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Album review: Chastity's Death Lust, out on Captured Tracks and Royal Mountain. Brandon Williams and his Whitby band have composed an album full of violence, dread and claustrophobia that's also totally cathartic. more

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On Courtney Barnett's new album Tell Me How You Really Feel, the witty Australian singer/songwriter articulates the anxiety in her own mind and of the current cultural moment. more

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Samuel Engelking

As #MeToo shines a spotlight on toxic masculinity, do I have to throw out my record collection? more

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DAVID JAMES SWANSON

Jack White's third solo album Boarding House Reach is not a record for the past and it's not one that fits exactly in the present. It's ambitious, fuzzy, and futuristic. Not exactly bad by our review, but weird. Very weird. more

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Denée Segall

The California songwriter shows how much you can still do with guitar, bass and drums (and a sizeable dollop of horns) more

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The Beaches

Maya Fuhr

The Toronto rock band have made an effort to work with female writers and producers, including Emily Haines, who co-produced their debut album more

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From Sloan to SARSstock, a look back at the undeniable influence, virtuosity and ferocity of one of rock's true saviours more

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Shimon Karmel

The 14-year-old's new band Calpurnia will release a new album on Royal Mountain Records in 2018 more

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The Toronto-via-Vancouver trio ring with tone and buzz with velocity on their brief but satisfying new album more

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No longer on the cutting edge of a movement, the Toronto duo delivers a meat-and-potatoes rock record more suited to headbanging than dancing more

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The folk rock legend takes on more classic American songs, a little more obscure this time around and perfectly executed more

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If you’re looking for much more than a fun listen, you’re listening to the wrong band more

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The Trent Reznor-fronted band's five-track EP revives the industrial aggression that made them popular, but not the compelling songwriting more

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Confessions of a late-in-life Our Lady Peace fan more

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Fuzz-guitar freak-outs, bongos and instrumental jams more

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But there's a lot more than solemnity on offer more

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The gender-fluid musician's new EP is half crazed rock 'n' roll, half heart-breaking ballads more

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