Chaka V. Grier

Cold Specks

Samuel Engelking

The show often lost its way, but Cold Specks' Ladan Hussein wowed with powerful empathy and soul when she let her walls down more

Dec 1, 2017 3:50 PM Concert reviews

The jazz-expanding L.A. saxophonist explains how his new EP Harmony Of Difference finds unity in diversity more

Nov 16, 2017 7:30 AM Features

The musician and multidisciplinary artist takes us deep into her new album Acts Of Love and the 6-foot vulva that goes with it more

Nov 15, 2017 5:51 PM Features

The Cree/Irish Toronto singer fuses politically charged lyrics about loss, unrest, healing and empowerment into a thoroughly exciting sophomore album more

Nov 8, 2017 1:56 PM Album reviews 1 Comments

The French-Cuban twins merge tropical rhythms, lush vocals and story-rich lyrics on their soul-searching new album more

Oct 30, 2017 11:03 AM Album reviews


Samuel Engelking

Kaytranada brought much-needed star power, while the Port Lands site continues to be a challenge more

Jun 28, 2017 8:39 AM Features

"We face some of the highest rates of interpersonal violence, often at the hands of people in our own 'communities,'" says co-host Coco Supreme more

Jun 21, 2017 12:03 PM Features 1 Comments

Queer Songbook Orchestra's Shaun Brodie

Samuel Engelking

Chamber-pop ensemble recruits Cris Derksen, Beverly Glenn Copeland and Gentleman Reg to explore and celebrate the queer Canadian songbook more

Jun 13, 2017 2:32 PM Features

The musical pairing of Guelph composer Tyler Belluz and Toronto singer/songwriter Lisa Conway is one of the most interesting in Canada more

Apr 25, 2017 3:09 PM Album reviews

Inspired by the Canadian rock icon's 2014 album, the show is all about the female gaze and features artists working from a female gaze perspective more

Apr 2, 2017 6:00 PM Features

The Pretenders rocked, and Nicks drew from her "black gothic trunk of mysterious and fantastical things" more

Nov 30, 2016 1:01 PM Concert reviews 16 Comments

David Dacks at the Music Gallery

Carrie Musgrave

The experimental-music cheerleader explains why it's important to give Toronto musicians headlining spots, what it means to be a Music City and more more

Nov 16, 2016 10:59 AM Features 3 Comments

Amanda Parris

Tanja-Tiziana (Jacket designer: Sun Sun, makeup artist: Joanne Salsman)

The CBC host talks to NOW about activism, the powerful history of R&B and daring Canadian artists more

Nov 2, 2016 10:00 AM Features 1 Comments

Lots of wigs, little chit-chat, powerhouse vocals and Miguel's raw energy more

Oct 24, 2016 10:59 AM Concert reviews

"I didn't want to be another misinformed or undereducated person adding to the noise. I didn't want to speak on things I don't know about - and there is so much I don't know yet - but what I do know is my lived experience." more

Aug 31, 2016 7:03 PM Features



Don't miss Batuki's free, all-ages Habari Africa fest at Harbourfront this weekend more

Aug 10, 2016 7:00 PM Features

Black Terry Cat more

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For Evelyn more

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