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UNCHARTED: It’s River Tiber’s turn

May 12, 2016

It seems like everything in Toronto flows back to River Tiber. With the upcoming release of his debut album Indigo, it's all about him.

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CMW 2016, ranked from best to worst

May 9, 2016

Venue-hopping is still a good way to discover music. Who knew?

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The long history of Radiohead’s “True Love Waits”

May 9, 2016

The 21-year-old fan favourite has finally appeared on an official Radiohead studio album. Here's the path it took to get there.

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Strike a Pose gives Madonna’s Blond Ambition backup dancers centre stage

May 6, 2016

The seven male dancers featured in Madonna's 1990 tour became icons themselves — a fate few were prepared for offstage.

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In Spirit Unforgettable, early onset Alzheimer’s doesn’t stop Spirit of the West

May 5, 2016

John Mann is diagnosed with Alzheimer's at the age of 51, and he deals with it the way he knows how: through music.

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How a concert series in Toronto’s East End became a cookbook

May 5, 2016

Feast in the East started as a house party, became a monthly event, and now, after 5 years, is also a cookbook/compilation.

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Hip-Hop Evolution tells the origin story of hip-hop from the inside out

May 4, 2016

Shad pilgrimages to New York City to trace the origins of hip-hop with Grandmaster Flash, DJ Kool Herc, and more.