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Broken Social Scene at the Air Canada Centre


We put that question to a handful of bands, promoters and fans more

Feb 16, 2018 10:45 AM Features 1 Comments


Brian Medina

From Wavelength Winter Festival to two varieties of DJ skate nights, these upcoming events prove toques are the new flower crowns more

Feb 15, 2018 10:16 AM Features

A look at six local noisemakers buzzing through the punk, metal and rock scenes more

Feb 14, 2018 5:02 PM Features

Vegan café and punk venue D-Beatstro at 1292 Bloor West, Toronto

Michael Rancic

Before its final festival, musicians lament the end of a vital venue more

Feb 14, 2018 4:25 PM Features


Kate Killet

Competitors from all over North America walked, vogued and brought face, body and attitude to Harbourfront Centre's Black History Month extravaganza more

Feb 12, 2018 12:55 PM Features


Markus Staley

In Ideas Of North, a new collaboration with Shad, Iskwé and others, the violinist strives to “reinterpret what it means to be Canadian" more

Feb 8, 2018 11:16 AM Features

James Lindsay (left) and Paul Lawton of Pleasence Records.

Samuel Engelking

A new music festival and podcast are part of the Toronto record label's search for true independence more

Feb 7, 2018 3:02 PM Features

These six genre-blurring artists prove the Toronto Sound is far from singular more

Feb 7, 2018 1:22 PM Features

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Anders Marshall

Broadcasting open and live for 24 hours in the basement of May Cafe, the streaming pop-up station is blurring the lines between music venue and radio more

Feb 1, 2018 4:39 PM Features

Ahead of his one-off Soundstreams performance at Buddies In Bad Times, the Tanya Tagaq collaborator shares an ominous spontaneous composition more

Feb 1, 2018 11:26 AM Features

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Gillian Mapp

On her new album The Secret Life Of Planets, the Toronto-based sci-fi soul singer gives cosmic resonance to intensely personal music more

Jan 31, 2018 6:04 PM Features

Joel Smye

Sasha Niveole

As the Bathurst club turns four, Smye takes stock of gender parity behind the decks, competition from DIY parties and vanishing music venues more

Jan 31, 2018 12:42 PM Features

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Yung Yemi

The city's underground scenes are rising fast and these six artists are primed for impact more

Jan 31, 2018 11:56 AM Features 1 Comments

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Samuel Engelking

The collective of local DJs and promoters thinks the city can be the next Berlin more

Jan 31, 2018 11:53 AM Features

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Clea Christakos-Gee

The indie rock band are graduating out of the all-ages scene and calling it quits, but first they’re paving the way for the next generation of bands more

Jan 26, 2018 2:24 PM Features

Witch Prophet


"I wanted people to be excited about the homegrown talent and abundance of women in our scene." more

Jan 26, 2018 2:08 PM Features

One of the most prolific and uncompromising artists in pop history, Smith wasn't for everyone, but those who loved him wore it on their sleeves – including many bands in Toronto more

Jan 25, 2018 6:56 PM Features

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Samuel Engelking

From teaching at Baby Pineapple Studio to launching the No Mean City collective, the Lavender Bruisers singer is a major music cultivator more

Jan 24, 2018 6:06 PM Features

From Indigenous reclamation to David Bowie obfuscation, these six artists are building new worlds of sound more

Jan 24, 2018 11:53 AM Features


Chelsee Ivan

By our slippery definition, the genre includes everything from synth ballads to straight-up rock to lo-fi R&B gong punk. Here are six bands to keep an eye on more

Jan 17, 2018 2:34 PM Features