polaris long list 2015

5 things that make the 2015 Polaris Music Prize longlist interesting

Jun 16, 2015

From oddball picks to a couple of big time snubs, here are some things that make this year's Polaris worth watching.

Exposures - Bestival Toronto 2015

EXPOSURES: Fire, fun, and ferry rides at Bestival 2015

Jun 15, 2015

The famous UK festival made its way to Toronto and we caught all the artists on stage and backstage on film.

Ornette Coleman

5 Reasons Ornette Coleman Was Cool

Jun 12, 2015

The iconoclastic alto saxophonist brought mischief and play back into the world of jazz, altering the course of what music could be.

shad for prime minister

8 More People Shad Should Replace

Jun 12, 2015

Shad has now replaced both Jian Ghomeshi and Action Bronson. But why stop there? There are still lots of jobs that could be taken by Shad.

4 Young Canadian Bedroom Producers You Need To Know

4 young Canadian bedroom producers you need to know

Jun 11, 2015

We gathered four Canadian future stars - Harrison, River Tiber, Clairmont The Second and RYAN Playground - to talk about what it means to be a young producer in the age of the internet.

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LINER NOTES: Marie Davidson’s strange Lynchian trip Un Autre Voyage

Jun 11, 2015

The Montreal electronic musician builds a vast, psychedelic epic in the ever-moving psychic space between wakefulness and sleep.

Caribou - Primavera Sound

What Canadian festivals can learn from Primavera Sound

Jun 9, 2015

Canadian bands often seemed more at home in Spain than they do at their own home festivals. Here's how the Barcelona event cultivates that atmosphere.