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Alicia J Rose

On Bob Mould's new solo album Sunshine Rock, the Hüsker Dü and Sugar legend gets optimistic in a time of sociopolitical turmoil, while also reflecting on days gone by Read more

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On its 10th anniversary, the hometown hero's breakout mixtape is on Spotify and Apple Music. It leads this week's #NOWplaying playlist of new Toronto music Read more

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Two days after the 18th anniversary of its launch, Toronto hip-hop radio station Flow 93-5 has re-adopted the moniker it's used since 2001. Read more

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The Grammys nominee list is filled with local names – and it goes way beyond Drake and the Weeknd Read more

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The acquisition includes ownership of Danforth Music Hall and gives the major promoter a leg-up in the city's mid-level concert market Read more

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The always unpredictable Deerhunter, the end of a party institution, one of hip-hop's best live acts and more Toronto concerts we're looking forward to this month. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

From NOW cover stars to London, Ontario, music heroes to a total lack of Drake and Shad – here's what's catching our eye so far Read more

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Kate Killet

After running annually since 2013, Toronto's Field Trip Music & Arts Festival will take 2019 off, with the aim of returning in 2020. Read more

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From punk-infused hip-hop to dance music creating its own space – who’s setting the tone for the city’s music scenes? Read more

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With her new VS. Art Grant, author and musician Vivek Shraya will provide $5,000 to an artist who is Indigenous, Black or a person of colour and between 18 and 28 years old to create their debut EP. Read more

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Sean Leon, Jeremy Dutcher, Milk & Bone, Jessie Reyez, plus other emerging Canadian artists and directors, will receive money and support from the MVP Project to create new videos. Read more

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Plus: the first #NOWplaying playlist of the year, full of fresh songs from Toronto artists to start off 2019 Read more

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Massive Attack play Mezzanine, Kim Gordon returns for the first time since Sonic Youth, Elton John says farewell (again) and more Toronto concerts we're looking forward to this year. Read more

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Kate Killet

As Toronto's local music scene explodes in different directions, here’s what we think will happen in 2019. Read more

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New month, new year, new set of shows to hit. Here are the Toronto concerts you should have on your radar in January 2019. Read more

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All our favourite Toronto tunes from the past year arranged into one sprawling Spotify playlist. Plus, some of our favourite music that's not on Spotify, too. Read more

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Richard Trapunski

It's been awhile since Parts & Labour's basement concert venue got a proper punk show, but Metz and Teenanger gave the crowd one to remember before it shuts down. Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

From Pusha T's Danforth Music Hall brawl to Gordon Lightfoot calling last call at Massey Hall (for now), these Toronto concerts resonated beyond the stage. Read more

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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

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