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Jesse Zubot: They shoot, he scores

Multi-talented musician now established as a screen composer

renforshort explodes onto the scene

Turning teenage angst into scrappy alt-pop

Basia Bulat: Vulnerability and Experimentation

An in-depth look at the songwriting process for her fifth al...

In Concert Photo Gallery: Devin Townsend

February 27, 2020

Annie Sama: Kill them with kindness

Her music is a thermal shock

Caveboy: friends, creative partners grow up together

Synth-pop trio’s first album is a summit of their relation...

Alex Henry Foster: A communion for the present moment

Whether in a band or as a solo artist, he seeks transcendenc...

In Concert Photo Gallery: iskwē

January 7, 2020

Laurence-Anne’s luxuriant garden

Cultivating a firmly rooted sound

Laurent Bourque drops the guitar, picks up the piano

Switching instruments creates a songwriting metamorphosis

In Concert Photo Gallery: City and Colour

Nov. 22, 2019, in Toronto

Rae Spoon: Preserving Mental Health

Singer-songwriter finds relief in creativity, connection

Obey The Brave flips the bird at adversity

The metalcore band launches its fourth album

How do Grandson, colleagues, co-write their songs?

SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2019 winners discusses their process

Grandson, co-writers receive $10,000, other prizes, for “Blood/Water”

SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2019 winners visit our Toronto offic...

FET.NAT: A Surprise and An Identity Crisis

Experimental band lands on Polaris Music Prize Short List

Just John x Dom Dias “pull up” to their future

It’s all about the energy of what they create

Noé Talbot: Plucking all the strings at once

How to diversify without becoming scattered

Upstarts: Kingdom of Birds

Degree of self-possession belies their age

Émilie Kahn: In the wake of a crisis

Spontaneously creating her second album, Outro

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