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From 1991 to 1994, Wednesday nights at the Cameron House were a platform for some of today’s most talented singers, DJs, artists, directors and poets, including Director X and Divine Brown Twenty-five years later, Queen West has never been the same. more

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Check out brand new songs from Toronto artists Isla Craig, Tony Price, Harrison, Alice Glass, Prime Boys, K. Forest and more. Local artists get psyched in this week's edition of #NOWplaying, which includes a Spotify playlist of new tunes. more

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Martin Fox

Jessica Cho, who DJs under the name Korea Town Acid, is having her busiest year yet. The Toronto artist has released her debut EP, Mahogani Forest, on Cosmic Resonance. more

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APTN will soft launch ELMNT FM, its new radio station on 106.5FM, later this summer in Toronto. It will feature a mix of Indigenous and non-Indigenous music and talk programming. ELMNT will also launch in Ottawa on 95.7FM in mid-July. more

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Vag Halen's Heavy Leather Parking Lot: a comic concert review. The 80s cock rock cover band kicked off Pride with Heavy Leather Parking Lot, a tribute to queer/dyke leather bars and tailgate parties, and we illustrated it and turned it into a comic. more

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Tona's syllable-cramming delivery and gritty beats go against the melodic vocal delivery and smoothed out ambient soundscapes that some would immediately associate with a Toronto hip-hop sound in 2018, but that doesn't mean he should be overlooked. more

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Toronto singer/songwriter Jordaan Mason's new album Earth To Ursa Major asks big questions about mental illness, gender identity and the universe and finds comfort in not knowing the answers. more

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Bernice's new Arts & Crafts album Puff LP: In The Air Without A Shape finds the ever-evolving Toronto band bottling their eclectic energy for seven songs. more

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Arden Wray

Album review: The new record from Toronto singer/songwriter L Con (aka Lisa Conway), Insecurities In Being, is moody and complex, and it arrives fully on its own terms. more

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Samuel Engelking

Doors Open Toronto 2018 featured music all over the city. Ziibiwan played at Native Child and Family Services, Chelsea McBride Group accompanied jazz history, and shows emanated from backyards and museums. more

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Samuel Engelking

Hxouse aims to eliminate barriers for young Toronto creatives hoping to break into music, fashion and design more

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Toronto punk band S.H.I.T. are streaming both their new album What Do You Stand For? and their new compilation Complete S.H.I.T. at NOW. They're also announcing a show at Double Double Land. Read our interview with guitarist Greg Benedetto. more

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On their upcoming Diversity Tour, Canadian musical acts Bonjay and Too Attached satirize the "inclusive" banner that often obscures pursuits against racism, homophobia and oppression. more

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After singing backup vocals of Lido Pimienta and Jennifer Castle, Toronto electronic producer Victoria Cheong, better known as New Chance, releases her own debut EP, a five song . more

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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

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Andrew Graham

Bulkhead debut the new song Route Sixteen, which also features Joel Eel. Plus: check out new songs from Witch Prophet, Ralph, Ebhoni, Bonjay, Jennifer Castle and more on this week's #NOWplaying playlist. more

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Matt Williams

On her new album Angels Of Death, Toronto singer/songwriter Jennifer Castle battles against the finality of death and sends a comforting message down the line. In this interview, she goes deep into her writing process. more

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Toronto electro-glam singer Nyssa has been in bands since she was a teenager and she's channelled her experiences into Champion Of Love more

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Tanja-Tiziana

The Aubrey And The Three Amigos Tour hits the Air Canada Centre in August, but no word yet on OVO Fest more

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Samuel Engelking

Introducing StarStatus, the Toronto rapper/singer/dancer/songwriter who won a showcase at Canadian Music Week 2018. more

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