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Toronto Music Advisory Council

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Anton Mak

Despite being the highest-grossing genre in the world, hip-hop often struggles for space on local stages Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

The 10-year-old goth club's owner says a major rent hike is to blame Read more

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Amanda Fotes

Lower Bay Station, the de-commissioned TTC stop, was the unusual setting for a memorable all-local concert featuring Fucked Up, Deliluh, Tyriqueordie and E-Saggila. Check out photos and our review here. Read more

Concert reviews

Joel Smye

Sasha Niveole

As the Bathurst club turns four, Smye takes stock of gender parity behind the decks, competition from DIY parties and vanishing music venues Read more

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Samuel Engelking

From investing in music hubs to reviewing Toronto's music city partnership with Austin, these are the threads to follow across the venue crisis this year Read more

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Gord Downie Tragically Hip

Tanja-Tiziana

From vanishing (and reappearing) venues to the Indigenous Next Wave, these are the most fascinating stories we've been following this year Read more

Features

As the venue undergoes a massive renovation, what can we learn from its history? Read more

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Janelle Monae

Zach Slootsky

Their latest meeting found the group in existential crisis – but they approved every motion anyway Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Ahead of the council's next meeting, we look at what it is and how it could help Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

A snail's-pace city council and lack of diversity and access are destroying our biggest cultural export Read more

Music

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Amanda Fotes

Meanwhile the condo boom explodes, raising real estate prices and shuttering businesses in its wake. The crisis is finally on the city's radar, but will change happen fast enough to save our music incubators and cultural hubs and stop more artists fr Read more

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Shane Parent

Some nitty-gritty advice for indie promoters looking to throw a concert in a public park or non-traditional venue Read more

Music

But whether or not the city's official music strategy becomes a reality will depend on the 2017 budget Read more

Music