Sunday, December 21 2014
From Steph Cameron to White Lung, these 15 releases showcase the very best of Canadian music in 2014, and illustrate that the Canadian music community is definitely thriving and maturing.
Tuesday, May 27 2014
June's release schedule isn't just about the summer jams of 2014. Catch early glimpses of the latest from Fucked Up, Parquet Courts, and the Antlers.
Wednesday, December 28 2011
This year's top artists are a diverse lot represented by two of the world's biggest pop divas, a plethora of critically adored indie faves, some new talents emerging from the hip-hop underground, a couple of veteran Americana acts, and a few alt-rock legends among many more.
Monday, December 5 2011
Canadians seeking to understand the identity crisis which plagues the Great White North need look no further than the musical class of 2011.
Thursday, December 18 2008
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.
Sunday, June 1 2014
With Glass Boys, the question of how to follow up the rock opera epic David Comes to Life is less about musical format and more about an existential crisis for Fucked Up.
Wednesday, June 8 2011
The daring adventurousness that has spurred Fucked Up to offend sensibilities and defy musical labels all along is what makes the Toronto punk collective believe it can pull off a rock opera magnus opus -- which it does.
Monday, January 25 2010
Toronto hardcore heroes collect some of their long out-of-print singles on this stopgap release.
Tuesday, August 11 2009
Is this the shape of punk to come?
Wednesday, October 29 2008
The best thing about this album is its inertia. It builds sounds and energy and takes on players as it goes, like they got caught up in the band's galvanizing zeal and had to join in.
Saturday, March 15 2008
Photos and Text: Mehan Jayasuriya
Friday, July 8 2011
Damian "Pink Eyes" Abraham, the roly-poly singer in Toronto's F----- Up, spends a lot of his time at the band's concerts in the audience, doing