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Chris Graham

Album review: Foxwarren. Wallflower indie pop songwriter Andy Shauf is back in a collaborative mode, and it feels natural and cohesive. more

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Album review: Alessia Cara's The Pains Of Growing. The Brampton singer’s sophomore release is wholly dedicated – in a wonderfully genuine way – to the challenging, gratifying and unpredictable world of adulting. more

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Steven Taylor

Review: Earl Sweatshirt's Some Rap Songs: The album could be a blueprint for the future sound of hip-hop, but for now, it’s unlikely the avant-garde lyricism will dominate RapCaviar anytime soon. more

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Album review: In This Year: Ten Of Swords by Praises. The debut full-length solo album by Toronto's Jesse Crowe (also of Beliefs) is melancholic but also meditative, lost in a haze but fully present to it. more

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Album review: Doug Paisley's Starter Home: The Toronto singer/songwriter's new album is nine simple-but-deep tales about life and love. more

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Album review: Anderson .Paak's Oxnard: The album is less cohesive and introspective than his modern day classic Malibu, but it's still a freewheeling and occasionally exhilarating ride. more

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Album review: Echolocation, Toronto R&B/soul artist Chloe Charles's first album under her new name, ECHLO, unleashes the full range of her voice and style. more

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Album review: Vince Staples's FM! While many new hip-hop albums are full of bloat, Staples packs blunt, clever verses, elastic flows and two solid guest appearances into just 22 minutes. more

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Album review: Tory Lanez's Love Me Now: The Toronto singer/rapper cuts straight to the bone of his strengths – a concise collection of party anthems that demand heavy club play. more

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Raez Argulla

Album review: on Kaia Kater's Grenades, the Toronto-based singer/songwriter puts the history of folk music into dialogue with her own family history, specifically her father's immigration from Grenada. more

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Album review: Wrld On Drugs, the inter-generational collaboration between Future & Juice WRLD, seems like a match made in drug-rap heaven, but it sounds more like a cash-in than the masterpiece it could have been. more

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Album review: Arkells' Rally Cry: the Hamilton, Ontario band aim for stadium rock status without sacrificing the underdog spirit that makes you root for them. But is that still possible? more

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An album review of Art d'Ecco's Trespasser. Whether it revitalizes interest in the genre, it's the sort of rock album we need now, one that asks for inclusivity and acceptance. more

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Annika Henderson-fronted post-punk trio's second album has a familiar sound that clicks with the current mood of anxiety more

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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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