Including What's In The Box fest at the Drake, Polar Bear Skate, Jerk, Nathan Micay, Brandon Ash Mohammed and a Toronto-set shape-shifting thriller Read more



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

Concert reviews


Amanda Fotes

Metz and Teenanger will send Parts & Labour off the same way it started: with a sweaty basement punk show. Read more


As Toronto record label Telephone Explosion celebrates its 10th anniversary, heads Jon Schouten and Steve Sidoli take us through their most notable and memorable records Read more


Toronto label Telephone Explosion is throwing a tenth birthday party featuring Odonis Odonis, Freak Heat Waves, New Fries, Andre Ethier and Teenanger. Plus: new Toronto show announcements for Arcade Fire, Joyner Lucas, L7, Ralph and more Read more



Nic Pouliot

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

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

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Neil Van

Our picks for most notable local singles and deep cuts Read more

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Ten years and five albums in, the Toronto punks reluctantly embrace adulthood Read more


Or help Telephone Explosion's Jon Schouten raise enough to buy the guitar to gift to Burke: "No one deserves it more than [him] because he made it famous." Read more