Nothing to See Here

Rants and Writings by Madison McSweeney


Arts Coverage

Tearing it up with Bob Moses

Jimmy Vallance and Tom Howie have been making waves in the electronic dance scene with their indie-infused house music.


The Revolution Eats a Few More of Its Own [commentary]

Progressive artists are the latest victims of out-of-control political correctness.

Not Their First Rodeo: Marianas Trench Re-Takes the Stampede

Marianas Trench played a packed crowd at the Calgary Stampede's Coca Cola Stage.

Tales from the Cryptkeeper

Tales from the Crypt voice actor John Kassir talks puns, puppets, and practical effects in Calgary.

Art is Art: Exhibit showcases paintings by Canadian music icons

The Ottawa Art Gallery partners with CARAS to showcase original artwork by Canadian musicians.

A Musician with Heart: William Prince [JUNOS]

Juno winner talks folk music, the songwriting process, and the Canadian music scene.

JUNO Awards 2017: Triumphs and Tributes

The 2017 Juno Awards were characterized by passionate performances and moving moments, including tributes to Leonard Cohen and Gord Downie.

Can Josh Ramsay bring back the concept album? (I hope so!) [JUNOS]

Marianas Trench frontman discusses his infatuation with concept albums.

Feist wows with Leonard Cohen tribute [JUNOS]

Strumming an acoustic guitar, Feist performed a haunting cover of Cohen's "Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye" during the Junos broadcast on April 2.

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