mercury music prize

Listen to the 2014 Mercury Prize Shortlist as a Playlist

Sep 10, 2014

£20,000 and a novelty cheque are at stake.

Reunion Albums

When bands take their reunions from the stage to the studio

Sep 10, 2014

As Death From Above 1979 release their decade-later new album, we evaluate the other bands that have tried the same.

Rags and Bones - Das Rad

RAGS AND BONES: DAS RAD premiere “Burial” and more heavy Canadian music

Sep 9, 2014

Get gritty with everything from Torontonian “Sewer Disease” to Vancouver’s “alcantarilla punk” in this month's roundup.

FME Festival

EXPOSURES: Photos from Quebec’s Festival de Musique Émergente

Sep 5, 2014

During FME, the sleepy mining town of Rouyn-Noranda becomes a playground of emerging Canadian music (in two languages), art, poutine and bowling.

Family Tree - Death From Above 1979

FAMILY TREE: Death From Above 1979

Sep 4, 2014

The band is about to release their first album in a decade, but they definitely haven't stayed silent in the meantime.

Building A Mystery - Ryn Weaver, Allie X - The Secret To Overnight Pop Success

Building A Mystery: Ryn Weaver, Allie X and the secret to overnight pop success

Sep 3, 2014

As more and more pop stars emerge "out of nowhere," it's becoming harder and harder to escape the digital paper trail.

30 More Songs Arcade Fire Should Cover

30 More Songs Arcade Fire Should Cover

Aug 29, 2014

With only two days left of Web Content Tour 2014, there's only two more chances to make headlines. What will they choose?