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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. 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. 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 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 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. 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. 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 more

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Samuel Engelking

The veteran actor sounds off on the Halloween sequel, a traumatic audition for TV's Kidding, her directorial debut and gradual changes in Hollywood more

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Samuel Engelking

As they ride a serious hot streak, Haisla Nation hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids make music for brotherhood, sisterhood, unity and Indigenous resurgence. more

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Cover story: Jessie Reyez takes us on a tour of her favourite Toronto spots, from Kensington Market to the 905. With a breakthrough new EP and her biggest headlining tour yet, the self-assured singer/songwriter is staying hungry. more

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The new Doctor lands in Toronto for a chat about new friends, new challenges, the annoyance of secrecy and the joy of change more

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Bear Witness is curating this year's X Avant new music festival in Toronto, expanding on the powerful and inclusive concept established on A Tribe Called Red's last album, We Are The Halluci Nation. more

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John Londono

Toronto's Fucked Up are not the tightest knit band (to say the least), but they've kept it together for Dose Your Dreams, an adventurous new album that draws a whole community into their tenuous orbit. more

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Samuel Engelking

Two artists expand their range in A Star Is Born remake more

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Eliot Lee Hazel

In this interview, Cat Power's Chan Marshall tells us what her life has been like in the last six years before her latest album Wanderer. “Oh my god,” she says. “Okay. You ready?” more

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