Scott Thompson and Paul Bellini are better known from the Kids in the Hall than for their 80s queercore band, but the lead single from their retrospective compilation is no joke.
Contemporary music informed by cultural traditions that have withstood the test of centuries uplifts my spirits like nothing else; in these times, it seems to hold a magic that can […]
Well, look at that. The world is ending. Suddenly we’re all cooped up, we can’t see friends or loved ones, we can’t go out for pizza, and we can’t grab […]
Over the past decade, Toronto instrumental quartet BadBadNotGood have evolved into convincing musical chameleons. Shifting through postbop, funk, rock, jazz fusion, and soulful hip-hop, the four-piece group employ a timbral […]
The world was introduced to Nav by his featured verse on “Biebs in the Trap,” off Travis Scott’s landmark 2016 Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight. In its alarmingly candid […]
UPDATE Friday, November 1, 4 PM: Line-up has changed for both concerts and Vivian Girls and Young Guv will not be performing either show. Refunds available at point of purchase; […]
This week’s featured gig poster was created by Toronto-based designer Simon Paul for the Legendary Pink Dots’ 40th anniversary tour.
Also, Chicago is one of Amazon’s 20 finalists for its second North American headquarters.
Also, a Toronto-to-Chicago flight was grounded after a fake bomb was found in a passenger’s luggage.
The Reader cherry-picks some favorite music stories from the past week of the Internet.
In Canada’s largest city, bike lanes are as plentiful as poutine.
Artists save Ferris’s room and take it to Ferris Fest.
Alexander shares memories of his friend and business partner after his passing.
The hardcore dude channels Big Star and the Mats on his new LP.
Rebecca Makkai’s latest novel forms a satisfying conspiracy between reader and writer.