Janette King: Ooh Yeah

From Montreal-based producer and recording artist Janette King’s forthcoming debut album, What We Lost (out 25 June), the soulful R&B track “Ooh Yeah” aligns thoughtful, self-reflective lyrics with dreamy vocals. King says in a statement, “‘Ooh Yeah’ is about breaking trauma patterns, “killing” your old self in order to be reborn into the greatest version of yourself. This idea of walking into a new sense …

Bodywash: Follow

From Montreal-based dream-pop group Bodywash (aka Rosie Long Decter, Chris Steward, Rian Adamian, Ryan White and Tom Gould) comes “Follow,” a hazy tune about attempting to fix people and eventually letting them go. Singer-songwriter Long Decter wrote the visceral lyrics (“you pull apart so quickly / I would’ve wrapped your bones in lace”) after various catalysts, “a gig gone wrong; a run-in at a birthday …

Phi’s “Theatre of Virtuality” at the Venice Biennale

VR experiences that take participants through time, space and emotion

Venice is a reality apart. Every time you arrive in the city you’re catapulted into reflections on water and glass, too many tourists along small crowded streets, palazzos and alleys and gondolas. It’s a place where senses are constantly stimulated. It’s real, but somehow imaginary. Perhaps that’s the reason a virtual reality experience like Phi Immersive‘s The Theater of Virtuality at this year’s Venice Art …