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Album review: Witch Prophet's The Golden Octave – the Toronto alt-R&B singer/songwriter's long-awaited debut album – is fully realized, empowering and so gratifying. 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. more

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Lisa Genet

One of the defining bands from New York's no wave heyday, the four-piece easily filled the classic Queen West venue with jittery punk energy more

Concert reviews

On Courtney Barnett's new album Tell Me How You Really Feel, the witty Australian singer/songwriter articulates the anxiety in her own mind and of the current cultural moment. more

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Underground star Cody Critcheloe's latest collection of songs is witty, personal and joyously referential more

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Samuel Engelking

Karin Dreijer's wildly inventive project put a queer spin on synth-pop spectacle more

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Matt Williams

On her new album Angels Of Death, Toronto singer/songwriter Jennifer Castle battles against the finality of death and sends a comforting message down the line. In this interview, she goes deep into her writing process. more

Features

NXNE has finally announced its Yonge-Dundas Square and club show lineups, which include U.S. Girls, Torres, Cadence Weapon, LA Timpa and more. The festival runs June 8-17. more

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Toronto electro-glam singer Nyssa has been in bands since she was a teenager and she's channelled her experiences into Champion Of Love more

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Bhad Bhabie, the controversial "Cash Me Outside girl," performed her viral hip-hop hits to a roaring crowd during the Toronto stop of her Bhanned In The USA tour, but she was upstaged by dazzling opener Asian Doll more

Concert reviews

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Natalia Manzocco

The Toronto restaurant owned by rapper Drake and Kai and Levi Bent-Lee, sons of Susur Lee, will shutter on June 23. more

Food

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Vincent McMillen

Charlotte Day Wilson and Work director Fantavious Fritz are using their $15,000 Prism Prize money to create a one-time grant for female music video directors. They're also donating a portion of it to a women's shelter. more

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Natalia Manzocco

Canadian Music Week 2018: read reviews of Sloan, Alice Glass, Belly, The Beaches, Un Blonde and more from CMW's final weekend. more

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Tanja-Tiziana

The Aubrey And The Three Amigos Tour hits the Air Canada Centre in August, but no word yet on OVO Fest more

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Amanda Fotes

Lower Bay Station, the de-commissioned TTC stop, was the unusual setting for a memorable all-local concert featuring Fucked Up, Deliluh, Tyriqueordie and E-Saggila. Check out photos and our review here. more

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Samuel Engelking

CMW reviews so far: Cupcakke, Nate Husser, Lydia Lunch, Jaunt, Yonatan Gat, Moscow Apartment, and more from the Toronto music festival Canadian Music Week. more

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Samuel Engelking

Introducing StarStatus, the Toronto rapper/singer/dancer/songwriter who won a showcase at Canadian Music Week 2018. more

Features

A decade after she appeared on the cover of NOW as a member of Crystal Castles, the electro-punk star opens up about going solo, #MeToo and growing up in Toronto more

Features

In this interview with CupcakKe, the self-described “freak hoe” rapper gets real about colourism, independence and rapping about genitals. She plays CMW this week. more

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J. Cole is coming to Toronto on his KOD tour. Plus: just announced Toronto shows from the Hold Steady, Neko Case, Seal and many more more

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