Essential Albums - Woods

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Woods’ Jarvis Taveniere talks five still-challenging records from his teens

May 21, 2014

The Brooklyn psych band's multi-instrumentalist returns to high school for five albums that still flip switches in his brain.

Nash The Slash

RIP Nash The Slash: Our final interview with the Toronto avant-garde pioneer

May 13, 2014

We spoke with the music legend last year. Here's what he had to say about integrity, web hype, and his legacy.

Owen Pallett interview

INTERVIEW: Owen Pallett on his move to Montreal, sensationalist journalism, and made-up music beefs

May 8, 2014

Owen Pallett has mixed feelings about music journalism, theory and criticism, and he's not afraid to tell us why.

No Simple Explanation: Have The Tragically Hip Become Cool Again?

May 7, 2014

Rewriting the history of Canada's quintessential rock band.

King Gizzard

Global Music Week: 7 Bands from 7 Countries at CMW

May 6, 2014

From blazing psych-rock to one of the Middle East’s first female rappers, CMW stretches all over the world.

Connan Mockasin

INTERVIEW: Connan Mockasin was inside you this whole time

May 5, 2014

The pop star who fell to earth makes music with a universal sense of play.

UNCHARTED: Ought make art from not knowing

Apr 30, 2014

The Montreal-based post-punk band get ecstatically unsettled on their Constellation Records debut.