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Natalia Manzocco

Those people offering to sell their tickets on Facebook event pages? Many of them don’t exist. Here's how to spot a scammer. Read more

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Jake Giles Netter

Netflix's movie adaptation of the 80s heavy metal band's notorious memoir is shallow, poorly timed and disrespects the music Read more


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Stars like Drake and Shawn Mendes might have been absent, but, for the first time, the Junos, “Canada's biggest night in music,” actually started to sound like Canada. Read more



Vanessa Heins

After putting out Familiar Drugs, Alexisonfire played a pair of mini-concerts, at House of Stombo and with Chastity at the Rec Room. Read more

Concert reviews


Cheol Joon Baek

Concert review: In Dreams: Roy Orbison In Concert – The Hologram Tour. The long-dead singer "performed" at Toronto's Sony Centre, opening several cans of worms in the process. Read more

Concert reviews

Poptone – the new band from Daniel Ash, David J and Kevin Haskins of Bauhaus, Love and Rockets and Tones on Tail – played a set packed with 80s goth classics, but there's a good chance a lot of people who loved those songs missed out. Read more

Concert reviews

A decade after she appeared on the cover of NOW as a member of Crystal Castles, the electro-punk star opens up about going solo, #MeToo and growing up in Toronto Read more


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Gerald Jenkins

The influential English punk poet is still full of piss and vinegar after five decades Read more


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Bobby Talamine

Don't expect a traditional promo jaunt from the inimitable avant-garde singer. "I'm not that kind of artist," she says Read more


The Toronto trio have stopped flirting with it and jumped fully into purely electronic industrial dance Read more


On both killer songs and filler, the singer sounds like she’s having so much fun – and who would deny her that at this point? Read more

Album reviews


Samuel Engelking

What other show this year will have Met Gala-worthy wardrobe, bee costumes, pornstache and My Heart Will Go On? Read more

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Mike Watier

With more and more high-energy acts getting booked at seated venues, what exactly are the rules around standing up at shows? Read more

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The French electronic music pioneer may be a wizard, but one who invites you behind the curtain Read more

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(Even though she'd never call herself one) Read more

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Dave Grohl also joined the band for a cover of MC5's Kick Out The Jams Read more

Concert reviews

Shopping for music these days is starting to feel like the '90s, and not in a good way Read more

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The Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver singer played the role of rock star a little too well Read more


Surprise pop-up show celebrates new album with a hometown house party Read more

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NOW music editor Carla Gillis to moderate panel discussion about misogyny in music Read more