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Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

HUMANS and River Tiber at NXNE

You get used to seeing certain bands at certain venues. For us it is usually smaller venues, darker, more intimate rooms where you really get to know a band. Seeing the same band in the afternoon sun on a large stage is, more often than not, a very different expereince. Especially when the crowd is,

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

NXNE Saturday with Tinie Tempah, Kaytranada and many more

Mississauga rapper John River was the first act to catch our attention. River has been around since 2012 dropping mixtapes that have built a solid foundation for his reputation and fanbase. Joined on the stage by a...

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Celebrating Canada 150 with Electric Island

Here in Toronto the summer season is broken up by the generously spaced out long weekends. For a few years now these long weekends have been highlighted by Electric Island, an electronic music event that takes over an...

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Manifesto 11: Majid Jordan, Jidenna, Isaiah Rashad, and The Internet

Developed in 2007, Manifesto is much more than just a show — it’s a non-profit youth-powered organization that supports artists and their communities. Manifesto mentors the youth of Toronto and helps them develop their passion for music, allowing...

Friday, June 9th, 2017

MUTEK 2017: Here’s what’s in store

MUTEK Montreal is set to take place August 22 – 27th for it’s 18th annual edition. The programming also marks Montréal’s 375th anniversary so with two big birthdays taking place the organizers have been working on expanding the program to...

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Planning for NXNE 2017

Despite a rough patch last year North by North East (NXNE) returns for another season June 16th through 25th and it’s looking pretty promising! The main attractions this year are all gathered at Port Lands. The weekend...

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Michael Kiwanuka and his all-encompassing sound live at the Phoenix

Michael Kiwanuka played a weekday show in Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre. The tickets were gone early and while the Phoenix is not a venue that typically has VIP tickets this was the night even those seats were...

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

CMW: Xavier Omär and TOBi at Velvet Underground

Canadian Music Week (CMW) opened in full swing on a Tuesday night this year, starting the festival off strong. Velvet Underground, as we learned throughout the next few days, became our home for CMW. This particular night was...

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

DMC Canada Scratch Competition in pictures

Last weekend marked an annual CDJ show and conference in Toronto. Hundreds of up-and-coming and aspiring musicians flooded the hallways of the Hilton hotel for workshops, talks and industry panels. The highlight of the weekend was the DMC Canada East...

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Quebec City Summer Festival brings together 50 acts for Canada’s 50th anniversary

This is a big year for Canada. Celebrations are taking place across all provinces so it is only natural that music festivals will step up their game as well. Quebec City Summer Festival took the reins by...

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