LISTS


Aaliyah 7 young artists who wouldn’t be here without Aaliyah

7 young artists who wouldn’t be here without Aaliyah

Aug 25, 2015

The late R&B artist died 14 years ago today, but her legacy still looms large over contemporary pop music.

polaris long list 2015

5 things that make the 2015 Polaris Music Prize longlist interesting

Jun 16, 2015

From oddball picks to a couple of big time snubs, here are some things that make this year's Polaris worth watching.

Ornette Coleman

5 Reasons Ornette Coleman Was Cool

Jun 12, 2015

The iconoclastic alto saxophonist brought mischief and play back into the world of jazz, altering the course of what music could be.

shad for prime minister

8 More People Shad Should Replace

Jun 12, 2015

Shad has now replaced both Jian Ghomeshi and Action Bronson. But why stop there? There are still lots of jobs that could be taken by Shad.

B.B. King

6 Reasons B.B. King Was Cool

May 15, 2015

He broke barriers, popularized the blues, shaped rock & roll and never stopped playing. His influence can't be measured.

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!

A Guide To Chad VanGaalen's Best Music Videos

Cosmic Vomit: A Guide to Chad VanGaalen’s Best Music Videos

Mar 30, 2015

Ten videos to welcome you into the sickly, putrid, inside-out world of our 2015 Prism Prize winner.