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Then and Now: the El Mo

In Then and Now, a series of articles detailing the history of Toronto night clubs,┬árespected writer Denise Benson has a feature on the El Mocambo… 292 more words

Tuesday Musics: "Ode to Self-Publishing" (aka "Fear of Zine Failure"), The Hidden Cameras, 2001

by Carl Wilson

In preparation for my talk this weekend at the EMP Pop Conference, I’ve been sifting through a lot of archival imagery, music and documents from the vicinity of the moment formerly known as “Torontopia.” Here is a ground-zero kind of example – the Hidden Cameras (the band that birthed a thousand bands) at Vazaleen (the event that arguably birthed a new Toronto queer culture) in March of 2001. 25 more words

Carl Wilson