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The musician, producer and author talks about working with The Pursuit of Happiness, how music has taken a backseat to branding and why he's a "parable of self-reliance" Read more

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Carlos Santolalla

The masked Toronto musician discusses queering country music, sewing fringed masks and visiting the Best Little Whorehouse In Texas Read more

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On her first solo album since playing with Prince, guitarist Donna Grantis re-asserts her connection to Toronto. Read more

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Philip-Daniel Ducasse

One of hip-hop's most fascinating rising stars, the Leikeli47 talks vulnerability, confidence and the Black experience Read more

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Amanda Fotes

The history of rock is filled with stigmatizing myths of the tortured artist. With their third album, Morbid Stuff, that’s exactly what Toronto band PUP want to avoid. Read more

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On why James Blake is not the new Bowie, why you shouldn't ask "Jylie Kenner" about politics and how Deerhunter's new album is like an animated corpse Read more

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Alicia J Rose

On Bob Mould's new solo album Sunshine Rock, the Hüsker Dü and Sugar legend gets optimistic in a time of sociopolitical turmoil, while also reflecting on days gone by Read more

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On his new album, Anne, Toronto saxophonist Joseph Shabason sonically reflects on his mother's life with Parkinson's disease, while incorporating her voice into the music. Read more

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Canadian rapper Shad unpacks the key themes and figures that populate his ambitious new concept album, A Short Story About A War. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

17-year-old Toronto rapper Lil Berete is finally making his hometown headlining debut, and it's on his home turf. Read more

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Etienne Saint Denis

The prolific Montreal techno artist discusses the cultural importance of dancing till dawn and why work is an insidious addiction Read more

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Toronto jazz pianist Thompson Egbo-Egbo, an alumnus of Dixon Hall Music School in Regent Park, tells us about its importance in a changing – though still vulnerable – neighbourhood. Read more

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Ashlea Wessel

Alison Lang collected nearly 30 stories of overbearing condescension, heartbreak and Frank Zappa for the new zine, Music Men Ruined For Me. Read more

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Montreal musician Charlotte Cardin has been touring to bigger and bigger venues, all before she's released her first album – and that's changed her musical perspective. Read more

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Kayla Rocco

Up-and-coming Toronto-based singer/songwriter Jessica Mitchell gravitated to the genre late, but finding it was like unlocking a part of herself. Read more

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Mitch Brown

Toronto producer Harrison poured himself into the piano, opening up a world of songwriting freedom that's evident on his sophomore album, Apricity. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

The trans singer, comic, club owner and sex work activist's résumé is way more interesting than yours – and it's all in her new memoir Read more

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With his new album In Another Life, Toronto musician Sandro Perri rethinks what a song is and what it can be. Read more

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Ahead of her performance at Red Bull Music Festival's Collision showcase, Toronto singer Ebhoni tells us why she's no longer blonde – and how that links her to the city's exciting freshman class of artists. Read more

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The first-time Toronto filmmaker discusses finding the film's talented cast, being excited about her limited budget and dealing with the millennial label Read more

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