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Pleasence Records

Our picks for the best hidden gems of the annual Toronto-wide music festival Canadian Music Week (CMW): Fucked Up, Witch Prophet, Kae Sun, Un Blonde, Chippy Nonstop and many more. more

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James Lindsay (left) and Paul Lawton of Pleasence Records.

Samuel Engelking

A new music festival and podcast are part of the Toronto record label's search for true independence more

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Tyler, The Creator

Petra Collins

Tyler, The Creator teams with Vince Staples, D-Beatstro says goodbye and the 80s reunion tour we didn't know we were waiting for – these are the shows NOW critics are looking forward to this month more

, Music

And you can hear one of those songs right here more

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Album reviews

Founder James Lindsay on how his label came to be, putting out releases by Odonis Odonis, Soupcans, New Fries and more more

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Moshing at Long Winter

Carla Gillis

At the January edition of the all-ages music series, the kids just wanted to mosh more

Concert reviews