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The new mentorship program uplifts women of colour in the music scene – onstage and behind the scenes Read more

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Vanessa Heins

Feminist folk, Afrocentric hip-hop and soul, improvised music, live streams and an Ariana Grande dance party – here's what to check out this IWD in Toronto. 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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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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Toronto's Fucked Up are not the tightest knit band (to say the least), but they've kept it together for Dose Your Dreams, an adventurous new album that draws a whole community into their tenuous orbit. Read more

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Drake and Migos come to Toronto in August (but no OVO Fest?), along with David Byrne, Beach House, The National and others; plus Manifesto, Veld and Caribbean Carnival festivals. Read more

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Just announced Toronto concerts from Cat Power, Graham Coxon, Mac Miller and the Kensington Jazz Festival lineup and the Unity Festival lineup. Read more

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A roundup of our favourite Toronto songs and videos of the week: A pair of premieres from CARES and Fond, a new video from Witch Prophet and Lido Pimienta, one from Shad, and a whole playlist of great new local music. Read more

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Fighting against the city’s venue crisis, Future Peers, Witch Prophet and VERSA are throwing a multi-disciplinary show at the former home of Whippersnapper Gallery. Read more

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With big pop stars letting their queer flags fly, music is basking in the LGBTQ+ rainbow like never before. Artists like Toronto's Witch Prophet are succeeding on their own terms, but the industry needs to realize queerness is more than a trend Read more

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Nearly half of all queer folks identify as bi, yet bisexuals and pansexuals have never had official representation at Pride. That changes at Pride Toronto 2018, where the Bi+ Pride initiative ensures bi visibility. Read more

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Album review: Witch Prophet's The Golden Octave – the Toronto alt-R&B singer/songwriter's long-awaited debut album – is fully realized, empowering and so gratifying. Read more

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Our picks for the best hidden gems of the annual Toronto-wide music festival Canadian Music Week (CMW): Fucked Up, Witch Prophet, Kae Sun, Un Blonde, Chippy Nonstop and many more. Read more

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"I wanted people to be excited about the homegrown talent and abundance of women in our scene." Read more

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Lido Pimienta at Venus Fest

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Lido Pimienta, Weaves, Grouper and others shone at the new festival played and staffed by women and non-binary people Read more

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METZ, Cold Specks, Owen Pallett, Dan Burke and more tell us what albums and concerts they can't wait for Read more

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The on-the-rise singer/songwriter also has a full-length album on the way Read more

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Diverse local lineup gets the spotlight at Lido Pimienta’s new electronic music series at the Gladstone Hotel Read more

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The 15-track release features music by Lido Pimienta, Spek Won, Junia-T and BriskInTheHouse, Ian Kamau, Witch Prophet, LAL, King Reign and others Read more

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A February 20 panel discussion about black artists making stereotype-challenging music is now viewable online Read more

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