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Becca Lemire

With their new album Lioness, the Toronto band has outlined a specific mental health mission, building healing through community Read more

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Ryan Russell

Album review: Pedro The Lion, Phoenix. David Bazan has revived the band for their first album in 15 years, and it's full of affecting personal-yet-relatable narrative songs. Read more

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Raez Argulla

Album review: on Kaia Kater's Grenades, the Toronto-based singer/songwriter puts the history of folk music into dialogue with her own family history, specifically her father's immigration from Grenada. Read more

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Le Pigeon

Review: on her new album The Ballad Of A Runaway Girl, Salluit-born, Montreal-based singer Elisapie presents a mix of Indigenous folk covers and rich, genre-bending celebration of self. Read more

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Vanessa Heins

Dundas, Ontario trio The Dirty Nil exist more for the primal act of rock music than its culture, and their delightful, precise new album Master Volume hints at why. Read more

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Jeff Comber

Jiants, Toronto indie rock band, is the result of skate videos, injuries and lust for life. Watch their new video Plan exclusively here Read more

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Estonian Music Week 2018 in Toronto: celebrate 100 years of Estonian independence with these five musicians and bands, who range from dreamy shoegaze to freewheeling jazz. Read more

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Canadian singer/songwriter Michael Rault brings confidence and swagger to 60s/70s psych-rock sounds on It's A New Day Tonight. Read more

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Amanda Fotes

Chastity played a show at a barn in Whitby with Metz on Friday, April 13 – a benefit for Frontenac Youth Services. With so many of their peers going to Toronto, the rafter-rocking punk band are passionate about keeping their own DIY scene alive. Read more

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Jason Sniderman invented his musical persona when he was 12 years old. Now 59, the Toronto musician is ready to share it with the world. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Many indie event venues have shuttered in recent years, but the founders of the eight-year-old queer community fixture intend to buck the trend Read more

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The new Toronto-based group is also a rebirth for the sisters of Magneta Lane Read more

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