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A compelling live performer, the Toronto-based electronic musician's second album is bogged down by effects and atmospherics more

Apr 22, 2017 10:22 AM Album reviews

The Compton rapper's fourth album explores the microcosm of his personal struggles through the macrocosm of society’s ills more

Apr 16, 2017 12:21 PM Album reviews

The Canadian pop singer/songwriter goes indie on her sixth album more

Apr 2, 2017 2:20 PM Album reviews

Singer/songwriter Phil Elverum's eighth album as Mount Eerie is an intimate chronicle of the weeks and months after his wife died of cancer more

Mar 27, 2017 5:43 PM Album reviews

The folk rock legend takes on more classic American songs, a little more obscure this time around and perfectly executed more

Mar 27, 2017 5:03 PM Album reviews

The influential British rockers sound consistent – albeit less noisy than they used to be – on their first album in nearly 20 years more

Mar 27, 2017 8:42 AM Album reviews 1 Comments

The Toronto electronic music collective borrows heavily from the Chicago sub-genre and the results are unpredictable more

Feb 17, 2017 1:00 PM Album reviews

The singer-songwriter's gorgeous 80s rock-indebted production is too often undermined by clichéd songwriting more

Feb 13, 2017 9:30 AM Album reviews

The Vancouver duo's first album in five years is full of songs that wouldn’t have previously fit into their charged-up canon more

Feb 7, 2017 12:33 PM Album reviews

The UK soul musician looks toward the Caribbean and West Africa on his eighth LP more

Jan 29, 2017 2:48 PM Album reviews

The Toronto rapper's psychedelic aesthetic is more classically Kensington Market than Codeine Crazy in condoland more

Jan 22, 2017 12:57 PM Album reviews

The Montreal musician's latest album marks a significant – and refreshing – departure from his turntablist roots more

Jan 20, 2017 12:07 PM Album reviews

Killer Mike and El-P's latest collaboration takes on the politics of the day with relentless energy and biting wordplay more

Jan 12, 2017 4:41 PM Album reviews

The Trent Reznor-fronted band's five-track EP revives the industrial aggression that made them popular, but not the compelling songwriting more

Dec 30, 2016 11:46 AM Album reviews

The English rapper's second album takes inspiration from Alice's Adventures In Wonderland more

Dec 29, 2016 10:39 AM Album reviews

The North Carolina MC's fourth album zeros in on racial and economic divides more

Dec 28, 2016 1:04 PM Album reviews

The protest music on the Canadian singer-songwriter's 37th album is more painful than powerful more

Dec 2, 2016 2:29 PM Album reviews 3 Comments

Impressive sequencing and production touches smooth over inconsistencies in the Toronto pop superstar's third studio album more

Nov 28, 2016 12:48 PM Album reviews

The four-piece sharpen Sonic Youth, Pavement and the Fall influences into a studied sound more

Nov 17, 2016 6:02 PM Album reviews

The cameos by Elton John, Anderson .Paak, Kanye and Kendrick Lamar are nice, but it's the ambitious productions that super-charge this record more

Nov 15, 2016 3:48 PM Album reviews

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