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Zachary Hertzman

The Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist's solo album is a meditative exploration into Japanese folk music, serene psychedelia and layered ambiance Read more

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The urgent four-piece evokes the best of Melbourne rock right now: things might be going to shit, but it’s still possible to be a little bit laid-back about it Read more

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The lush pop of Australian singer/songwriter Harriette Pilbeam's debut LP is pleasant enough in the moment but forgettable soon after Read more

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The soulful Toronto singer/songwriter stretches out in new directions on his surprise-release sophomore album, with mixed results Read more

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Jack Risbridger

The DMV rapper confidently applies his pop-attuned sensibility and lightning flows to a variety of Black musical styles on his debut album Read more

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The Radiohead frontman's new solo album and Paul Thomas Anderson-directed Netflix short film are an evocative and fragmentary exploration of the dreaming unconscious Read more

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Album review: On the 20-song double LP, Bill Callahan reinvents himself as a domesticated indie rock elder statesman Read more

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Album review: Tyler, The Creator – Igor: like a non-relationship, the psychedelic soul-inspired album feels endless and all-encompassing, then hard not to put on repeat. Read more

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Elisabeth Fuchsia

Album review: Pile, Green And Gray: the Nashville-via-Boston band have released more than a half-dozen albums, but it feels like they're just hitting their stride. Read more

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J. Mitchel Reed

Album review: Lydia Persaud, Let Me Show You: The O'Pears and Dwayne Gretzky singer is an excellent songwriter and her voice is beautifully warm and sweet – sometimes too sweet for the genre. Read more

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Christine Lai

Review: Mac DeMarco, Here COmes The Cowboy: The cult-songwriter-turned-indie-poster-boy has shown growth and experimentation from record to record, but this is his first that lacks any explicit evolution. Read more

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Album review: Snotty Nose Rez Kids' Trapline. On their new album, the Haisla Nation duo build on the biting and celebratory sound of their first two mixtapes, but this time louder and prouder. Read more

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Vanessa Heins

Album review: Greys' Age Hasn't Spoiled You: like fine wine, Bill Hader or Gillian Anderson, the Toronto band are only getting better with age. Read more

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Maria Jose Govea

The album is the first full-length album under Daniel Benjamin's new guitar-less version of his pop project Moon King – a disorienting neon haze. Read more

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Album review: Protruders, Poison Future. The punk band, formed from the ashes of Sackville's beloved Kappa Chow, offer an artistic antidote to modern malaise. Read more

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Jonny Pierce delivers his sharpest and poppiest album yet Read more

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EP review: Just John x Dom Dias, Don III – The rapper/producer duo cover a ton of ground in the third of their EP trilogy, all with a thrilling unpredictability. Read more

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Album review: Billie Eilish's debut album, When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, is burning up the charts – and with good reason. Read more

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Richmond Lam

Broken Social Scene's swelling, emotionally vibrant new Let's Try The After Vol. 2 EP will be packaged with the first EP for an exclusive Record Store Day vinyl release. Read more

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With some new resources for Titanic Rising, her first Weyes Blood album on Sub Pop, Natalie Mering reveals herself as an arranging genius, a master of atmosphere and an even stronger singer than we’d realized. Read more

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