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Rapid Fire - Laura Jane Grace and Atom Willard of Against Me!

RAPID FIRE: Against Me! talk Top 40, aliens and true trans soul rebels

Jul 17, 2014

In the series premiere of our new show Rapid Fire, Laura Jane Grace and Atom Willard take the heat.

s.h.i.t.

STAFF PICKS: S.H.I.T.’s two 7″ records equal one of the best hardcore albums of the year

Jul 17, 2014

The Toronto punk all stars release a pair of caustic, breakneck EPs that make us worry for a generation.

Mac DeMarco - Polaris Prize Short List

Polaris Prize Short List: Supplemental Reading & Viewing from All 10 Artists

Jul 16, 2014

Features, interviews, reviews and performance videos from each of the short listed artists. Start your argument here.

Essential Albums - Xiu Xiu

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart on 5 albums unlike anything he’s ever heard

Jul 10, 2014

One part dark cabaret, two dashes avant-garde chanteuse, some robo kraut, a little goth rock, and a pinch of ultra-minimalism.

Courtney Barnett -

NXNE 2014: Courtney Barnett performs “Scotty Says” live at Sonic Boom

Jul 9, 2014

Courtney Barnett plays "Scotty Says" and gives some advice to the children of the world.

Family Tree - Toronto's Noise Scene

FAMILY TREE: Toronto’s Noise Scene

Jun 27, 2014

Induced Labour to Odonis Odonis, drawing a line between the most influential Torontonian noise bands from the past five years.

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Basement Jaxx Never Say Never Music Video

Basement Jaxx develop the perfect killing machine/twerking robot in “Never Say Never”

Shabazz Palaces Lese Majesty

7 Albums You Can Stream Now: Shabazz Palaces, Jenny Lewis, PS I Love You and more…

Weird Al Mandatory Fun

The Word Crimes in Weird Al’s “Word Crimes”

the unicorns daniel johnson

Hear The Unicorns’ new studio recording: a cover of Daniel Johnson’s “Rocketship”

Pitchfork Festival Drinking Game

Play the Pitchfork Music Festival Drinking Game



Jul 18, 2014
Mac DeMarco - Polaris Prize Short List

Polaris Prize Short List: Supplemental Reading & Viewing from All 10 Artists



Jul 16, 2014
Future - live at Toronto's Sound Academy, live review

LIVE REVIEW: Future proves his rock star bona fides at Toronto’s Sound Academy



Jul 14, 2014