Diabolic Labyrinth

WORDS BY CHANCELOR MARACLE Something happens after you’ve read a book on somebody’s life. Usually, it involves an appreciation and a deep respect for their trials and tribulations. It’s also a way for you to learn more about yourself than about the person you’re reading about. Diabolic Labyrinth, written by Cameron Carr, is no exception…

The Cody Fox Guide to Recording in Your Bedroom

So you wanna record an album in your bedroom? Here are some tips from friendly neighbourhood hooligan Cody Fox on his bedroom studio set-up. Images by Ashley King, words are Cody Fox. “The point of me hanging my mic and 1) surrounding it with plush is so that the sound is soft and doesn’t have…

Below the Line

Photo and words by Raven McCoy Five summers ago Kenny Leighton was working at the Freedom Peer Support Centre in downtown Belleville providing support and services to those dealing with mental health and addiction issues. Every day after work he would ride his bike over to the market to visit with his friends and fellow…

INTERVIEW: Chris Cresswell

Photos & Words by Ashley King This interview is from May 2014 as a part of Issue #1: DIY. Chris Cresswell is a DIY kind of fella. He’s the frontman of the flatliners, has an acoustic side project on top of working as a self-taught  graphic designer.  L&F: Do you think passion in design is…

“New and Used” – A Play by The Cellar Door Project

“Article by Ashley King, Photos by Akhil West Brian’s Record Option in downtown Kingston is something to behold. As Brian himself says: some people like it, some people don’t. Some people appreciate the 80, 000 items stacked to the ceiling, spilling into the aisles, the smell of dust and history – some people see it…

Folk on Patterson Street

Article and Photographs by Raven McCoy  One by one, people trickle into an old house from the cold, February street in the east end of Belleville, Ontario. Greeted at the door by hand shakes and hugs, people shuffle through the kitchen and into the living room to choose a seat from the random assortment of…