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Upstarts: Hex update riot grrrl sound

Young band also challenges dismissive sound people

Thus Owls : Tearing Down The Wall

“Sweet and chill moments, with weirder times… That’s l...

Klô Pelgag at 2018 ADISQ Awards: What makes a great singer?

Backstage with Female Singer of the Year

Megative throw an apocalyptic, punky reggae party

Inspired by what The Clash did in 1982

Les Louanges : Bold, Agile, Nonchalant

Standing apart on the Québec music scene

Upstarts: The Discarded

Family band’s teen sons garage-rock the house

U.S. Girls’ unique vision finds unlikely indie-rock breakthrough

Meg Remy leads listeners to difficult subjects with alluring...

Jean-Michel Blais deconstructs his Dans Ma Main album

“What we hear says more than what’s said”

In the Spotlight: FRIGS

Exploring tension, unifying disparate recordings

Grimskunk: Healthy, Necessary Rage

Band launches ninth album, just shy of 30th anniversary

Lydia Képinski deciphers Premier Juin

She sings about love and death with stunning poetry

Simon Kingsbury: In Simon’s Head

Artist faces his demons on Plaza

Suuns: The Mixtape Spirit

With Felt album, Montréal quartet takes a new turn

Nate Husser: No Detours

From Posterz to Charlotte Cardin, Montréal rapper charts hi...

Keith Kouna: Uncompromising

Corrosive Bonsoir Shérif returns to his punk roots

WD-40: Surviving The Deluge

Heartbreak at the heart of the cult band’s reunion

Sound Advice: Maylee Todd’s Indie Musician Toolkit

A dozen ways to help you move forward

Nicole Lizée: Woman Machine

Jan V. Matejcek Award winner fascinated by obsolete technolo...

The Weather Station writes, records her “most ballsy” album

Tamara Lindeman gets more assertive, earning rave reviews

Hugo Mudie Settles the Score

“I will no longer try to justify the style I choose”