Sri & Jayson from Doctors & Engineers, Los Angeles

“I will do this in whatever way I want, in whatever percentage that I want, of like, you know whatever you think is South Asian versus whatever you think is American, because on any given day we are floating in those percentages between our worlds.” Sri, Doctors & Engineers Like all good quasi millennials – I…

Art Tavana

“LA is more punk than New York…I think that LA’s punk rock is more…it’s a stronger brand of any genre of punk  rock – even the United Kingdom.” Art Tavana, Music Journalist Green Day’s 1039 Smoothed Out Slappy Hours, is one of the first commercially available recordings of the iconic California pop-punk band originally released by…

Hello! and an Update!

It’s been a crazy few months, and I’m finally coming down to the end of my travels for this project.  I’m taking a bit of time to review all the interviews and photos and shows and just cool things that have happened through LA, Mumbai and of course my hometown of Toronto.      …

Rosina Kazi (Rose), Toronto

“I know what I want. It’s coming across this world that’s telling you that everything you want is wrong. That’s what I rub up against. “ Rose is a member of LAL, a two piece electronic project with her partner Nick, that is legendary in Toronto. Rose has been pushing the boundaries and helping to make…

Urvah Khan, Toronto

“There needs to be more people promoting creativity among young women, from a young age. Women are not just born to be a wife, a sister, a mother. There’s more to it…. It’s just all about being free and truly just do what you want, what makes you happy.” Urvah Khan leads the ‘Scrap Army:’…

Tantrum, Toronto

“Nobody knew what to do with us – we were just doing things and singing about things other people didn’t  – no one knew what genre we belonged to.  Our presence and message was just too strong.” Tantrum played bass in the legendary punk band ‘Tribe8’ – a band that would be referenced as a…

Marco Adamovic, Toronto

“Creatively working together means we have a common goal.  For me it’s always been about the social impact of music.” Marco, is an artist, musician and educator.  He has been making music and playing drums all over the Greater Toronto Area for the past 15 years.  You can find his beats in a number of…