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World music is more influential and borderless than ever, but the term is outdated. So what do we call it? Global beats? The new Canadian Sound? Read more


On their upcoming Diversity Tour, Canadian musical acts Bonjay and Too Attached satirize the "inclusive" banner that often obscures pursuits against racism, homophobia and oppression. Read more


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Richmond Lam

Young Galaxy member Stephen Ramsay says, “It feels like late-period capitalism is sinking its fangs into everyone. The middle class is gutted, and the top artists are in control of what used to be shared.” Read more


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Amanda Fotes

Chastity played a show at a barn in Whitby with Metz on Friday, April 13 – a benefit for Frontenac Youth Services. With so many of their peers going to Toronto, the rafter-rocking punk band are passionate about keeping their own DIY scene alive. Read more


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Samuel Engelking

The Sorority – Keysha Freshh, Haviah Mighty, pHoenix Pagliacci and Lex Leosis – have joined forces as the all-female Toronto rap group The Sorority. We interviewed the group about lyrical hip-hop, female empowerment and their debut album, Pledge. Read more


The eight members of the strange and buzzy indie pop band Superorganism were never all in the same room until after the album came out. Now they all share a house together in London. Read an interview with the band here. Read more



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As the Roxanne Shante movie Roxanne Roxanne lands on Netflix, Canadian rapper Michie Mee talks about the pioneering New York emcee's importance in hip-hop history Read more

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Markus Staley

In Ideas Of North, a new collaboration with Shad, Iskwé and others, the violinist strives to “reinterpret what it means to be Canadian" Read more


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Samuel Engelking

A new music festival and podcast are part of the Toronto record label's search for true independence Read more


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Anders Marshall

Broadcasting open and live for 24 hours in the basement of May Cafe, the streaming pop-up station is blurring the lines between music venue and radio Read more


Two of Toronto's most experienced creators of immersive theatre discuss everything from finding a space, negotiating a price and making sure you don't get sued – or have your fake prop guns stolen Read more


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