Monday, March 30 2015
"Half a Chance" finds the Cuban-Canadian singer/songwriter Alex Cuba joining his smooth brand of songwriting with that of legendary troubadour Ron Sexsmith.
Wednesday, March 18 2015
Canada’s hit comedy news program offers a provocative example of the role political satire and popular culture can play in defining and even changing a nation
Thursday, February 26 2015
The comic mythologizing of Winnipeg becomes conflated with an urge for Maddin to mythologize himself.
Monday, February 16 2015
As the debate rages over Charlie Hebdo’s controversial cartoons, Art Spiegelman offers sage advice on cartoons and free speech.
Friday, October 31 2014
The British Columbia-based Nat Jay is becoming a rising talent in her native Canada, and the tender pop of "Just a Little More" gives a pretty easy reason as to why that's happening.
Thursday, October 30 2014
Sloan's jaw-dropping double album Commonwealth strikes a perfect synergy between the band's identity and the collective identities of its members.
Wednesday, October 29 2014
We look through the varied and vivacious 20-year discography of Sloan album by album, charting this underrated group's significant achievements.
Tuesday, October 28 2014
Picking up where the Fab Four left off isn't easy, but if one band has done it in the past 30 years, it's Toronto's Sloan.
Monday, September 23 2013
The 2013 Polaris Prize honors Canada's very best music and the pre-show and Gala Show will begin streaming/broadcasting at 7.00pm Eastern this very day.
Tuesday, July 30 2013
Canada's humbly suave songwriter has been hard at work on the fringes of commercial success, just narrowly missing the widespread attention he so clearly deserves. But his glowing pop albums are sure to set alight the hearts of those who take a moment to listen.