Tavares has left the band, but he's got a collaborative album with saxophonist Whitty on its way – and they played a fully improvised jazz set at Piano Fest to tease it Read more

Concert reviews

In the years that brought our artists to a world stage and had some wondering if we were having our "Seattle moment," these were the albums that defined the decade Read more

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Directors and actors tend to take the spotlight, but the festival is also an opportunity to shine a light at the local musicians behind the scenes Read more


Frank Dukes' Parkscapes is available for sampling and licensing, with all the proceeds going back to the funding-slashed program Read more


On Lou Phelps's new album, 002/LOVE ME, executive produced by his brother Kaytranada, the Montreal rapper is comfortable revelling within the crevices of beats rather than lording over them Read more

Album reviews


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NOW critics pick the best events happening in Toronto on the 2018 Easter long weekend Read more


Poised for stardom, the Toronto soul auteur wants to help other young women achieve their own self-made success Read more


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The Toronto band played their version of the Last Waltz at 3 Days In Toronto, with guests Charlotte Day Wilson, River Tiber and Jay Electronica Read more

Concert reviews

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The event features all local artists, including Majid Jordan, Allie, BADBADNOTGOOD and Jazz Cartier, all in one-off collaborative concerts Read more


It's weird to consider that the President's attack on Snoop also means he's got a certain Toronto jazz-rap group on the brain Read more


Two PUP videos make the list, chosen by a jury of more than 120 industry and arts professionals Read more


The new monthly series focuses on soul, hip-hop, funk and R&B throwbacks and drum breaks Read more


A recap of the sweltering season's music news and trends in five songs Read more



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Charlotte Day Wilson, Daniel Caesar, Kaytranada, Mick Jenkins, GoldLink and Kali Uchis have all dropped by the band's new Toronto studio to record. Read more

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Now a four-piece, the hip-hop-influenced jazz group previewed material off their forthcoming IV album at a sold-out hometown show Read more

Concert reviews

Buy tickets February 16, or catch some festival acts at club shows in advance Read more


When we talk about creating change in the Canadian music industry, here's a good place to start Read more

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Toronto's hip-hop scene blew up this year. Other trends: shoegaze/post-punk overkill, women kicking ass and everybody going pop. Buzz Records bands also broke through in a big way. Read more

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This week's round-up of new music by Toronto artists includes songs by Allie, BADBADNOTGOOD, Career Suicide, Belly, Maylee Todd and LA Timpa Read more