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Jose San Juan

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

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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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Samuel Engelking

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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"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

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Faced with paltry royalties and environmental concerns, musicians are speaking up against big streaming – a few even pulling their music from the services Read more

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Daniel Tate and Rob Bowman, authors of new book The Flyer Vault: 150 Years Of Toronto Concert History, pick four historical hot spots Read more

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Natalia Manzocco

Those people offering to sell their tickets on Facebook event pages? Many of them don’t exist. Here's how to spot a scammer. Read more

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The city’s underground electronic scene often exists in siloed subgenres, but Red Bull Music Festival's Encounters party brings them together at the Symes. ISO Radio will live-stream it. Read more

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Yuula Benivolski

The local experimental electronic musician is teaming with the Armigideon Time singer for the Music Gallery's X Avant festival – and a collaboration that will stretch into the future Read more

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Samuel Engelking

The Toronto breakout singer on millennial cowboys, fan tattoos and the similarities between drag queens and country stars Read more

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The Polaris Prize-winner says Indigenous and non-Indigenous people have to come together because the world is on fire Read more

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Cristina Butty

The Toronto psych fest, now in its fifth year, is propelled by a community that's stepped up during a difficult time Read more

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Charlotte Day Wilson, Sean Leon, Fiver and Daniel Lanois are among the musicians performing or contributing to works at this year's free all-night art festival Read more

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Samuel Engelking

As other music venues vanish, Shaun Bowring is using his Dundas West bar to advocate for local nightlife Read more

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Katie Sadie

With its new conference program, the Toronto festival has planned panels and workshops on DIY demo-making, songwriting, wellness and demystifying the business of music Read more

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Teo Weyman

People with disabilities are often excluded from shows and parties, but a few musicians and promoters are looking to change that Read more

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The sound and spirit of the group's 1998 dark cinematic masterpiece continues to reverberate in the city, where they'll bring their Mezzanine XX1 next week Read more

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Dwayne Morgan

It's not the only festival of its kind in the city, but the new event has ambitious aims to be the biggest and farthest-reaching: not simply an import, but something unique here Read more

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Samuel Engelking

He's best known as an electronic artist and producer, but the in-demand multi-hyphenate is also a composer for film – and he’s been keeping very busy Read more

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