone that is revolutionizing the bra. Their Anesi bra, which officially … Continue reading Toronto-based wearable tech startups changing the undergarment game

EXCLUSIVE: Langston Francis on “These Nights” and Hayley Kiyoko

(By: Angela McLean) By day, Langston Francis is your average high school student. By night, however, he is an on-the-rise singer/songwriter booking shows with artists like New City and Hayley Kiyoko and getting airplay on the biggest radio stations in Canada. His world changed in November 2017 with the release of “FCKD IT UP,” his bold debut single that is now nearing one million listens … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Langston Francis on “These Nights” and Hayley Kiyoko

EXCLUSIVE: Felix Cartal dishes on ‘Next Season’ and “Get What You Give”

(By: Angela McLean) If you really do get what you give, Felix Cartal’s recent success is certainly deserved. Though many people are just getting to know him thanks to his massive 2017 hit “Get What You Give,” the Canadian DJ and producer is no stranger to the EDM world. He released his debut EP in 2009 with Dim Mak Records, Steve Aoki’s record label, and … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Felix Cartal dishes on ‘Next Season’ and “Get What You Give”

EXCLUSIVE: Francesco Yates and New City celebrate Canadian Music Week

(By: Angela McLean) If you’ve listened to the radio this past year, Francesco Yates and New City are names you’re bound to know. They’ve both been on top of their game, releasing multiple smash singles and being the face of the most frequented Spotify playlists. Both also made their presence known at the Canadian Radio Music Awards during Canadian Music Week (CMW) last week – … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Francesco Yates and New City celebrate Canadian Music Week

EXCLUSIVE: Yoke Lore talks headlining tour and ‘Goodpain’ EP

(By: Angela McLean) The human experience is at the heart of everything Adrian Galvin does. Better known by his stake moniker Yoke Lore, Galvin is, above all, interested in stories about people and their relationships with the world and everything in it. The result is soul-driven, indie pop that’s won the hearts of touring partners like Overcoats and Elliot Moss, streaming platforms like Spotify that … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Yoke Lore talks headlining tour and ‘Goodpain’ EP

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Monsune’s Scott Zhang

(By: Sarah Chew) Ryerson, prepare your ears for this new artist’s soulful pop songs, influenced by the emerging art of plunderphonics. Scott Zhang, the man behind Monsune, is a multi-talented Toronto musician who has been getting worldwide attention recently for his first single, “Nothing in Return.” His YouTube covers have been racking up over 50,000 views, and the comment sections have been filled with adoration … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Monsune’s Scott Zhang

EXCLUSIVE: Elliott and Ezra of The Look Back Now on getting bigger, better and busier

(By: Laura Dalton) Well-established following the release of their EP ‘Dweeb,’ Toronto band The Look Back Now are currently playing a sporadic set of shows around the GTA to promote themselves. After a hectic summer of shows across Ontario, the band is ready to play for larger audiences with similar bands like Run Maggie Run and Family of Things. RUtv News sat down with lead … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Elliott and Ezra of The Look Back Now on getting bigger, better and busier