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Mitch Brown

Toronto producer Harrison poured himself into the piano, opening up a world of songwriting freedom that's evident on his sophomore album, Apricity. more

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Paul Husband

Concert review: Low at the Great Hall in Toronto. The long-running Minnesota band leaned on their newest album, Double Negative – a gauzy, textural departure from the sound they're associated with. more

Concert reviews

With his new album In Another Life, Toronto musician Sandro Perri rethinks what a song is and what it can be. more

Features

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R. Jeanette Martin

Toronto venue The Matador is going on sale. Even after securing a zoning certificate, owner Paul McCaughey's plans to re-open the 102-year-old ballroom have faltered again. more

Music

A review of Revocation's new album The Outer Ones. H.P. Lovecraft is fitting source material for the Boston band, who revel in the confrontation between man and the vastness of the universe. more

Album reviews

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Isaac Roberts

Our favourite Toronto songs and videos of the week: a brand-new music video from weirdo rockers Luge, the first taste of Ideé Fixe’s new supergroup and a full playlist of new autumnal bops. more

Music

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Amanda Fotes

Ahead of the annual punk and hardcore festival Not Dead Yet, we caught up with local Toronto bands around the city to talk community, resistance, localism and more. more

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John Londono

Toronto's Fucked Up are not the tightest knit band (to say the least), but they've kept it together for Dose Your Dreams, an adventurous new album that draws a whole community into their tenuous orbit. more

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Kickstarter

Artist and writer Shari Kasman is crowdfunding to publish a tribute to the frozen-in-time 70s shopping mall, which is slated for redevelopment more

Books

Nuit Blanche music 2018: from a time-machine look at Toronto's queer history to an exploration of Scarborough's influence in hip-hop, there's lots of art to take in with your ears. more

Features

You can expect big things from these Toronto artists this fall, from genre-stretching hardcore veterans to the next big R&B star more

Features

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R. Jeanette Martin

The Matador, Toronto's historic and beleaguered speakeasy/music venue, has got its zoning, and now owner Paul McCaughey hopes it will open by March 2019 more

Music

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Karel Chladek

Suzanne Ciani, Buchla synth composer, is enjoying a new wave of re-appreciation, but, as she tells us in this interview, she's looking forward while she looks back. more

Features

Album review: the eponymous album from Toronto hard rockers Diemonds acts as a defining statement for the band. more

Album reviews

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Cassandra Popescu

Review: acts like TOPS, Maylee Todd and Zaki Ibrahim shone at Camp Wavelength, and the festival maintained its community spirit after its artistic director's removal. more

Concert reviews

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Heather Rappard

Best Toronto music of the week: A roundup of our favourite local songs and videos of the week, including a brand-new Bile Sister track, new stuff from K-OS, and a full playlist of fresh tracks. more

Music

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Colin Medley

Matthew "Doc" Dunn, The Cosmic Range instrumentalist and U.S. Girls collaborator reins, in his spacy and jazzy tendencies on his new album Lightbourn, while showing how expansive a folk record can be. more

Album reviews

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Visual Bass

Veld, Toronto's EDM and rap festival at Downsview Park, has become a massive event. From A$AP Ferg's Toronto love to a touching Avicii tribute, here's what united the crowd at this year's event. more

Concert reviews

Toronto's Tomb Mold, fleshed out from a duo into a four-piece, take chances rhythmically and compositionally, and it pays off on their new album Manor Of Infinite Forms. more

Album reviews