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Tanya Tagaq

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 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 more

Books

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

Features

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

Album reviews

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 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 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 more

Features

Toronto's must-see shows of the week more

Music

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

Features

"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." more

Features

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

Album reviews

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

Music

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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 more

Concert reviews

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

Music

Storm over Of The North shows that we settlers have more to unlearn about indigenous peoples more

News

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Mike Ford

As it turns out, our hearts are not made of ice more

Music

This week's local music round-up also includes songs by mysterious R&B singer dvsn, increasingly less mysterious singer/rapper PARTYNEXTDOOR and not-that-mysterious rapper Matthew Progress more

Features

Using words to describe a Tanya Tagaq performance feels futile more

Concert reviews