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On why James Blake is not the new Bowie, why you shouldn't ask "Jylie Kenner" about politics and how Deerhunter's new album is like an animated corpse Read more

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Alicia J Rose

On Bob Mould's new solo album Sunshine Rock, the Hüsker Dü and Sugar legend gets optimistic in a time of sociopolitical turmoil, while also reflecting on days gone by Read more

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Public Recordings will take over city hall's council chambers to perform Pauline Oliveros's 1970 score To Valerie Solanas And Marilyn Monroe In Recognition Of Their Desperation Read more

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iskwē's new video Little Star, released on the anniversary of acquittals in the Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine cases, is an ode to young, Indigenous lives lost and a recrimination of a society that has repeatedly turned a blind eye to tragedies. Read more

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Bruno Capinan’s new album and Progress Festival performance are a fearless revolt against Bolsonaro’s dangerous politics Read more

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Concerned residents and representatives from music communities put aside their tensions and met up to find a solution that works for everyone Read more

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Kate Killet

Ahead of his site Mechanical Forest Sound's 10th anniversary, Joe Strutt talks about how he went from recording live music to fostering and participating in it. Read more

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The singer/songwriter's new project is a call to take note of whose stories we hear the most and whose we don't – a lesson that stretches beyond Montreal Read more

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Rising Regent Park rapper Lil Berete was sent a cease-and-desist by TCHC about the videos shot at the housing project he lives at with his mom – some of which have topped 1 million views. Read more

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After six years, the music-meets-art event calls it quits, but programmer Bojana Stancic says something new is coming Read more

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The RCMP has charged Yaroslav Pastukhov in connection with an international drug-trafficking scheme that landed a young Toronto musician behind bars in Australia. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Manifesto's newly minted executive director Kiana "Rookz" Eastmond has big plans for building sustainability and bringing it back to its roots. Read more

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Alec Donnell Luna

After a four-year break from music, Toronto rapper D-Sisive, aka Derek Christoff, appears in the docu-series Cypher, performing a new song about his mental health journey. Next, he wants to de-stigmatize asking for help. Read more

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Mark O'Neill

Ahead of his appearance on The Launch, musical impresario Nile Rodgers talks about collaborating with legends, Executive Realness and his unassailable work ethic. Read more

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Stephe Perry

Tomorrow Is Too Late combines visual and oral history to recount the influential-but-underlooked scene by the people were there – and they're doing metal next. Read more

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The Al Purdy Songbook gathers Snowblink, Jason Collett, Doug Paisley, a posthumous Gord Downie and more in tribute to the influential Canadian poet Read more

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Samuel Engelking

From punk-infused hip-hop to dance music creating its own space – who’s setting the tone for the city’s music scenes? Read more

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On his new album, Anne, Toronto saxophonist Joseph Shabason sonically reflects on his mother's life with Parkinson's disease, while incorporating her voice into the music. Read more

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Christian Lantry

Even beyond Kelly, dream hampton's six-part Lifetime docu-series Surviving R. Kelly contains important truths about the legal system, treatment of Black women and how violence perpetuates. Read more

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Matt Williams

Massive Attack play Mezzanine, Kim Gordon returns for the first time since Sonic Youth, Elton John says farewell (again) and more Toronto concerts we're looking forward to this year. Read more

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