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The annual DIY punk and hardcore fest is off this year, but they'll be throwing a one-day mini-fest in August at Velvet Underground Read more


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Samuel Engelking

The ninth-annual music fest will get a dose of boy band nostalgia when it returns on Carnival long weekend Read more

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From Raptors anthems to a reggaeton time machine to the city's own Yeehaw king, these are the songs to fuel your next patio day Read more

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Plus: Kensington Market Jazz Festival, Red Bull Music Festival, Yelawolf and more just-announced Toronto concerts Read more




Back at the Harbourfront Centre after a decade, your hometown band brought July Talk, Charlotte Cornfield, an Arcade Fire cover and Anthems with an actual 15-year-old girl Read more

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The soulful Toronto singer/songwriter stretches out in new directions on his surprise-release sophomore album, with mixed results Read more

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Colin Medley

Plus: a new #NOWplaying playlist featuring new Daniel Caesar, Puffy L'z, Shawnee and more Read more

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Maya Fuhr

The experimental pop trio have seen the city's DIY creative communities handcuffed by political interests and capitalist real estate agendas, but they're not giving up Read more


Frank Dukes' Parkscapes is available for sampling and licensing, with all the proceeds going back to the funding-slashed program Read more


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Toronto Police confirm the writer and musician, who was reported missing earlier this week, has died Read more


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Samuel Engelking

Just hours after the NBA championship celebration spilled into Yonge-Dundas Square, NXNE turned it into Festival Village Read more

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In NOW's new live video Toronto punk band PUP come back to the Magpie – now Dundas Video – for a fiery performance of Free At Last from their new album Morbid Stuff Read more


Listen to the original Raptor Foot, a new anthem for the Toronto Raptors. The reggae song from Scarborough's General Genius is celebrating our moment at the NBA Finals Read more


We caught up with the Toronto rapper to talk about the city's energy during the NBA Finals, working with his cousin Steph Curry and his upcoming EP Sun Of Dawn. Read more


Check out the premiere of Love, Calm Down, the new song from the Toronto duo of Phoenix Pagliacci and Truss – TRP.P. Read more



J. Mitchel Reed

Album review: Lydia Persaud, Let Me Show You: The O'Pears and Dwayne Gretzky singer is an excellent songwriter and her voice is beautifully warm and sweet – sometimes too sweet for the genre. Read more

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Taking place over four days concurrent to mainstream Pride, the indie fest promises underground vibes and zero corporate funding Read more

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Regina Gently

Samuel Engelking

Nyssa and Regina Gently will play the resurrected Vazaleen party at Velvet Underground. Plus: just announced Toronto shows from Weyes Blood, DAVE, David Berman's new project Purple Mountains and more. Read more



Win Kuplowsky

The Team Building event, which started at Holy Oak and now takes place at Burdock, encourages vulnerability, experimentation and community-building. Read more



Luca Tarantini

After impressing us with their debut album, the Toronto prog-pop band had to overcome a series of trials to make the next one. This interview took place over three years. Read more