Download Issue 7′s Mixtape!


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While this June’s issue “The Future” is not NXNE-themed, we decided to make our mixtape a grouping of 17 wonderful Canadian acts playing this year’s fest! So get this download on your crazy technological device of choice and then go see them play throughout Toronto this week. Enjoy!


1. “UFO” by Absolutely Free

2. “Sour Paradise” by Petra Glynt

3. “Hulahoop” by Weaves

4. “Along the Line” by Grounders

5. “Little Wild Love” by Gold & Youth

6. “Born Again (Doldrums Remix)” by Diana

7. “This Machine” by Kashka

8. “Single Status” by Mozart’s Sister

9. “Moscow” by Mesa Mesa

10. “Childhood’s End” by Majical Cloudz

11. “Be My Brother” by Beams

12. “Dick & Jane” by Sidney York

13. “Hardtimes” by Olenka & the Autumn Lovers

14. “River Rock” by EONS

15. “More Thorns” by By Divine Right

16. “Bad Company” by The Beverlys

17. “Boy Detective” by Patti Cake

& you can still download our previous mixtapes!

Download Issue 6′s mixtape, Goin’ Elsewhere

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Raise your hand if you make a playlist to listen to while you’re leaving/going somewhere! If you’re that person, well, we just made the next playlist, errr mixtape, for you. In honour of our sixth issue’s theme of Elsewhere, we decided to format this mixtape based on songs that mention other places. Now get daydreaming!


1. “Lets Get Out of this Country” by Camera Obscura

2. “The Giant of Illinois” by Andrew Bird

3. “Jasper” by Aidan Knight

4. “O New England” by The Decemberists

5. “The Cold Swedish Winter” by Jens Lekman

6. “Postcards from Italy” by Beirut

7. “Grand Canyon” by Magnetic Fields

8. “Two Girls from Montreal” by The Bicycles

9. “Miami” by Foals

10. “Paris is Burning” by St. Vincent

11. “Impossible Germany” by Wilco

12. “Home” by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

& you can still download our previous mixtapes!

Download Issue 5′s Mixtape!

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For issue 5, we decided to do something a little different with our mixtape. Because the issue is an ode to fanzines, the three editors decided to make the mixtape an ode to some of their favourite bands (and ones we haven’t used on our other mixtapes). This mixtape includes odes to Three Gut Records and Arts & Crafts.


1. “Now, More Than Ever” by Jim Guthrie

2. “One More Night” by Stars

3. “Calculation Theme” by Metric

4. “Unsurfed Waves” by Snowblink

5. “Let it Die” by Feist

6. “Make it Better” by Gentleman Reg

7. “Scratches” by Dog Day

8. “Young Offenders” by The Constantines

9. “Bring My Father a Gift” by Royal City

10. “Family Tree” by Evening Hymns

11. “Tie Me Up God” by Sea Snakes

12. “Arena” by Suuns

13. “I Wanna Rob a Bank” by Jason Collett

14. “Bandwitch” by Broken Social Scene

15. “Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)” by Arcade Fire

Download Issue 4′s Mixtape: NXNE 2012 Edition

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Here it is, the fourth issue’s mixtape! Free songs of bands playing NXNE!



1. “Keep it Low” by The Hundred in the Hands

2. “Silver Tongue” by Zulu Winter

3. “Chained Together” by Mozart’s Sister

4. “How Long Have You Known” by DIIV

5. “Automocar” by The Danks

6. “Searching Through the Past” by Bleached

7. “Dark Forces” by Jeans Boots

8. “Little Poems” by Rah Rah

9. “Holding Onto Something” by Parlovr

10. “Good Day at the Races” by Hollerado

11. “Open Your Heart” by The Men

12. “Negative Space” by METZ

13. “Murder 1″ by WAZU

14. “(Into the) Atmosphere” by Dusted

15. “Mean Sun” by Brasstronaut

16. “The Fall” by Warm Myth

Download the Third Issue’s Mixtape

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One of our favourite things about putting out each issue is compiling the mixtapes of Toronto bands to go with them. For the third issue, we’ve got 18 more exciting local acts to check out, from Arts & Crafts’ new electro goth signees Trust to the genre-bending banshees Yamantaka // Sonic Titan to the sweet dance party boys The Elwins to the new project from Ohbijou’s Casey and Ryan, The Blot.


1. “Bulbform” by Trust

2. “There’s a Secret To Your Pleasure” by Slim Twig

3. “Big Dumb Blue Angel” by Moon King

4. “Homesick Satellite” by Doldrums

5. “Prepare to Prepare to Die” by Blood Rexdale and the Walls are Blonde

6. “Demon Inside Me” by The Undrummer

7. “White Flag Riot” by Odonis Odonis

8. “Reverse Crystal Murder of a Spider” by Yamantaka // Sonic Titan

9. “I Simply” by Rattail

10. “Dream of Stones” by Rival Boys

11. “Evening Breath” by The Folk

12. “Sperry” by Little City

13. “The Ocean” by Young Rival

14. “Green” by Dilly Dally

15. “Stuck in the Middle” by The Elwins

16. “Quizzical Face” by Carnival Moon

17. “Whispers” by Lake Forest

18. “The Blot Begins” by The Blot