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Festival d’été de Québec is not a discovery festival, but it’s a great discovery

Jul 17, 2015

We spent three nights at Quebec City's summer festival, losing ourselves in crowds of Rolling Stones and Run The Jewels fans.

Uncharted - Nap Eyes

UNCHARTED: Halifax’s Nap Eyes made the best album you haven’t heard yet

Jul 16, 2015

As Whine of the Mystic gets treated to a juicy reissue, Nigel Chapman talks biochemistry, 11th century poets, religion, Joe Strummer and the benefits of drinking. So songwriting, basically.

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Raekwon celebrates 20th anniversary of Only Built 4 Cuban Linx

Jul 7, 2015

The hip-hop icon talks Bieber, Beatles and his latest solo album – then reminisces on 5 of our favorite picks from the Wu-Tang library.

Exposures - Sled Island 2015

EXPOSURES: Sled Island 2015, a weeklong post-punk hot dog party in Calgary

Jun 30, 2015

We shot bands rocking restaurants and house parties, comedians riffing, a massive street music experiment and Viet Cong enjoying their hometown show... a lot.

Susan plays Tubby Dog at Sled Island

9 Discoveries from Calgary’s 2015 Sled Island Festival

Jun 29, 2015

From wiry Victoria post-punk the healing power of doom metal, here are 9 discoveries we made this past week at Calgary's Sled Island festival.

Teenage Fanclub

Somebody has condensed the whole history of ’90s alt rock into an 800-song mega playlist

Jun 29, 2015

Can you O.D. on nostalgia? Would you like to find out?

Contemporary Color David Byrne

LIVE REVIEW: David Byrne, St. Vincent, Beastie Boys alum and more let their freak flags fly

Jun 24, 2015

Tuesday, June 23. A star-studded colour guard-rock 'n' roll hybrid lets weird rule at the ACC.