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

Feb 27, 2018 12:44 PM Album reviews


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

Feb 23, 2018 3:58 PM , Music

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

Dec 16, 2017 7:00 AM , , Features


Neil Van

Our picks for most notable local singles and deep cuts more

Jul 26, 2017 2:07 PM Features

Fiver's Simone Schmidt

Samuel Engelking

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

May 24, 2017 12:41 PM Features

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

May 16, 2017 7:59 PM Features



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

Oct 12, 2016 7:30 PM , , , , Music

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

Aug 3, 2016 8:00 PM Features

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

Apr 24, 2016 12:20 PM 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

Feb 24, 2016 6:00 PM Features