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Your Urban Lifestyle Guide

Day 1:
An eight hour car ride and three coffee breaks lead us to the Manhattan bridge, the path into the concrete jungle. Being my first time in New York City, everything out my window had me captivated, pulling out my iPhone, snapping on my Puzlook case, ready to capture every moment that was soon to take place.

MSTRKRFT is still waiting for the rest of the music industry to catch up. After more than a decade since releasing their first album, the electronic music duo Jesse F. Keeler (JFK) and Al-P are hoping that the music industry is finally ready for what they are trying to do with music.

“Our household is our Republic; our politics is our appearance.”
— Anna Maria Lenngren

Malin Dahlström and Gustaf Karlöf are political romantics. After speaking with them over Skype, it became clear that they are some of the most empathetic and kind people in pop music. They don’t want to be considered political, but sometimes their opinions can’t help but bleed into their art as humans just trying to talk to other humans, a spirit rather than a manifesto.

Negroni: the perfect summer cocktail and the drink order that will occasionally get you a funny look from an uninitiated server.
Originating in Italy the negroni is a slow sipping cocktail for lazy afternoons in the sunshine. The cool sweetness of the gin and vermouth cuts through summer heat like Steph Curry through a defense.

On Friday April 29th Walshy Fire of Major Lazer set Ritual Nightclub ablaze, with the biggest dancehall set likely to be heard in Ottawa this year.
Opening sets by Frank Play and DJ Roz got the club in the right frame of mind, building up to the explosion of R&B and Dancehall that took over the club when Walshy Fire took the stage.