Our favourite artists dig up five records that they consider “Essential” by any definition they like.
Pixies talk Beatles, Greys talk Sloan, Sloan talk punk, Kevin Drew talks masturbation, and more talking from the year in record talk.
Justifying that "cinematic" tag once and for all, the song-sculptor goes through five movies that broke his mind open.
Mimicking the structure of his gorgeous new double LP, the veteran Toronto singer/songwriter picks two albums of Canadiana and two albums of Americana.
Will Oldham's wall has come down, scattering his records onto the floor. Here, he plucks five of his favourites from the chaos.
The Stereolab co-leader and solo artist refreshes our playlist with music that blurs the line between love and politics.
Before his four-night Alternative Show at Toronto's JFL42 festival, comedy's freest thinker and self-appointed truing stand ran through his ~400 CD collection.
Taking a cue from their new solo-sided double record, we let all four guys choose a record that influenced their songwriting.
One part dark cabaret, two dashes avant-garde chanteuse, some robo kraut, a little goth rock, and a pinch of ultra-minimalism.
BADBADNOTGOOD introduced a new generation to jazz by embracing the recklessness in the classics. Here, the Toronto trio talk on some of their favorite records.
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