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Sarah Rix

From the sweaty end of the Silver Dollar to an unprecedented gathering of Indigenous folk legends, these were the bucket list shows of the year Read more

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But those challenges led to plenty of moments of connection with the audience Read more

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But the prolific Philly musician is happy to chat about new album Rocket and working with Frank Ocean Read more


Plus: Belle and Sebastian, Future, Metallica and more Read more


Justice, Flume, Schoolboy Q, Tegan and Sara, The Shins, Constantines, Jazz Cartier, Andy Shauf and Tanya Tagaq are also on the bill Read more


It's been an emotional year. Accordingly, the albums on our critics' collaborative list of the year's best are a bit anxious, a bit political, a bit gospel, a bit cosmic and a lot existential. Read more


Blonde and Endless are beautiful and intricately detailed patchworks of emotions and experiences from a guy keenly aware that he is going to die Read more

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A February 20 panel discussion about black artists making stereotype-challenging music is now viewable online Read more


The Life Of Pablo reflects West's manic struggle between responsibility and temptation Read more

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