Features


Native North America Vol 1

INTERVIEW: Native North America curator Kevin Howes on the importance of preserving Indigenous folk music

Jan 6, 2015

Light In The Attic's compilation of Aboriginal Folk Music was one of the most important albums of the year.

Chart Attack Longreads of 2014

Chart Attack’s Longreads of 2014

Jan 2, 2015

We spent 2014 examining what that tenuous concept of "Canadian music" really means. Here are 10 of our favourite stories of the year.

Count Up - New Years 1952 to 2014

New Year’s Count-Up: 1952 to 2014 in one playlist!

Dec 31, 2014

365 days and 62 years worth of euphoria, lust, shame, embarrassment and happiness in one playlist.

Essential Albums - Rich Aucoin

Rich Aucoin’s 5 Essential New Year’s Eve Sing-Alongs

Dec 31, 2014

If there's anyone who understands New Year's, it's Rich Aucoin. Share in his party wisdom with these 5 karaoke anthems.

Rags and Bones - Best of 2014

RAGS AND BONES: 10 underrated Canadian punk and metal discoveries of 2014

Dec 30, 2014

With our sights on 2015, here’s one last look at what made 2014 great for loud and noisy music in Canada.

Uncharted 2014 year in review

UNCHARTED: Looking back on 2014 with Ought, Greys, Lydia Ainsworth and more

Dec 22, 2014

Some of our best-loved upstarts put their year under the microscope.

The Best of Essential Albums 2014

The Best of ESSENTIAL ALBUMS in 2014: 10 great artists talk influential records

Dec 18, 2014

Pixies talk Beatles, Greys talk Sloan, Sloan talk punk, Kevin Drew talks masturbation, and more talking from the year in record talk.

Indie Chanukah

Here’s Your 2014 Chanukah Playlist

Dec 16, 2014

From Drake to Dylan, NOFX to Haim, here are the songs to light your menorah to this year.

WISH Interview

WISH: Taking The Lead

Dec 10, 2014

WISH guitarist Kyle Connolly is finally comfortable doing things his own way, even if his own way wouldn’t have happened without the help of a tightknit Toronto shoegaze community.