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A review of Revocation's new album The Outer Ones. H.P. Lovecraft is fitting source material for the Boston band, who revel in the confrontation between man and the vastness of the universe. more

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On their new album Electric Messiah, High On Fire feel like a heavy metal band in the purest sense without stooping to the self-conscious “old metal” revivalism of some of their contemporaries. more

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Album review: On Lil Wayne's long-awaited The Carter V, he shows he can still hang with contemporary rap flows and sometimes improve on them. more

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Anxiety, humour and determination go hand in hand on the Montreal electronic producer's fourth album more

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Le Pigeon

Review: on her new album The Ballad Of A Runaway Girl, Salluit-born, Montreal-based singer Elisapie presents a mix of Indigenous folk covers and rich, genre-bending celebration of self. more

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Justin Broadbent

Album review: on Metric's seventh album Art Of Doubt, the long-running indie rock band shows familiarity doesn't have to be a curse. more

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On Lou Phelps's new album, 002/LOVE ME, executive produced by his brother Kaytranada, the Montreal rapper is comfortable revelling within the crevices of beats rather than lording over them more

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Album review: Clips, the first album billed to the Brodie West Quintet, is a testament to the versatility that can be found in a jazz group with a ton of chemistry. more

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Lil Berete, the current pride of Regent Park, could stand to personalize his northern trap style on his debut mixtape Icebreaker, but the potential here is vast. more

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Vanessa Heins

Dundas, Ontario trio The Dirty Nil exist more for the primal act of rock music than its culture, and their delightful, precise new album Master Volume hints at why. more

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Maisie Cousins

Album review: Singer/guitar shredder Anna Calvi is in a new era of openness, and it's pushed her to new heights on this third album, Hunter. more

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Album review: the eponymous album from Toronto hard rockers Diemonds acts as a defining statement for the band. more

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Album review: Animal Collective's aquatic-themed new project Tangerine Reef plays as the ambient soundtrack to an hour-long coral reef feature film. more

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Colin Medley

Matthew "Doc" Dunn, The Cosmic Range instrumentalist and U.S. Girls collaborator reins, in his spacy and jazzy tendencies on his new album Lightbourn, while showing how expansive a folk record can be. more

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Bao Ngo

Indie singer/songwriter Mitski takes risks on her new genre-defying album Be The Cowboy and it pays off in a big way. more

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Album review: Nicki Minaj's Queen. Her inconsistent mix of romantic vulnerability and cartoonish boasting is starting to get old. more

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Toronto's Tomb Mold, fleshed out from a duo into a four-piece, take chances rhythmically and compositionally, and it pays off on their new album Manor Of Infinite Forms. more

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Prime Boys' debut album Koba World is both celebratory and mournful – the Toronto trio's first music since their manager and friend Koba Prime's murder in a Queen West shooting. more

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Jeremy Rodney-Hall

Jazz Cartier's new album Fleurever, reviewed: On his third full-length and first on a major label, the Toronto rapper is efficiently and single-mindedly focused on success – almost too focused more

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The Internet's new album Hive Mind, reviewed: Back in 2011 when co-founders Syd and Matt Martians debuted the project as a skeletal funk offshoot of Odd Future, you'd never guess how far they'd come. more

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