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Yann Orhan

Montreal’s lunar celebration of global music and inclusive vibes brings South African artist Nakhane to the Pride Main Stage Read more


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Samuel Engelking

While the Toronto Raptors were completing their historic championship run, our reviewers were catching festival sets by CupcakKe, Le1f, Sir Babygirl, Swamp Dogg and more Read more

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Samuel Engelking

From free street celebrations to experimental weirdness to a festival in an honest-to-goodness ghost town, here are the fests worth trekking to this summer Read more



Elisabeth Fuchsia

Album review: Pile, Green And Gray: the Nashville-via-Boston band have released more than a half-dozen albums, but it feels like they're just hitting their stride. Read more

Album reviews


Colin Medley

On his new album Miracle In The Night, veteran Toronto singer/songwriter John Southworth reunites with his band the South Seas, which includes the late Justin Haynes Read more


A new short documentary called Somewhere Else centres around the Toronto band and the spaces that fuel their DIY ethic – even when those spaces also test it Read more


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Maria Jose Govea

The album is the first full-length album under Daniel Benjamin's new guitar-less version of his pop project Moon King – a disorienting neon haze. Read more

Album reviews

Before Morrissey plays at the Sony Centre this weekend, here's everything that's kept him away for 15 years. Read more

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While you (legally) smoke weed in the park or spend the day in line at a cannabis shop, these stoner metal tunes from Toronto will set the tone for your 4/20. Read more



Maggie Elizabeth

Best Toronto music of the week: new songs from Haviah Mighty, Daniel 58, Hot Garbage and a new #NOWplaying playlist with even more of the best local music of the week. Read more



Kate Killet

Along with danceable openers Haiku Hands, Nagoya-based band CHAI played a fun blast of a show at Velvet Underground with a resonating message of body positivity. Read more

Concert reviews

On her first solo album since playing with Prince, guitarist Donna Grantis re-asserts her connection to Toronto. Read more



Rebecca Wood

Album review: Tanya Tagaq's Toothsayer. The "polar score," which Tagaq originally created for the National Maritime Museum, is a violent current you have no choice but to lose yourself in. Read more

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Perry Shimon

Musicians like The Weather Station and Ansley Simpson are using their platforms to inspire change on an issue that's just getting more urgent. Read more




Concerned residents and representatives from music communities put aside their tensions and met up to find a solution that works for everyone Read more


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Kate Killet

Ahead of his site Mechanical Forest Sound's 10th anniversary, Joe Strutt talks about how he went from recording live music to fostering and participating in it. Read more


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Stephe Perry

Tomorrow Is Too Late combines visual and oral history to recount the influential-but-underlooked scene by the people were there – and they're doing metal next. Read more



Gabriela Osio Vanden

Plus: a playlist of new local music, including PUP, Charlotte Cornfield and Donna Grantis Read more


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Samuel Engelking

From punk-infused hip-hop to dance music creating its own space – who’s setting the tone for the city’s music scenes? Read more

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On his new album, Anne, Toronto saxophonist Joseph Shabason sonically reflects on his mother's life with Parkinson's disease, while incorporating her voice into the music. Read more