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Best Songs of May 2015

10 Best Songs of May 2015

Jun 1, 2015

Get ready, we may have found the song of the summer. And if we haven't, we've still found some great music to drift you into the hottest months.

Best Music Videos of May 2015

10 Best Music Videos of May 2015

Jun 1, 2015

An instant classic from The Chemical Brothers and Michel Gondry, lots of passion, a bit of ennui, and some summer vibes to roll you into June.

Top 10 Songs For Quitting Your Job SMALL

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.

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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.

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.

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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Black Pussy still playing Winnipeg tonight after cancelled show and internet war

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NOW HEAR THIS: Ryan Hemsworth remixes Blink-182; Arca gets banned from Instagram

Mark Kozelek

Mark Kozelek insults a female journalist from the stage of a Sun Kil Moon show

Justin Small 2015

Justin Small of Do Make Say Think will release a new song every week for a year

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.