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action bronson nxne cancelled

Action Bronson’s Yonge-Dundas performance has been cancelled for NXNE

May 29, 2015

In a new statement, the Toronto festival reluctantly accedes to the outcry from the community and aims to move the rapper to a ticketed venue.

Action Bronson

Will Action Bronson be turfed from NXNE’s main stage?

May 28, 2015

We spoke to NXNE Director Michael Hollett about how they plan to respond to the public outcry over their festival headliner.

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Top 10 Songs For Quitting Your Job

May 29, 2015

Whether you're in a greasy kitchen, a dull cubicle, or horrible manufacturing plant, you'll need these 10 songs to help you get out.

LINER NOTES: Drainolith’s Alexander Moskos gives a track-by-track breakdown of Hysteria

May 29, 2015

The prolific writer/musician tells us how the Hell's Angels, Beastie Boys and "tragic Montreal" inspired his new album.

Indie Label Spotlight - Banko Gotiti

INDIE LABEL SPOTLIGHT: Montreal’s Banko Gotiti shows what a music community can do when they band together

May 26, 2015

Banko Gotiti has built an enviable catalogue of warped pop music in under a year. We spoke to kinda/sorta president Pat Jordache about how they did that.

Liner Notes - Black Baron - Abject Skin

LINER NOTES: Black Baron’s Abject Skin proves old punks can learn new tricks

May 27, 2015

The Hamilton-based four-piece talk punk politics and why hardcore kids always get into New Order. They also premiere the first stream of their debut album.

CBC Music Festival 2015

The People, Performers, and Pictures of CBC Music Festival 2015

May 25, 2015

With our Canadian flag draped around our shoulders, we captured all you missed at CBC Music Festival, from Bahamas to Coeur de Pirate with all the Joel Plasketts in between.

Uncharted - Jazz Cartier

UNCHARTED: Jazz Cartier is Toronto’s next big rapper, because he planned it that way

May 7, 2015

Jazz Cartier has been choreographing his ascent since he was a teenager. Now that it's happening, he's still going up.

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action bronson nxne cancelled

Action Bronson’s Yonge-Dundas performance has been cancelled for NXNE

Dude, That's Insane Chris Reimer

Animated tribute to Women’s Chris Reimer will debut at Calgary’s Sled Island festival

The New Pornographers Champions of Red Wine 2015

FULL SCREEN: The Weeknd runs away, The New Pornographers just stumble

surinam self-titled

Surinam’s self-titled tape is the Toronto debut we’ve literally been waiting for

LINER NOTES: Drainolith’s Alexander Moskos gives a track-by-track breakdown of Hysteria



May 29, 2015
Action Bronson

Will Action Bronson be turfed from NXNE’s main stage?



May 28, 2015
Liner Notes - Black Baron - Abject Skin

LINER NOTES: Black Baron’s Abject Skin proves old punks can learn new tricks



May 27, 2015

Top 10 Songs For Quitting Your Job

May 29, 2015

Whether you're in a greasy kitchen, a dull cubicle, or horrible manufacturing plant, you'll need these 10 songs to help you get out.