Smiling Buddha

Anamai's Anna Mayberry

Vivian Tabar

The Toronto experimental folk musician discusses her just-released album, What Mountain, and her newfound desire for movement in all its forms more

May 8, 2017 6:04 PM Features

And you can hear one of those songs right here more

Oct 7, 2016 10:00 AM Features


Cristina Naccarato

Local dark-gazers launch Consent at the Smiling Buddha more

Jul 10, 2016 4:43 PM Concert reviews

Some say they don't feel safe at events for teens due to lack of security, drug abuse and violence more

Apr 6, 2016 7:00 PM Features 2 Comments

Odonis Odonis

Ian Chai

Odonis Odonis and New Fries churn out amped-up sets amid the strobe lights and smoke machines on night one of the venue's anniversary weekend shows more

Jan 31, 2016 11:25 AM Concert reviews 1 Comments

Jonah Falco's recently reunited hardcore group slip a couple of new songs into hit-laden tour kick-off at Smiling Buddha more

Jan 10, 2016 12:55 PM Concert reviews


Matt Williams

Indiana stoner-emo trio's towering noise and melodramatic vocals kick the year off right more

Jan 5, 2016 10:52 AM Concert reviews



30-minute set explosive but halting more

Dec 9, 2015 1:30 PM Concert reviews

Founder James Lindsay on how his label came to be, putting out releases by Odonis Odonis, Soupcans, New Fries and more more

Oct 14, 2015 6:30 PM Features

Technical delays and no soundcheck freak out the hotly tipped Swedish post-punks more

Oct 7, 2015 3:23 PM Concert reviews



“All bitches on stage. All bitches playing music. All bitches playing bitches’ music.” more

Oct 3, 2015 2:28 PM Concert reviews

Stella Ella Olla and Hollerado musician Anne Douris's new pop persona tackles the in-between stage of life more

Sep 1, 2015 1:52 PM Features

Three cheers for science more

Jul 15, 2015 7:05 PM Features

Win a pair of tickets to see The Do on June 4th at The Smiling Buddha! more

May 27, 2015 9:21 AM Music

Win a pair of tickets to see Iron Chic on May 12th at Smiling Buddha! more

Apr 22, 2015 10:06 AM Music

Fighting the Negaverse and winning hearts by moonlight more

Apr 16, 2015 4:02 PM Concert reviews


Photo credit: Nic Pouliot

Casual magic at this triple bill of local alt-electronic duos more

Mar 21, 2015 1:24 PM Concert reviews



Officious, cordial and to the point more

Jan 20, 2015 12:12 PM Concert reviews