Richard Trapunski

The shop, which specializes in used and vintage pressings, has set up shop on the second floor of Sonic Bar & Cafe more

Jan 19, 2018 12:47 PM Music


Chelsee Ivan

By our slippery definition, the genre includes everything from synth ballads to straight-up rock to lo-fi R&B gong punk. Here are six bands to keep an eye on more

Jan 17, 2018 2:34 PM Features

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Danny Alexander

The London, Ontario psych band aims to connect and heal with every community they play in, and they have big plans for 2018 more

Jan 17, 2018 2:33 PM Features


Samuel Engelking

We talk to the Toronto songwriter about his following among other musicians, then we talk to some other musicians about him more

Jan 10, 2018 5:59 PM Features

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According to Nielsen Music Canada's year-end report, both streaming and vinyl soared while record sales in general went down more

Jan 9, 2018 6:04 PM Music

From Bahamas to A Tribe Called Red, here are the shows NOW critics are most looking forward to this month more

Jan 1, 2018 5:00 AM , Music

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Anthony Tuccitto

Toronto's most popular cover band curates a playlist full of guaranteed party hits more

Dec 29, 2017 2:04 PM Features

Gord Downie Tragically Hip


From vanishing (and reappearing) venues to the Indigenous Next Wave, these are the most fascinating stories we've been following this year more

Dec 29, 2017 12:50 PM Features

Lido Pimienta at Venus Fest.


From winning the Polaris Prize to becoming a target for online harassment, the Colombian-Canadian artist tells us about her highs and lows of 2017 more

Dec 28, 2017 11:12 AM Features 1 Comments

Lido Pimienta at New Constellations

Shane Parent

A stacked lineup of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous musicians featured Feist, Lido Pimienta, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Jeremy Dutcher and others more

Dec 21, 2017 6:49 PM Concert reviews


Sarah Rix

From the sweaty end of the Silver Dollar to an unprecedented gathering of Indigenous folk legends, these were the bucket list shows of the year more

Dec 20, 2017 6:08 PM , , , , , Features

Our top local releases of the year as voted by NOW’s music critics more

Dec 16, 2017 7:00 AM , , Features

The personal was political this year, a theme reflected in NOW music critics' collaborative list of top releases more

Dec 12, 2017 1:20 PM , , , Features


Nic Pouliot

From Choir! Choir! Choir! to the Wooden Sky to Teenanger, here's where you can party while supporting a good cause more

Dec 2, 2017 2:28 PM , Music

These are the shows NOW critics are most looking forward to this month more

Dec 1, 2017 10:27 AM , Music

The London-based hip-hop and R&B radio show/podcast/scene-booster celebrates its 10 year anniversary by telling us who we should be listening to more

Nov 30, 2017 11:21 AM Features

Pop Music and second locations of Female Treble and Dead Dog Records are opening on the second biggest record-buying day of the year more

Nov 24, 2017 12:01 PM Music

Jay-Z at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, November 22

Samuel Engelking

His show had plenty of arena rap bells and whistles, but Jay-Z is still old-school at heart more

Nov 23, 2017 5:12 PM Concert reviews 1 Comments

Listen to the first stream of his new 7-song release, which combines dreamy production with hard-edged, introspective lyrics about growing up on Bleecker Street more

Nov 17, 2017 1:23 PM Music

After putting on the X Avant festival at the Annex venue in October, the creative music centre is making the partnership official more

Nov 15, 2017 1:31 PM Music

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