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Personal Views Best of 2016

PERSONAL VIEWS: The best music of 2016 from cities around Canada

Dec 21, 2016

From Saskatchewan hip-hop to Francophone ballads, we shine a spotlight on the best from Canada's most interesting corners.

chance the rapper

In 2016, faith found music and music questioned faith

Dec 8, 2016

From Kanye West to Un Blonde, many artists this year questioned whether "devotional" has to mean "religious."

10 artists who predicted their own death

10 Musicians Who Predicted Their Own Deaths

Nov 25, 2016

From Leonard Cohen to Kurt Cobain, these artists left lyrics that can almost be read as epitaphs.

Sleepover Hot Docs Podcast Festival

We spent the weekend binging live podcasts at Canada’s first international podcast festival

Nov 23, 2016

Hot Docs Podcast Festival curated a great lineup of podcasts. How did they fare in a live setting?

Femme Wave cofounders Hayley Muir and Kaely Cormack

Meet the women behind Femme Wave, Calgary’s Feminist Music and Arts Festival

Nov 16, 2016

How a pair of punks filled a need in the Calgary scene, and how the community has rallied to grow it with integrity.

leonard cohen

8 reasons Leonard Cohen will live forever

Nov 11, 2016

We lost a generational talent last night, but Cohen isn't about to fade with the tides of history.

EXPOSURES: Halifax Pop Explosion

EXPOSURES: Polaroid and 35mm snapshots of Halifax Pop Explosion

Nov 10, 2016

If Halifax is a small town disguised as a city, Halifax Pop Explosion is when everyone comes home to visit.