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The Plaid Zebra is an alternative news and entertainment website for the curious and inquiring focusing on the independent lifestyle. Broadening the horizons of possible lifestyle choices.

Hands & Teeth Clench Indie Ears

On Saturday night, Hands & Teeth electrified Earth Hour with an intimate and intensely groovy acoustic set at The Imperial. Just in from their last tour stop in Quebec, with veteran stamina the band went straight from the tour van…

Surfing The Chillwave – DIANA

  Held as one of Toronto’s best breakout bands of 2013, DIANA continues to elevate their stature among the city’s sound waves. Signing with indie-powerhouse, Jagjaguwar in early 2013, their signature contemplative synth-pop sound serves as constant justification of why…

First Rate People climb paper mache mountains

Electronic-pop collective, First Rate People have been painting their name across the indie sky leaving music lovers with the same sublime buzzing that one feels resonating after the settling of the perfect summer storm. With their bouncy production style and…

The Sheepdogs prove that vintage is forever cool

BY: TYLER FYFE Three time Juno award-winning band, The Sheepdogs, are bringing masculinity back to music with stadium-ready rock anthems that are just as epic as their beards. The Saskatchewan natives who have been making music since early 2004 are…

Dreaming In Black And White – Dinosaur Bones

Since signing an international record deal in 2010 with heavyweight Canadian independent music label Dine Alone Records, Dinosaur Bones has continued to further entrench their signature sound in the hearts of indie-music lovers everywhere. Since the acclaimed success of their…

Teenage art prodigy, Joshua Tiessen, paints change

Endowed with exceptional artistic ability, Joshua Tiessen has already garnered the artistic recognition still sought after by many professional artists more than twice his age. At the young age of eighteen, Tiessen has attracted the attention of international and Canadian…