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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.

Liner Notes - Afiara Quartet & Skratch Bastid - Spin Cycle

LINER NOTES: Afiara Quartet and Skratch Bastid’s Spin Cycle is a conversation in song

May 22, 2015

We spoke to the quartet's cellist about the relationships between composer and remixer and why songwriting never ends.

Contest: Win a Pair of VIP passes to Wayhome Music and Arts Festival 2015

CONTEST: Win a pair of VIP passes to WayHome Festival

May 21, 2015

One lucky winner could be front row for Kendrick, scarfing tacos, getting their sneakers polished (maybe at the same time).

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The story behind David Letterman’s “Are Those Your Drums?” revealed!

May 20, 2015

It turns out Letterman's repeated question to musical guests was an elaborate running joke.

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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Jay Z and Beyoncé have been anonymously bailing out protesters

May 19, 2015

Writer and social organizer close to the couple tweets about the large sums that the pair have privately donated.

socalled - Essential Albums

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Socalled talks five albums that exemplify “community”

May 15, 2015

In this boundary-expanding chat, Montreal-based musician/arranger/scene-uniter talks five albums that exemplify his rich cultural, musical and social circle.

Top 10 Fuck You Songs

Top 10 Fuck You Songs

May 7, 2015

For times when you just need to let it all out.

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NOW HEAR THIS: A$AP Rocky’s AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP is too much to absorb at once, but we’ll try anyway

Grimes Grammys 2015

Grimes isn’t good with surprises

CBC Music Festival 2015

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

TIO Day Fort 2015

PREMIERE: Toronto mystery TIO’s “Day Fort” is a world-burning dance abstraction

Liner Notes - Afiara Quartet & Skratch Bastid - Spin Cycle

LINER NOTES: Afiara Quartet and Skratch Bastid’s Spin Cycle is a conversation in song



May 22, 2015
B.B. King

6 Reasons B.B. King Was Cool



May 15, 2015
socalled - Essential Albums

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Socalled talks five albums that exemplify “community”



May 15, 2015