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Mt. Joy

Mt. Joy was started by Philadelphia high school friends Matt Quinn (vocals, guitar) and Sam Cooper (guitar). In 2016 the band quietly released their first recordings, including the single “Astrovan” which much to their surprise …

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The Weird

Street art crew The Weird, were founded in 2011 when ten members based throughout Germany and Austria came together to transform urban centres internationally. They all come from a graffiti background and focus on high-quality character …

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the Beaches

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The Beaches Two sisters, and two best friends from Toronto's The Beaches make for a not-so-average Rock'n Roll girl band. Evolving over the years from naturally just growing up (they started as a band in high …

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Just Tapped: a series of short, intimate conversations that brings light to artists, musicians and the creative consciousness. We talk about what drives artists’ creativity, and the joy their work brings them. This series stems …

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A Hamilton artist, working full time as a tattooer at John Street Tattoo. You could say graffiti was the gateway drug that set Jordan on the path of visual arts and being a multimedia artist. …

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Skratch Bastid

Over the past 15 years, Canada’s own Skratch Bastid has been spreading his skills and name around the world, through crowds and viral videos alike. What first started at DJ competitions like DMC, ITF, and …

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Shalak Attack

Canadian-Chilean artist Shalak Attack’s work appears on our Series 3 labels, as well as on paintings, murals, canvasses, and graffiti all over Canada, Chile, Brazil, Mexico, Palestine, Jordan, Israel, France, Belgium, and more. A strong …

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Sarah Burton

Just Tapped: a series of short, intimate conversations that brings light to artists, musicians and the creative consciousness. We talk about what drives artists’ creativity, and the joy their work brings them. This series stems …

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Taylor Knox

Taylor Knox’s 2015 debut EP, Lines, marked the arrival of a rare breed of singer/songwriter, one whose instincts are naturally attuned to the power pop principles of crunchy guitars, smooth harmonies and tales of teenage …

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ALICE MERTON

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ALICE MERTON PERFORMS "NO ROOTS" AND "LASH OUT" LIVE AT INDIE88 IN THE COLLECTIVE ARTS BLACK BOX. After being born in Germany, moving to the US, and then settling in Canada, singer-songwriter Alice Merton’s travels were …

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Jade Bird

JADE BIRD RETURNS TO THE BLACK BOX TO PERFORM HER NEW SINGLES "LOVE HAS ALL BEEN DONE BEFORE" AND "UH HUH" Up-and-coming singer-songwriter Jade Bird was recently declared by Rolling Stone among “10 New Country Artists …

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The Struts

WATCH THE STRUTS PERFORM "BODY TALKS" AND "COULD HAVE BEEN ME" The Struts have been described as “unabashedly over-the-top retro-fetishist classic rock”, drawing inspiration from iconic bands like Queen, Aerosmith, and the Rolling Stones, and managing …

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Hozier

Irish singer-songwriter Hozier released his fourth EP Nina Cried Power in September, with the title track featuring vocal contributions from American gospel legend Mavis Staples. Hozier is currently working on a follow-up to his landmark self-titled full-length. Hozier …

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Top 5 Albums of December

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No matter how diligently you plan, you never really know what will happen on New Year’s Eve. I, for one, found myself in rural Manchester, Vermont playing cover songs for unenthused baby boomers. Rather unceremoniously, …

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Live Music Venues in Vancouver You Should Visit

We’re entering the last two weeks of our BC Call for Musicians! Collective Arts is currently hosting a this call with our friends at do604 and The Railway Stage and Beer Café until December 31st. …

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Top 5 Albums of October

October is the month of the ghastly, the grotesque, and the indulgence of fantasy - it’s the one month of the year where we freely celebrate what frightens us by memorializing our greatest fears. Our …

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Top 5 Albums of September

The turning of September is a checkpoint that affects most everyone, be it in the climate cooling or the anxious mentality of pre-hibernation. Though January marks our entrance to a new year, September marks our …

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Bash in the Brewery, Series 8 Launch

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August 12, 2017 marked the reveal of our 8th Series of labels! We partied in the brewery in #HamOnt with Weaves, DJ RacOne, Hogtown Sound and Dean and Jake from Hollerado, all while Jordan Warmington …

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Bash in the Brewery, the Series Six Launch

May 14 of 2016 was one helluva party, #HamOnt. We launched our Series Six labels, introduced new beer, and danced all night. You remember, you were there! This party also marked the six month anniversary …

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We Can Officially Call Hamilton Our Home.

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Photos courtesy of Andrew Williamson If you were in Hamilton, Ontario this past November 14th and 15th, you may have been at our brewery Open House and Bash in collaboration with Nickel Brook Brewing. If you …

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Series Four Label Reveal Party

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February 19th was one of those nights you don't easily forget, Toronto. Not just because it was -40 outside (hi and welcome to Canada), but because we at Collective Arts threw a party complete with …

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Liquid Art Fest Recap

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Liquid Art Festival 2018 from Collective Arts Brewing on Vimeo.

Series 8 Bash in the Brewery with Weaves

On August 12, 2017, Juno- nominated Weaves rocked the brewery to celebrate the reveal of our Series 8 Labels. In a little over two short years, Weaves have gone from a collection of voice memos on …

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Series 7 at Honest Ed's

We said goodbye to an iconic piece of Toronto, Honest Ed's. There was dancing. There was art. There was a beer festival in a maze. This was one of our most epic events and we were …

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Natalie Very B.

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Natalie Very B. is a published Polish-Canadian illustrator and designer. Having grown up in a country with a strong patriarchal regime and an obvious system of inequality, she finds solace in painting ethereal shapes of female …

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Chelsea Stephen

Chelsea is an illustrator, designer, maker, doodler, a joker and general adrenaline junkie. When she's not creating are work she's either shredding waves, pavement, or snow. Its not unlikely that you’d find her living out …

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Jeannette Nguyen

Jeannette Nguyen is a Toronto based artist working in printmaking, illustration and paint. Nguyen’s work draws from classic styles of illustration, cartooning and animation. Her friendly, whimsical aesthetic contrasts with more serious themes of reflection, …

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Combining traditional and digital magic to create pop surrealist / psychedelic hybrids of intimate and collective mythologies (dreams, emotions, quantum physics, politics, philosophy or metaphysics), I leave indeterminacy areas for the viewer's own mythology to …

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Surround Sound with Amarillo & Simcoe hops

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Our newest version of our Surround Sound DIPA has brilliant notes of mandarin citrus, with pleasant undertones of tropical fruit and pine thanks to a huge 20 g/L dry hop dosing of Simcoe and Amarillo …

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Japanese style Rice Lager

Our Collective Project: Japanese Rice Lager is our take on a traditional style that's a crisp and clean lager. The pilsner malt backbone is complimented with brown rice, which enhances the refreshingly crisp finish. We …

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Series 12 Curators

Our Fall Call for Art has officially closed and that means it's time to sift through the thousands of submissions and find our next series of art labels. If you're not familiar with 'the drill' …

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CAB Does Art Basel

Collective does Art Basel from Collective Arts Brewing on Vimeo. Each year the global art scene turns their attention to the Miami edition of Art Basel. In recent years, the event’s focus on gallery art has …