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It’s Gonna Be Us!: An Oral History of Blocks Recording Club

Oct 5, 2015

As the Toronto artist-owned music co-op becomes a memory, we look back on a generation’s legacy of local love and labour.

Liner Notes - Les Mouches

LINER NOTES: The circle closes for Owen Pallett’s early-’00s band Les Mouches

Oct 1, 2015

With Orchid Tapes' reissue of 2004’s You’re Worth More to Me Than 1000 Christians, Owen Pallett provides a primer on Les Mouches, even though he thinks you won't need it.

Liner Notes - Les Mouches

JFL42 Report Cards

We get out our grading pens for a slate of comedians at Toronto's most complicated comedy festival.

Deafheaven - Rapid Fire

RAPID FIRE: Deafheaven describe their music to a 5-year-old

Nov 27, 2014

Watch George Clarke, vocalist of Deafheaven, reveal his teenage internet handle and review the film Interstellar.

Rapid Fire - Joe Mande

RAPID FIRE: Joe Mande is scared of getting beat up by 12-year-olds

Sep 30, 2015

Joe Mande tells us why his grandparents hate him and gives some valuable advice for people who have pets.

Toronto Summer Music Festivals - Ranked best to worst

Toronto Summer Festivals, Ranked From Best To Worst

Sep 25, 2015

2015 was the summer Toronto's festival season exploded. Before you commit to next year, we ranked as many as we could.

I voted for Viet Cong for the Polaris Prize short list and I’m sorry I did

Sep 22, 2015

The more I think about it, the less I'm able to separate the band's name from their album.

Popular Mechanics For Kids hosts

Tyler Kyte on reuniting with Jay Baruchel and Elisha Cuthbert of Popular Mechanics for Kids

Sep 21, 2015

The three former hosts of the '90s Canadian kids show appear as a fictional band on the new CBC web series The Plateaus. We used it as an opportunity to reminisce.

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For the first time ever, Canadians have all of the top four Billboard spots

Hozier is suing Chilly Gonzales for saying that he ripped off Feist


PREMIERE: Stream TIO’s debut EP and dance in the worlds they’ve built

Blue Rodeo Stealin' All My Dreams

NOW HEAR THIS: Blue Rodeo catalogue how Harper has ruined the Canadian Dream

Aparna Nancherla - JFL42 Report Card

Aparna Nancherla justifies her “comedian to watch” status at JFL42

Hannibal Buress - JFL42 Report Card

JFL42 Review: Hannibal Buress plays his biggest headlining show outside his hometown

Patton Oswalt - Report Card

JFL42 Review: Patton Oswalt’s brain is a thing to behold

Oct 5, 2015