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Tanya Tagaq

Album review: Snotty Nose Rez Kids' Trapline. On their new album, the Haisla Nation duo build on the biting and celebratory sound of their first two mixtapes, but this time louder and prouder. Read more

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Rebecca Wood

Album review: Tanya Tagaq's Toothsayer. The "polar score," which Tagaq originally created for the National Maritime Museum, is a violent current you have no choice but to lose yourself in. Read more

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Over 160 musicians, journalists and record labels have signed the statement in support of the Unist'ot'en camp opposing a pipeline project in northern B.C. Read more

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Gabriela Osio Vanden

Plus: a playlist of new local music, including PUP, Charlotte Cornfield and Donna Grantis Read more

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The Toronto-based Inuk musician is uncharacteristically nervous about her literary debut, but Split Tooth will get you in the gut, heart and mind as much as her music does Read more

Books

Including Tanya Tagaq's debut novel, a sorta memoir by the Beastie Boys and the latest from authors Dionne Brand, Eden Robinson, Khaled Hosseini and Susan Crean Read more

Books

Ahead of his one-off Soundstreams performance at Buddies In Bad Times, the Tanya Tagaq collaborator shares an ominous spontaneous composition Read more

Features

The Indigenous singer/songwriter legend has re-recorded songs from throughout her catalogue, with mixed results Read more

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Dream Serenade

Jag Gundu for Massey Hall

Fourth annual fundraiser felt like an intimate community gathering, with Sloan, Tanya Tagaq, Kevin Drew with Gord Downie's brother Patrick Downie, among others Read more

Concert reviews

Weaves

Samuel Engelking

With their upcoming album, Wide Open, and their appearance at Venus Fest, the Toronto band aren't making music just for themselves any more Read more

Features

Lido Pimienta at 2017 Polaris Music Prize Gala

Dustin Rabin

The Colombian-Canadian artist won the 2017 award for her album La Papessa. Here's what else went down at the gala Read more

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Toronto's must-see shows of the week Read more

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Two PUP videos make the list, chosen by a jury of more than 120 industry and arts professionals Read more

Music

Like our city, this year's list is eclectic and idiosyncratic, and its independent focus is a reflection of just how much local musicians are doing it for themselves. Read more

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"I don’t ever want to be a Kraft cheese slice of music. Overly processed, preconceived to placate the masses, bland and as chemical as possible just so it can be bought." Read more

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While there's nothing quite like seeing the Inuk avant-garde musician perform live, Retribution comes closest to capturing the experience Read more

Album reviews

Plus: Fake Palms, Above Top Secret, Pussy Riot, Tanya Tagaq, A Tribe Called Red and more Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Tanya Tagaq, Shad, Lido Pimienta and anti-Dakota Access Pipeline protesters were among the First Nations DJ collective's guests Read more

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From Danny Brown to Public Animal, here's what we can't wait to listen to this season Read more

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