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U.S. Girls

Valentine's Day options for the single and cuffed, plus Poppy, Tory Lanez's early career nostalgia tour, a family affair from Rufus & Martha Wainwright and more Read more

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Colin Medley

With new album Heavy Light on its way, Meg Remy adds a second hometown date Read more

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Notorious feminist punk bands, black metal, jazz, the (maybe) final performance by a pop legend, lots of musical nostalgia and more to look forward to this year Read more

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In the years that brought our artists to a world stage and had some wondering if we were having our "Seattle moment," these were the albums that defined the decade Read more

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Hayden's annual benefit for children with exceptionalities will also bring July Talk, Barenaked Ladies and many others to Roy Thomson Hall. Plus: more just announced Toronto concerts Read more

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Including Dundas West Fest, NXNE, World Naked Bike Ride, House of Mirrors at Luminato, Desifest, U.S. Girls, PUP and more Read more

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Billie Eilish, PUP, U.S. Girls and more – here are the shows to catch this month Read more

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The best Canadian music videos of the year, plus a new #NOWplaying playlist with the best music of the week from local artists. U.S. Girls, Jackie Shane, Hollerado and more. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

From NOW cover stars to London, Ontario, music heroes to a total lack of Drake and Shad – here's what's catching our eye so far 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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Cash Honey

Toronto singer/songwriter Jennifer Castle, who made one of our favourite albums of the year, looks back on "an amazing year with tons of really intense challenges" Read more

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What does Toronto sound like? This year's best local albums, as voted by NOW critics, offered many different ways to hear it Read more

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The star-studded launch of a new arts incubator, a free pop hero Christmas show and some superstar hip-hop beef – these are our favourite Toronto concerts happening in November. Read more

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John Londono

Ducked Up and Metz are playing a benefit show on December 22 at the Opera House. Plus: just announced Toronto shows from The Internet, Arkells, Ella Mai, Mariah Carey and more. Read more

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Dustin Rabin

Jeremy Dutcher, the Indigenous singer/songwriter, won the $50,000 Polaris Prize for his debut album, Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa. Here's what else went down at the gala. Read more

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Colin Medley

Matthew "Doc" Dunn, The Cosmic Range instrumentalist and U.S. Girls collaborator reins, in his spacy and jazzy tendencies on his new album Lightbourn, while showing how expansive a folk record can be. Read more

Album reviews

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Samuel Engelking

This year's 10 Polaris Prize short list contenders include albums from Daniel Caesar, U.S. Girls, Pierre Kwenders, Jeremy Dutcher, Snotty Nose Rez Kids and more. Read more

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Hillside, the Guelph music festival, has outlasted bigger ones like WayHome by sticking to its principles: community, spontaneity and good vibes. Here were the standouts: Jeremy Dutcher, Cadence Weapon, Lido Pimienta, U.S. Girls and more. Read more

Concert reviews

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Samuel Engelking

NXNE 2018 review: Tinashe, Azealia Banks, Chvrches, Big Freedia and others played the Yonge-Dundas Square Festival Village stage, alongside acts like Jazz Cartier, U.S. Girls, Lights and more. Read more

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The Polaris Music Prize long list has been announced for 2018. NOW cover stars U.S. Girls, Daniel Ceasar and Charlotte Day Wilson made the cut and will vie with 37 other Canadian albums for the $50,000 prize. Read more

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