September 21, 2016
It’s About Kim Kardashian if Kim Kardashian Was a Baker
Lido Pimienta charges extra for diversity. Subversive make-up tutorials from Megan MacKay. Cult 60s prairie rock psychedelia and Guillaume Morrissette reads his own worst reviews.
Katie Jensen
Freelance Producer

Here are the show’s featured artists, in order of appearance:

Lido Pimienta is a singer, songwriter, and visual artist from Baranquilla, Colombia. Her highly-anticipated follow up album, La Papessa has been artfully remixed, and can be listened to here. @LidoPimienta

Expedition to Earth was a Winnipeg garage-psych band that toured heavily throughout the Prairies in the mid 60s, released only one 45, and broke up. Their record became a coveted collectors item for fuzz-heads, fetching over $1000 for original copies on eBay, a fact discovered by Darcie, the wife of guitarist Dan Norton. Fifty years after disbanding, Darcie and Dan have teamed up to form a new band, The Expedition, and are actively playing with a new record coming out soon.

Megan MacKay is a Toronto-based comedian who makes funny YouTube videos, including her breakout satire, Ray Rice Inspired Makeup Tutorial. She has been featured on Buzzfeed, Jezebel, and most notably, Elizabeth Banks’s new female-centric comedy site, WhoHaHa (like Funny or Die, but for women). @mmmegan

Nancy Pants is a Montreal garage-pop band. The band was conceived when founding members Ohara Hale and Adam Waito were on a road trip to a comic book convention. Listen to their irresistible, blissed-out dirty pop here. @nancypants4ever

Guillaume Morissette is the author of New Tab (Véhicule Press, 2014), which was a finalist for the 2015 First Novel Award. His work has appeared in Maisonneuve Magazine, Little Brother Magazine, Vice, Electric Literature, The Quietus and many other publications. @anxietyissue

Contributors: Jesse Locke is a writer and editor based in Toronto. He has worked for publications such as Weird Canada and AUX and recently wrote his first book, a biography of Simply Saucer out this fall from Eternal Cavalier Press. When he’s not writing, he plays the drums for Century Palm, Tough Age, and Chandra. @wipeoutbeat

Image by Lido Pimienta.

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