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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.

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REVIEW: W/ Bob & David is the Pavement of sketch comedy reunions

Nov 13, 2015

The don't-call-it-Mr. Show reunion of Bob Odenkirk and David Cross is looser, but occasionally reaches the same heights.

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Grimes’ Art Angels at the end of the underground

Nov 12, 2015

How Claire Boucher soundtracked the digital highway that destroyed the underground.


It’s Gonna Be Us!: An Oral History of Blocks Recording Club

Oct 5, 2015

As the Toronto artist-owned music co-op becomes a memory, we look back on a generation’s legacy of local love and labour.

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Will Viet Cong change their name at the Polaris Prize?

Sep 17, 2015

There's a rumour that the Calgary band will finally respond to the outcry at this Monday's gala. But would it be enough?