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The Equity X Production Mentorship Program is a learning-intensive retreat to teach women and gender-diverse people the skills of music production Read more



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Scarborough councillor Michael Thompson has been appointed the city's new Night Economy Ambassador. But what does that mean? We asked him. Read more



Calm Elliott-Armstrong

After backing up the breakout country star for most of 2019, the Toronto post-punk band are back on their own path. Here's what they've learned. Read more



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Plus: Blood Orange, Deafheaven, U.S. Girls at the new Paradise Theatre, the mother of all 90s nostalgia shows and more upcoming Toronto concerts Read more


In the years that brought our artists to a world stage and had some wondering if we were having our "Seattle moment," these were the albums that defined the decade Read more

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Samuel Engelking

It’s clear that the city is growing – but in what direction? Read more


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Dahlia Katz

Canadian indie act makes good on their dramatic rep with an unpredictable stage play that blends jubilant performances with humour, emotion and plenty of meta-commentary Read more


The 90s alt-rock hero is coming to Budweiser Stage with Liz Phair and Garbage Read more


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The Toronto Blues Society welcomed a diverse lineup of blues and soul singers including Tanika Charles, Miss Emily, Taborah Johnson, Melissa McClelland and more Read more

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The Toronto rapper expands his sound with an EP that pairs melodic flows with a nose-to-the-grindstone pragmatism Read more

Album reviews


Samuel Engelking

Playing as an acoustic duo for 200 fans, Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw hearkened back to their origins and reminded us of the rock-solid bones beneath their stadium-sized songs Read more

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On his sophomore album, Whitby singer/songwriter Tom Meikle makes drifting folk with the heart of metal Read more

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On their new album, FED UP, Amanda Crist and Carlyn Bezic take restrictive late capitalism and the male gaze and give them a satisfying rock release Read more


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Jenna Hum

The Queen West gallery will celebrate with its annual Sound Image competition for emerging music photographers. Check out some of those photos here. Read more


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Samuel Engelking

The night-long music and arts event will be part of Harbourfront Centre's Festival Of Cool. Plus: more just announced Toronto concerts Read more


His son Adam Cohen finished the album with help from guests like Beck and Feist, but it sounds like classic Leonard – sex and death, the sacred and the profane Read more

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"Folk has always been a fantastic medium for delivering social comment and protest," said John Mann in this interview. "What's drawn us to the folk scene is its basic lack of pretension." Read more


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Rannie Turingan

The Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet legend splits his time between playing music and trading stories from the chair at Town Barber Read more


Winter Stations


It’s going to be a long winter, but that's no reason to stay inside. Here are the best outdoor, arts, music, stage and food events to keep you busy in the months ahead Read more


The Canadian rapper reinvents 00s hip-hop and R&B hits, often with their original artists, but doesn't add much in the way of substance Read more

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