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Twelve live music presenters collaborate on a series of concerts and professional development opportunities more

Jul 20, 2017 4:54 PM Features

Chance the Rapper

Samuel Engelking

If the music streaming website is to survive, it needs to develop a realistic vision of what it has to offer: cheap, easy hosting and streaming for independent music more

Jul 20, 2017 11:22 AM Features 1 Comments

The iconic Toronto underground rock band returns to celebrate 25 years of Smile and Toronto's musical past more

Jul 18, 2017 1:23 PM Features

“I don’t feel like I necessarily fall into the category of this Toronto sound that’s happening,” says the singer/songwriter. “It’s very male-dominated, it’s very hard, and I do want to be a softer counterpoint." more

Jul 18, 2017 11:36 AM Features

Ten years and five albums in, the Toronto punks reluctantly embrace adulthood more

Jul 17, 2017 5:14 PM Features

Silver Dollar

Ben Spurr

City council is going the commemorative plaque route, while New York City is giving thousands of hours of free rehearsal space and more to its musicians more

Jul 13, 2017 3:23 PM Features

Plus: Toronto contenders include Weaves' self-titled album, BADBADNOTGOOD'S IV and Lido Pimienta's La Papessa more

Jul 13, 2017 3:11 PM Features

Well, more like it's been forced to move due to continued flooding at Gibraltar Point more

Jul 11, 2017 1:44 PM Features

Dupe Shop

Mark Streeter

Four bands' sets get recorded live to cassette, which then gets couriered to the Dupe Shop for duplication and given to concertgoers by the end of the night more

Jul 11, 2017 12:24 PM Features 1 Comments


Daniel Wilson

“The only cohesive thing about Canadian rock is that we aren’t afraid to mix things and push against the grain” more

Jul 5, 2017 5:53 PM Features 1 Comments

The Toronto two-piece launch their Panther In The Dollhouse album with help from Dan Savage and sex work activist Terri-Jean Bedford more

Jul 5, 2017 12:35 PM Features

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The Toronto multidisciplinary artist launches her Part-Time Woman album at the AGO with the Queer Songbook Orchestra more

Jun 29, 2017 12:49 PM Features

Glenn Gould Studio

Anna Keenan

Toronto musician Robbie Grunwald says the state-of-the-art facility is too expensive for the average musician to rent more

Jun 28, 2017 2:55 PM Features


Samuel Engelking

Kaytranada brought much-needed star power, while the Port Lands site continues to be a challenge more

Jun 28, 2017 8:39 AM Features

Broken Social Scene

Neil Van

Charles Spearin, Brendan Canning and Kevin Drew talk album five, hiatuses and resilience more

Jun 27, 2017 5:42 PM Features


Michael Watier

Owner Sam Grosso confirms the Parkdale building is for sale and he's in the process of trying to find the right buyer more

Jun 26, 2017 11:51 AM Features 2 Comments

But the prolific Philly musician is happy to chat about new album Rocket and working with Frank Ocean more

Jun 22, 2017 10:00 AM Features

"We face some of the highest rates of interpersonal violence, often at the hands of people in our own 'communities,'" says co-host Coco Supreme more

Jun 21, 2017 12:03 PM Features 1 Comments

Exclaim's Ian Danzig and James Keast

Samuel Engelking

"Print is the new vinyl," says Keast, about the Canadian music magazine's 25-year milestone more

Jun 20, 2017 12:50 PM Features

During its June 23 to July 2 run, the fest delivers big-name headliners and ups its free programming in Yorkville more

Jun 20, 2017 11:56 AM Features