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There's suddenly a lot of attention on U.S. Girls. Toronto’s Meg Remy is ­untangling ­America’s misogynist mess with lush disco grooves. The time is right for her subversive brand of political pop. Read our cover story interview here. more

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The Toronto-based singer/songwriter has created mobilized many of the city's most underrated musicians to create a stunning, detail-rich album about violence more

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Colin Medley

Every Friday, we'll be rounding up a batch of 20 new songs by Toronto artists. This week: U.S. Girls, Charlotte Day Wilson, LA timpa and more more

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Our top local releases of the year as voted by NOW’s music critics more

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Neil Van

Our picks for most notable local singles and deep cuts more

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Fiver's Simone Schmidt

Samuel Engelking

The Toronto singer/songwriter on the carceral system, the Appropriation Prize and booze-free shows more

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Another eclectic roundup of new tunes by local musicians who deserve your attention more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Who doesn’t like the idea of making Toronto a place where musicians and music-related businesses can thrive? But so far, Music City seems more like a nice idea supported by city council than a reality. more

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"...their music evokes feelings of nostalgia, capturing a melancholy mood and vibration of timelessness in each bar." more

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We waited decades for the offbeat cult folk music hero to come to town, and it was worth it more

Concert reviews

"The coolest part about this label is that it doesn't try to be anything other than a way to put out music," says the Highest Order's Simone Schmidt more

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