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Lido Pimienta

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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Courtesy of CBC

Documentary series travels Canada and the world to create portraits of artists in the midst of making new work more

Interviews & Features

A roundup of our favourite Toronto songs and videos of the week: A pair of premieres from CARES and Fond, a new video from Witch Prophet and Lido Pimienta, one from Shad, and a whole playlist of great new local music. more

Music

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Tanja-Tiziana

The indie music non-profit's board is launching an independent investigation following an ex-staffer's allegations against Jonny Dovercourt more

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J. Ashley Nixon

Sled Island's 12th edition in Calagary proved that Toronto festivals could learn a thing or two from this festival, that puts music ahead of branding. more

Features

Album review: Witch Prophet's The Golden Octave – the Toronto alt-R&B singer/songwriter's long-awaited debut album – is fully realized, empowering and so gratifying. more

Album reviews

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Thomas Jackson – Tynesight

There was a political edge to the Austin festival this year and a genuinely impressive gender balance – Toronto artists also made a splash more

Concert reviews

Our top picks for music, theatre, film and more on the long weekend more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

The video, which we're premiering here, features Lido Pimienta, Casey and Jenny Mecija, Bonjay's Alanna Stuart, TiKa, Ansley Simpson and Kamilah Apong more

Music

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Petra Collins

Tyler, The Creator teams with Vince Staples, D-Beatstro says goodbye and the 80s reunion tour we didn't know we were waiting for – these are the shows NOW critics are looking forward to this month more

, Music

Lido Pimienta at Venus Fest.

Tanja-Tiziana

From winning the Polaris Prize to becoming a target for online harassment, the Colombian-Canadian artist tells us about her highs and lows of 2017 more

Features

Lido Pimienta at New Constellations

Shane Parent

A stacked lineup of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous musicians featured Feist, Lido Pimienta, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Jeremy Dutcher and others more

Concert reviews

The nation(s)wide tour closes in Toronto with Feist, Lido Pimienta, Weaves, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson and much more more

Music

Lido Pimienta at Venus Fest

Tanja-Tiziana

Lido Pimienta, Weaves, Grouper and others shone at the new festival played and staffed by women and non-binary people more

Concert reviews

Lido Pimienta at 2017 Polaris Music Prize Gala

Dustin Rabin

The Colombian-Canadian artist won the 2017 award for her album La Papessa. Here's what else went down at the gala more

Features

Show honouring shuttered Holy Oak sounds women-centred but it's more queer than female more

Art

Colombia-born, Toronto-based singer/songwriter's second album is a tantalizing harbinger of musical growth to come more

Album reviews

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Tanja-Tiziana

Tanya Tagaq, Shad, Lido Pimienta and anti-Dakota Access Pipeline protesters were among the First Nations DJ collective's guests more

Concert reviews

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Cheol Joon Baek

Canada’s only bike-powered music festival takes the show eastward more

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