LONGREADS


Prism Prize stories

The stories behind all ten music videos on the 2016 Prism Prize shortlist

May 13, 2016

We gathered 10 directors to share their behind the scenes stories from shoots with Drake, A Tribe Called Red, Braids, and more.

does campus radio still matter?

Does campus radio still matter?

Mar 31, 2016

As Ryerson radio returns to the dial, are students still being served by the stations they're funding?

Dr. Luke Kesha

If Sony is dropping Dr. Luke, it’s doing so for the wrong reasons

Mar 11, 2016

The way it's playing out mirrors what happens in smaller scenes: women supporting women, because others won't.

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Track Changes: How Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo fits into the history of unfinished albums

Feb 26, 2016

Kanye West knows albums are not neat, fixed moments in time. They never have been.

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Heathcliff Berru proof it’s worthwhile to talk about abuse, even if you can’t go public

Jan 21, 2016

A handy, and depressingly inadequate, guide to bringing down sexual abusers in your music scene.

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How David Bowie’s legacy will inspire new generations of listeners

Jan 12, 2016

David Bowie set himself up for immortality by never self-curating his legacy, by always letting himself be influenced.

The Trouble With Political Correctness

The trouble with “political correctness”

Nov 27, 2015

From campus protests to Toronto's Harris Institute, "political correctness" has come under fire, but we must remember: language matters.