CMW 2018


Samuel Engelking

It's time to stand up for safety in Toronto's music scene. If a reckoning is coming for sexual misconduct, it will take the entire community, from showgoers to venue owners, to make it happen. Read more


Sloan at CMW 2018.

Natalia Manzocco

Canadian Music Week 2018: read reviews of Sloan, Alice Glass, Belly, The Beaches, Un Blonde and more from CMW's final weekend. Read more

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Amanda Fotes

Lower Bay Station, the de-commissioned TTC stop, was the unusual setting for a memorable all-local concert featuring Fucked Up, Deliluh, Tyriqueordie and E-Saggila. Check out photos and our review here. Read more

Concert reviews


Samuel Engelking

CMW reviews so far: Cupcakke, Nate Husser, Lydia Lunch, Jaunt, Yonatan Gat, Moscow Apartment, and more from the Toronto music festival Canadian Music Week. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Introducing StarStatus, the Toronto rapper/singer/dancer/songwriter who won a showcase at Canadian Music Week 2018. Read more


A decade after she appeared on the cover of NOW as a member of Crystal Castles, the electro-punk star opens up about going solo, #MeToo and growing up in Toronto Read more


In this interview with CupcakKe, the self-described “freak hoe” rapper gets real about colourism, independence and rapping about genitals. She plays CMW this week. Read more


Listen to a playlist of Toronto artists playing CMW 2018: TiKA/HMLT, Chippy Nonstop, Casper Skulls, Pony and more. Read more


Our picks for the best hidden gems of the annual Toronto-wide music festival Canadian Music Week (CMW): Fucked Up, Witch Prophet, Kae Sun, Un Blonde, Chippy Nonstop and many more. Read more


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Sean Ryan

Wolfe Island Records is throwing an anniversary show at this year's CMW festival. Just across the St. Lawrence from Kingston, the Ontario label has fostered a community of interconnected artists and unconventional success stories Read more



Zach Slootsky

Sponsored feature: presented by Canadian Music Week Read more


Nic Pouliot

Nearly a dozen shows have been relocated from the College Street music venue after one of the club's owners was arrested in February Read more

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