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Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck review

Montage of Heck is a Kurt Cobain-led tour through modern rock star mythology

May 5, 2015

Brett Morgen's impressionistic new documentary both dismantles and elevates the tortured genius myth of Kurt Cobain.

What will the Toronto Music Office do for the music community?

What will the Toronto Music Office do for the music community?

Apr 30, 2015

The City of Toronto's new initiative has inspired scepticism and confusion, but Mike Tanner's attempts to engage the grassroots music community inspire cautious optimism.

CMW 2015 - The Festival within the festival

CMW 2015: The Festival Within The Festival

Apr 30, 2015

We pretend Canadian Music Week is 100% about emerging Canadian talent and create 6 different dream lineups. 30 out of 1000 acts isn’t so bad!

What Happened, Miss Simone? - Hot Docs 2015 Review

HOT DOCS REVIEW: What Happened, Miss Simone?

Apr 29, 2015

The messages behind Nina Simone's music are just as important today as they've ever been. This vivid, unswerving depiction is a perfect place to start or to be reminded.

Hot Sugar's Cold World - Hot Docs 2015 Review

HOT DOCS REVIEW: Hot Sugar’s Cold World shows the IRL genius of a bedroom producer

Apr 29, 2015

A subdued, cinéma vérité portrait of an innovative new artist with an intense online fanbase.

Courtney Barnett - Essential Albums

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Courtney Barnett on the timeless records that shaped her

Apr 28, 2015

The Melbourne singer/songwriter talks about the personal relationships she has with five all-time great albums.

Hot Docs 2015 - Breaking A Monster Review

HOT DOCS REVIEW: Breaking a Monster asks what happens when a young band gets too much too soon

Apr 27, 2015

Unlocking The Truth are a trio of 13-year-olds who, until recently, had a $1.8 million record deal with Sony.