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UNCHARTED: Thantifaxath: a rare interview with Toronto’s anonymous black metal enigmas

Apr 22, 2014

The band grants as the rare opportunity to talk hype, meaning and anonymity, but the cloaks stay on.

INTERVIEW: Avey Tare on balancing good vibes with darkness and the long shadow of “My Girls”

Apr 21, 2014

The Animal Collective founder chats about his latest project, Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks.

6 Record Store Day Releases We’ll Probably Never See (But That Would Sell Out Fast)

Apr 17, 2014

From "Accidental Racist" to Teen Mom, these are the RSD exclusives that would FLY off the shelves.

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Odonis Odonis bandleader Dean Tzenos leads a crash course in industrial

Apr 16, 2014

The Toronto songwriter breaks down the "Hard Boiled" influences behind the band's fantastic new record.

Come and Join Us In This Punk Rock Tomb: How a generation of indie icons remains relevant at middle age

Apr 11, 2014

Bands like Superchunk and Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks have taken the notion that punk is for the young and spit in its face.

UNCHARTED: Solids: You can take the band out of the house party…

Apr 10, 2014

...but you can't take the house party out of the band.

Speakerblogggs: New mixtapes from King Los, Doe B, and more…

Apr 7, 2014

Dive into three new mixtapes in this week's roundup of great hip-hop that deserves more play.

6 Innovative New Instruments Pushing Music Forward

Apr 4, 2014

If this decade is remembered for post-ironic nostalgia and escapist revivals, could these propel us into uncharted territory?

Petra Glynt is tired of you calling her music “tribal”: “It means nothing”

Apr 3, 2014

The talented Toronto artist speaks out against the oversimplified, racially-loaded descriptor.