New Chance


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


Lido Pimienta at Venus Fest.


The Music Gallery's annual festival of new and experimental music this year explores the theme "forward," pushing singular Canadian artists to the next step of their work Read more



Shireen Stroke

Plus a new #NOWPlaying playlist featuring Laura Barrett, Tomb Mold, dvsn and more Read more


Venus Fest and Futuro Libre will present a free music fest within the theatre fest. Plus: just announced concerts from Tyler, The Creator, Bon Iver, Wilco, Sleater-Kinney and more Read more



Cash Honey

Toronto singer/songwriter Jennifer Castle, who made one of our favourite albums of the year, looks back on "an amazing year with tons of really intense challenges" Read more


After singing backup vocals of Lido Pimienta and Jennifer Castle, Toronto electronic producer Victoria Cheong, better known as New Chance, releases her own debut EP, a five song . Read more

Album reviews

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Claire Harvie

Live At The Music Gallery launches today with newly released recordings by Merganzer, New Chance, Nukariik, SlowPitchSound, Dialectica and Glen Hall's Rub Out The Word Read more


Andy Shauf at Massey Hall

Jag Gundu

Opener Jennifer Castle, meanwhile, was completely in her element, stunning with both old and new songs Read more

Concert reviews

Diverse local lineup gets the spotlight at Lido Pimienta’s new electronic music series at the Gladstone Hotel Read more


The cult classic she made at age 12 gets a Toronto revamp 35 years later Read more


1970s San Fran street performer makes a comeback Read more