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    Darkness from the gut

    Dark, moody, emotive; the list of adjectives could go on and on when it comes to Phantogram, a duo whose commanding brand of nuanced synth- and drum-d...

  • //Ben Giesbrecht

    No lifts, no problem

    ‘We’re not crazy,” laughs Will Fraser. That would depend on who you ask. Fraser and his friends are spending a freezing-cold afterno...

  • Only in dreams

    What dreams may come

    Was it only a dream? Six-year-old Sam (Noah Wiseman) wakes up in the middle of the night and scurries to his mother’s bed. He was having a night...

  • Classic Christmas // Yin Yi

    An easy, festive nut to crack

    In the world of North American ballet, no production matters more than The Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky’s classic score, first performed in 1892, is ...

  • // Shawna Iwaniuk

    From medical to midwife

    There seem to be two camps when it comes to birthing: those who believe birth should happen in a hospital where medical help is on hand should anythin...

Darkness from the gut

Dark, moody, emotive; the list of adjectives could go on and on when it comes to Phantogram, a duo whose commanding brand of nuanced synth- and drum-driven indie pop has been steadily gaining traction since the release of Eyelid Movies in 2009. Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter, who met in high school before reconnecting and…