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Samuel Engelking

The DJ/promoter has had it with all-male lineups. Here's what she's doing about it more

Sep 20, 2017 4:35 PM Features


Samuel Engelking

With their upcoming album, Wide Open, and their appearance at Venus Fest, the Toronto band aren't making music just for themselves any more more

Sep 20, 2017 10:57 AM Features

Lido Pimienta at 2017 Polaris Music Prize Gala

Dustin Rabin

The Colombian-Canadian artist won the 2017 award for her album La Papessa. Here's what else went down at the gala more

Sep 19, 2017 11:47 AM Features


Laura Lynn Petrick

The singer/songwriter talks about her 1,300-member group and her nostalgia-tinged new First Move EP more

Sep 14, 2017 1:58 PM Features


Cheol Joon Baek

Multiple events at TIFF aim to connect Canadian artists with music supervisors who might use their songs in TV and film more

Sep 13, 2017 7:45 AM Features

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Neil Mota

With some help from Tendai Maraire of Shabazz Palaces, the Montreal musician creates a new path on MAKANDA more

Sep 7, 2017 3:42 PM Features

The Bengaluru, India-based psych band have been packing in as many shows as they can fit and their itinerary just keeps growing more

Sep 7, 2017 10:44 AM Features 2 Comments


Samuel Engelking

As they drop their first album in over a decade, the local legends walk us through their version of the city, past and present more

Sep 6, 2017 12:14 PM Features

Julie & the Wrong Guys

Scott Wade

With Eamon McGrath and a pair of Cancer Bats, the singer/songwriter is the loudest she's been in decades more

Aug 31, 2017 12:13 PM Features

Royal Mountain staff

Robbie Lackritz

What began as Hollerado's personal imprint now boasts a buzzy roster of Alvvays, METZ, PUP, Mac DeMarco and more more

Aug 30, 2017 2:38 PM Features

Queens of the Stone Age

Andreas Neumann

And if you think they have, their bassist thinks maybe you didn't understand them to begin with more

Aug 30, 2017 12:22 PM Features

It's tempting to hear the song as a clapback at celebrity foes, but Look What You Made Me Do is empowering in a different way more

Aug 25, 2017 6:07 PM Features

The Ex claims to be a "showcase of the nation," but its music lineup is overwhelmingly white and male more

Aug 25, 2017 1:31 PM Features 3 Comments

Moon Eyed song premiere, plus new tunes by Desiire, Freeways and more more

Aug 17, 2017 1:10 PM Features

“As soon as you sign, you give over your ideas, your potential, to somebody else," says the 22-year-old singer/songwriter. "You’re no longer the big boss.” more

Aug 16, 2017 8:02 PM Features

Jazz Cartier

Matt Williams

Nobody's Watching is a tasty teaser ahead of the Toronto hip-hop star's debut studio album more

Aug 16, 2017 2:19 PM Features

The second part of the 22-storey mural includes the likenesses of Carole Pope, Rush, Jay Douglas, Gasworks and more more

Aug 16, 2017 1:08 PM Features

Roxanne Ignatius

Samuel Engelking

High water levels mean you can't camp at Gibraltar Point, but nothing can dampen the annual indie music festival's outdoorsy spirit more

Aug 15, 2017 12:37 PM Features

Joseph Shabason

Colin Medley

When I listened to Shabason's solo debut, Aytche, I realized two things: I don’t know what jazz is, nor have I ever asked him – my dear friend, who graduated from jazz school – anything about it more

Aug 10, 2017 3:53 PM Features

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Samuel Engelking

The spotlight is shining on a new group of music-makers, but the struggle is far from over more

Aug 2, 2017 7:05 PM Features