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Richard Trapunski

Kardinal Offishall debuted a new version of the 1998 Canadian hip-hop classic Northern Touch for the Toronto Raptors. The full new version dropped before the team's first playoff game against the Washington Wizards. more

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There's suddenly a lot of attention on U.S. Girls. Toronto’s Meg Remy is ­untangling ­America’s misogynist mess with lush disco grooves. The time is right for her subversive brand of political pop. Read our cover story interview here. more

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These are the shows NOW critics are looking forward to this month. Charlotte Day Wilson, U.S. Girls, Majid Jordan, Born Ruffians and Frigs play hotly anticipated hometown gigs, plus shows by Ty Segall, Lil Berete, Yaeji and more. more

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The Weeknd just released his new project My Dear Melancholy, and Wasted Times leads this week's #NOWplaying roundup of new Toronto music. Also: a shot-for-shot remake of Carly Rae Jepsen's I Really Like You by Little Junior, Blimp Rock and more. more

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The Prism Prize has announced its 2018 shortlist – the 10 best Canadian music videos of the year. It includes music videos by Alice Glass, Daniel Caesar, Charlotte Day Wilson, Jessie Reyez, PUP and more. more

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Listen to 20 songs from local artists including Faiza, Jonas Bonnetta, Art Department, Hex, Jaunt and Yamantaka // Sonic Titan on our weekly Spotify playlist #NOWplaying more

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Check out our roundup of new Toronto tunes, also featuring Clairmont The Second, Block Univers, NAV and more more

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"Like the Police at the Horseshoe in 1978, Rolling Stones at El Mocambo in 1977, Nirvana at Lee's in 1990, this show goes down in Toronto concert lore," says the Flyer Vault's Daniel Tate of the 1995 show. more

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On the Toronto stop of his Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, Weird Al earned the right to play a full set of originals more

Concert reviews

Listen to International Women's Day anthems, throwback posse cuts, eerie electronic productions and spiky post-punk all in this week's new music roundup more

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Anders Marshall

Istolethesoul IWD18 will present 13 hours of live programming filled with female DJs, producers and hosts from Toronto more

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To celebrate the city's birthday, the hip-hop and R&B station has gone 100 per cent local for one day more

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Paolo Pasqualini

A roundup of brand new Toronto music, also including For Esmé, Phèdre, Ex-Terrestrial, anders and more more

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The Toronto-based singer/songwriter has created mobilized many of the city's most underrated musicians to create a stunning, detail-rich album about violence more

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Colin Medley

Every Friday, we'll be rounding up a batch of 20 new songs by Toronto artists. This week: U.S. Girls, Charlotte Day Wilson, LA timpa and more more

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Poised for stardom, the Toronto soul auteur wants to help other young women achieve their own self-made success more

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Owner Steve Mitchell says the new owner won't be using the space for live music but that it will be "good for Kensington" more

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The video, which we're premiering here, features Lido Pimienta, Casey and Jenny Mecija, Bonjay's Alanna Stuart, TiKa, Ansley Simpson and Kamilah Apong more

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Ashlan Grey

The self-styled hip-hop boy band never let enthusiasm drop during their two-hour Love Your Parents Toronto stop, which included six renditions of the song STAR more

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