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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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Tanja-Tiziana

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

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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

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