LONGREADS


Cloudbusting: What Taylor Swift’s move from Spotify says about the future of taste

Cloudbusting: What Taylor Swift’s move from Spotify says about the future of taste

Nov 5, 2014

Our record collections might be moving to the cloud, but, as Taylor Swift has shown, there's more than one cloud in the sky.

It Takes A Village To Stop A Predator - Jian Ghomeshi

It Takes A Village To Stop A Predator: Jian Ghomeshi and Canadian Media’s “Open Secrets”

Oct 30, 2014

As more women step forward with sexual assault allegations against the former CBC star, many in the media are re-examining what they may have already heard.

Weezer - Back To The Shack (Did Weezer Change or Did We Change?)

Back To The Shack: Did Weezer Change Or Did We Change?

Oct 7, 2014

Everything Will Be Alright In The End is being hailed as a return to form, but is there even a form to return to?

Building A Mystery - Ryn Weaver, Allie X - The Secret To Overnight Pop Success

Building A Mystery: Ryn Weaver, Allie X and the secret to overnight pop success

Sep 3, 2014

As more and more pop stars emerge "out of nowhere," it's becoming harder and harder to escape the digital paper trail.

Things Just Happen That Way: The Search For Lewis

Things Just Happen That Way: The Strange Search For Lewis

Aug 21, 2014

After decades of searching, the enigmatic Canadian artist has been found. But the story doesn't end there.

High Noon in the Hammer - Arkells

High Noon In The Hammer: How Hamilton Has Defined Arkells

Aug 6, 2014

Arkells release their Hamilton-heavy third LP this week. But can the band find as adoring an audience outside their hometown?

Is NXNE Losing Touch With The Toronto Music Scene?

Is NXNE losing touch with the Toronto music scene?

Jun 17, 2014

As the festival celebrates its 20th anniversary, it's time to wonder if it's expanding beyond the local music scene.

The Constantines

Shine A Light: An Oral History of Constantines

Jun 5, 2014

On the cusp of their reunion, we piece together the legacy of CanRock's scrappiest old souls.

How Teenage Head Paved the way for Canadian Indie Rock

Teenage Beer Drinking Party: How Teenage Head paved the way for Canadian indie rock

May 22, 2014

They were never as big as the Ramones, but every Canadian touring band owes something to Teenage Head.