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    The Burning Hell

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    Peterborough, ON

    The Burning Hell

    The Burning Hell is the alter-ego of Canadian songwriter Mathias Kom. Having been on the road since since 2007 the band has played everywhere from festivals like Glastonbury and Dawson City to bars, living rooms, abandoned bunkers, and a mental asylum in rural France. They run the gamut from introspective folk to hyperactive rock and taking the audience on a supermarket-cart ride through hooky, upbeat pop songs, dark ballads about pet euthanasia, and anthems for barbarians, economic conferences, and love. Set to release Public Library, a new album of distorted story-songs, in April 2016, and they’ll spend the better part of the spring and summer in their natural habitat: the tour van.

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    Duchess Says

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    Montreal, QC

    Duchess Says

    Duchess Says was created in late 2003 when four members of the Church of Budgerigars decided to collaborate together on a common musical project to promote a new kind of church and spread the message of the Duchess (or spiritual budgie). This Montreal band presents audiophiles with a collection of intense "moog rock" songs that pull influence from new wave and punk with artistic cues coming from cinema and visual arts. Duchess Says has the mandate to decontextualise the rock and to promote simultaneously their Church on the way.

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    Lisa Charleyboy

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    Co-Founder and Editor-In-Chief

    Urban Native Magazine

    Lisa Charleyboy

    Urban Native Magazine

    Toronto

    Lisa Charleyboy (Tsilhqot’in – Raven Clan) is a First Nations writer and social entrepreneur. She is the Editor-In-Chief of Urban Native Magazine, which focuses on pop culture with an Indigenous twist. Named by Huffington Post as one of three Aboriginal Millennials to watch. Published in The Guardian, CBC Arts, and THIS Magazine and more.

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    Close Talker

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    Saskatoon, SK

    Close Talker

    Close Talker is the exalted indie rock trio from Saskatoon, Canada. Formed in 2012, the band has made great strides in a short period of time: two full-length releases, numerous tours throughout North America, Europe, and the UK, and international attention garnered from critically acclaimed blogs and publications. Spin Magazine writes, “Close Talker pair their rigid yet sanguine melodies with achingly euphoric lyricism," while Q Magazine calls the band “one of their country’s most zesty exports.” Exclaim! described the live show as magnetic; “a nice balance of anthemic rock with soaring harmonies and spacey, melodic breakdowns.” In 2015 Close Talker received nominations for Sirius XM’s Emerging Artist of the Year, as well as Western Canadian Music Award’s Video of the Year, Independent Album of the Year, and Radio Starmaker’s Rock Recording of the year.

    Close Talker is Will Quiring, Matthew Kopperud, and Chris Morien.

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    Saadia Muzaffar

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    Founder and Tech-Entrepreneur

    TechGirls Canada

    Saadia Muzaffar

    TechGirls Canada

    Toronto

    Saadia Muzaffar is a tech entrepreneur, investor, and an internationally prolific media advocate for diversity and equity in the science and technology sectors. Founder of ‪TechGirls Canada, the hub for Canadian women in STEM. Senior Director of Marketing at ‪AudienceView. Featured on CNN Money, Canadian Business, Vice and more. She is a proud feminist who sees colour.

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    Terry O'Reilly

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    Radio Host and Author

    CBC Under the Influence

    Terry O'Reilly

    CBC Under the Influence

    Toronto

    Terry O’Reilly is the familiar voice behind the hit CBC radio shows O’Reilly on Advertising, The Age of Persuasion, and his current program, Under the Influence, where he explores the business, the craft, and the promise of promotion. O’Reilly explores how our culture is shaped by marketing, as well as providing his expertise on branding, campaigns, spin, and more.

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    Jessica Walsh

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    Designer and Art Director

    Sagmeister & Walsh

    Jessica Walsh

    Sagmeister & Walsh

    New York

    Jessica Walsh is a designer & art director working in NYC. Her work has won awards from the Type Director’s Club, Art Director’s Club, SPD, Print, and Graphis. She has received various distinctions such as Computer Art’s “Top Rising Star in Design,” and an ADC “Young Gun”.

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MoSo is a combined event that is part conference and part music festival. It's based on the idea that like-minded people will come together and add their ripple to create a bigger wave.  This year, MoSo is taking things a step further by going well beyond our roots of technical and social media ideas.  Sure, we’re still about social media marketing and digital development, but we’re also diving into the deep end with graphic designers, writers, musicians, software developers, artists...anyone that considers themselves creative.  

 

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