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In their second of four monthly shows at the Baby G, the long-running Toronto band brought costumes, accents and wild reinterpretations of just-released songs more

Feb 25, 2018 4:33 PM Concert reviews


Colin Medley

Every Friday, we'll be rounding up a batch of 20 new songs by Toronto artists. This week: U.S. Girls, Charlotte Day Wilson, LA timpa and more more

Feb 23, 2018 3:58 PM , Music

Poised for stardom, the Toronto soul auteur wants to help other young women achieve their own self-made success more

Feb 21, 2018 6:17 PM Features


Chelsee Ivan

The Toronto band's impressive debut album is urgent and visceral, but a slow burn more

Feb 20, 2018 12:59 PM Album reviews

A look at six local noisemakers buzzing through the punk, metal and rock scenes more

Feb 14, 2018 5:02 PM Features

She glimpses at what could make her stand out in the dense Toronto hip-hop ecosystem, but often sounds anonymous more

Feb 13, 2018 5:38 PM Album reviews

On their debut album, the Toronto trio channel retro influences into a modern and cohesive mix of hip-hop and electronic production more

Feb 10, 2018 7:32 PM Album reviews


Markus Staley

In Ideas Of North, a new collaboration with Shad, Iskwé and others, the violinist strives to “reinterpret what it means to be Canadian" more

Feb 8, 2018 11:16 AM Features

These six genre-blurring artists prove the Toronto Sound is far from singular more

Feb 7, 2018 1:22 PM Features

The Ontario punks called it quits in 2012, but they'll be back on May 25. Plus: upcoming shows concerts Roy Woods, Alt-J, and more Justin Timberlake dates more

Feb 6, 2018 2:33 PM Music

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Anders Marshall

Broadcasting open and live for 24 hours in the basement of May Cafe, the streaming pop-up station is blurring the lines between music venue and radio more

Feb 1, 2018 4:39 PM Features

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Gillian Mapp

On her new album The Secret Life Of Planets, the Toronto-based sci-fi soul singer gives cosmic resonance to intensely personal music more

Jan 31, 2018 6:04 PM Features

Joel Smye

Sasha Niveole

As the Bathurst club turns four, Smye takes stock of gender parity behind the decks, competition from DIY parties and vanishing music venues more

Jan 31, 2018 12:42 PM Features

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Yung Yemi

The city's underground scenes are rising fast and these six artists are primed for impact more

Jan 31, 2018 11:56 AM Features 1 Comments

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Samuel Engelking

The collective of local DJs and promoters thinks the city can be the next Berlin more

Jan 31, 2018 11:53 AM Features

Eye To Eye, the first LP from Toronto's Steven Foster and his band, fixes stadium grandiosity onto dense, idiosyncratic guitar pop songs more

Jan 30, 2018 11:20 AM Album reviews

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Clea Christakos-Gee

The indie rock band are graduating out of the all-ages scene and calling it quits, but first they’re paving the way for the next generation of bands more

Jan 26, 2018 2:24 PM Features

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"I wanted people to be excited about the homegrown talent and abundance of women in our scene." more

Jan 26, 2018 2:08 PM Features

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Samuel Engelking

From teaching at Baby Pineapple Studio to launching the No Mean City collective, the Lavender Bruisers singer is a major music cultivator more

Jan 24, 2018 6:06 PM Features

The "newest dive bar on Bloor" will soon take over for the short-lived queer-friendly music venue Less Bar more

Jan 24, 2018 12:52 PM Music