The Weeknd

Over 120 jurors chose a longlist that includes many Toronto-centric videos from the Weeknd, PUP, Clairmont The Second and others more

Feb 1, 2018 10:00 AM Music


Samuel Engelking

The eighth edition also included tons of Atlanta hit-makers, a couple of wild card guests, and a teachable moment between Drizzy and Tory Lanez more

Aug 8, 2017 12:24 PM Concert reviews

Plus: Deafheaven, Mary Timony, CKY, Camp Wavelength and Mogwai more

Mar 28, 2017 10:59 AM Music


Cheol Joon Baek

Deciphering ancient languages can help us learn about a country's ancient past – even if you don't know how to pronounce the words more

Feb 15, 2017 12:57 PM Education

Impressive sequencing and production touches smooth over inconsistencies in the Toronto pop superstar's third studio album more

Nov 28, 2016 12:48 PM Album reviews

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Kevin Ritchie

The Weeknd and PARTYNEXTDOOR are hosting pop-up merch stores ahead of respective concerts this weekend more

Nov 25, 2016 2:19 PM Music 1 Comments



Plus: Dilly Dally, WayHome For The Holidays, Drive By Truckers and more more

Oct 11, 2016 2:12 PM Music

The contribution will be used to establish an Ethiopic Studies program more

Aug 7, 2016 1:14 PM Music

Harbourfront Centre gives us a sneak peek of what we'll hear during the explosions in the sky more

Jun 30, 2016 11:47 AM Music

Plus: Manifesto x Wavelength, MSTRKRFT, Boris, Super Furry Animals, Slayer and more more

May 10, 2016 2:25 PM Music

Last night's award show was a weirdly narrow celebration of Canadian music that only iGen and senior citizens actually give a shit about more

Apr 4, 2016 11:30 AM Music 9 Comments

“The Flow brand was overwhelmingly known for street hip-hop and old-school R&B, and playing pop under that umbrella was just not gonna work,” operations manager Steve Parsons says. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:42 PM Music 99 Comments

Kendrick Lamar was great and inspiring, and Stevie Wonder made a necessary nod to accessibility awareness, but virtually everything else at the 2016 Grammys was some kind of derivative knock-off more

Feb 16, 2016 12:14 PM Music 1 Comments

The Life Of Pablo reflects West's manic struggle between responsibility and temptation more

Feb 16, 2016 11:59 AM Album reviews

When we talk about creating change in the Canadian music industry, here's a good place to start more

Feb 2, 2016 6:12 PM Music 2 Comments


CBC media centre

"The Drakes, Weeknds, et cetera, are still embraced by the international scene before they’re fully celebrated and supported here." more

Jan 27, 2016 7:24 PM Music 3 Comments

Toronto's hip-hop scene blew up this year. Other trends: shoegaze/post-punk overkill, women kicking ass and everybody going pop. Buzz Records bands also broke through in a big way. more

Dec 23, 2015 5:15 PM Music 1 Comments

Rapper known for his work with the Weeknd gets noticed by Jay Z's label more

Dec 1, 2015 3:07 PM Music

The pop superstar launches a musical vaporizer and disappears in a puff of smoke more

Nov 5, 2015 11:32 AM Features 1 Comments