Author Archives: Jessica Ruby

About Jessica Ruby

Jessica Ruby is the Toronto Editor in Chief and Co-Founder of this here Website. She has a passionate hatred of pigeons & avocados and a passionate love of music & (all other kinds of) food. You can find her most weekends imbibing in Trinity Bellwoods Park. Be sure to follow her on twitter at @Really_ruby and follow N_ at @NUndergroundTO

Best Brunch in Toronto’s West End

Toronto has a plethora of brunch places. As I’ve recently immigrated to West of Dufferin it’s taken me a little while to find the best brunch without having to wait in any painful lines. Let me share with you my findings

Cold Specks is Back with a Tour and New Album

Cold Specks (Real name: Al Spx) is a 26 year old Canadian singer/songwriter from Toronto and has made a name for herself in the North American indie music scene and will continue to do that with her recently announced tour around the launch of her acclaimed new album Neuroplasticity.

NXNE Announces 2015 Headquaters and Surprising Pitchfork Collab

Today our beloved Toronto NXNE which takes place between June 17-21, announced today the the 2015 Headquarters will be at MaRS Discovery District. What this means is that registration, exclusive parties and all NXNE interactive panels, presentations and keynote addresses…

Meet Allen Stone – Your New Favourite Soul Musician

Topping critics who-to-watch lists, is the up-and-coming Allen Stone and his hippie soul sound. Allen certainly isn’t what’d you expect from a soul musician from his initial look but all you need is one listen to be convinced of his talent….

DIY Thanksgiving. Cooking Tips for your First Friends-giving

It’s Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving has been one of my favourite holidays since I moved away to University and my friend taught how to cook (credit: MD). I had moved all the way from small town BC to Montreal, QC didn’t have any family around….

Album of the Week: Orphan by Empires

Empires have released their new EP “Orphan.” recently. I streamed the new album on Spotify Canada and was digging the haunting vocals laced over the upbeat drums and the indie heart. It reminds me of The Killers from their early days…