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Top Three This Month
Complete our musical gauntlet — from virtuosic violinist to former Shagg — and the treasures of Pop Montreal be yours.
September 19: Toronto, Montreal and Calgary rising stars revel in challenging new music.
September 18: Against Me! played a victory lap, as a batch of up-and-coming punk and post-punk bands nipped at their heels.
Check a name off your bucket list AND see some of Canada's up-and-coming weirdos tonight.
September 17: A day full of contentious acts and arguments make us wonder if festival acts purposely court controversy to rise above the din.
All Canadian, all good, all stuff you can say you saw later.
Before his four-night Alternative Show at Toronto's JFL42 festival, comedy's freest thinker and self-appointed truing stand ran through his ~400 CD collection.
Sludge metal, otherworldly drone and soul-bearing acoustic ballads on night one of the citywide festival.
In the age of overabundance, the new free EP from Freedom Writers emcee Progress has caught the repeat button.
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