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The Toronto electronic music collective borrows heavily from the Chicago sub-genre and the results are unpredictable more

Feb 17, 2017 1:00 PM Album reviews

The music biz is eager to sign them and send them on the road. But like the overblown real estate market, buzz bands are out of hand, writes Wavelength programmer Jonathan Bunce more

Feb 16, 2017 6:13 PM Features

Hip-Hop Karaoke Toronto


For 10 years, amateur MCs have gotten to perform alongside legends like Maestro Fresh Wes, Phife Dawg and, for the final event, Pete Rock more

Feb 14, 2017 4:22 PM Features

The The Valentine’s Day-appropriate track was recorded in the early 2000s more

Feb 14, 2017 11:38 AM Music

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Anne de Haas

Opportunities all-year round, not just after tragedies more

Feb 13, 2017 6:36 PM Features 1 Comments


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The Toronto rapper will share the stage with a group of Filipino-Canadian musicians at the 17th annual indie music festival more

Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM Features

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Nic Pouliot

A rent increase is forcing the queer-friendly live music space to pack up shop, its owner says more

Feb 9, 2017 1:41 PM Music 1 Comments

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We're excited to hear more from TiKA, Jessie Reyez, Plaza and Jayd Ink more

Feb 8, 2017 11:27 AM Features

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One of the members of the electronic duo Èbony is due to be sentenced by an Australian court on February 9 more

Feb 6, 2017 12:41 PM Music 4 Comments



A lawyer for the Polson Pier venue's owners says reports of a 15,000-capacity megaclub are exaggerated, but Rebel's new liquor licence application still has neighbours fuming more

Feb 3, 2017 1:21 PM Features

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"We share the disappointment of musicians, music fans, and the music community at these recent announcements," reads the statement from Tory and the Toronto Music Advisory Council. more

Feb 2, 2017 3:34 PM Music 1 Comments

Doom Tickler

Kristel Jax

The Toronto musician talks office jobs and the dangers of losing DIY venues – and premieres her new single, Turgid more

Feb 2, 2017 10:31 AM Features

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Heather Pollock

The country rockers returned to the family basement to record their 10th album more

Feb 1, 2017 2:57 PM Features

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Vlad Podvorny

The designers of Jimi Hendrix's Electric Lady Studios and Charles Khabouth's INK Entertainment are involved in the legendary venue's revitalization more

Feb 1, 2017 12:41 PM Music 4 Comments

Dan Burke


Another live music venue down in "Music City" more

Jan 31, 2017 4:00 PM Music 1 Comments

We're stoked for Mustafa the Poet, Smoke Dawg, The Sorority and more more

Jan 31, 2017 3:45 PM Features

The working committee trying to save the live music venue hopes to reopen it on March 15 if fundraising is successful more

Jan 31, 2017 3:17 PM Music

The crackdown on underground venues threatens to erode community and risk-taking programming more

Jan 30, 2017 1:46 PM Features

No shows on the main floor, but it’s still business as usual upstairs more

Jan 30, 2017 1:35 PM Music

Stained Class Records


The new record shop throws a grand opening in-store on February 18 more

Jan 25, 2017 11:49 AM Music

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