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Thursday, December 26 2013

The Artists of the Year: 2013 Edition

It was a year of thrilling comebacks from legends like My Blooody Valentine and David Bowie as well the launch of major new talents like Lorde and Kacey Musgraves. These artists had the biggest impact on the shape of music in 2013.


Thursday, December 19 2013

The Best Canadian Albums of 2013

There's a thrilling breadth of styles and approaches explored by the best albums hailing from Canada in 2013, ranging from good ol' garage rock to East-West "noh-wave", from traditionalist country to First Nations' EDM.


Thursday, December 12 2013

The Best Electronic Music of 2013

Above all, 2013 was a year when electronic music's cream of the crop did what they do best and left no one wanting for more.


Columns

Wednesday, May 2 2012

Party Machine: The Rise of Canadian Electronic Music

If Toronto is having a Seattle moment, as The New York Times called it, it's fair to say that Canadian electronic music is having a Chicago/Detroit moment.


Reviews

Monday, October 14 2013

Tim Hecker: Virgins

Increasingly acclaimed Canadian noise artist makes a thrilling, gleefully intense record that ought to win him even more ears.


Tuesday, May 17 2011

Tim Hecker: Ravedeath, 1972

The Canadian sound artist unleashes his most chilling and disorienting record like so many bats in a darkened room.


Tuesday, March 10 2009

Tim Hecker: An Imaginary Country

After the gut-busting emotional hurricane of Harmony in Ultraviolet, An Imaginary Country is a much-needed breather, favoring rich stasis and Zen-like serenity over topsy-turvy drama.


Thursday, January 10 2008

Tim Hecker: Norberg

Hecker's latest sounds far too isolated, and beautiful, to have been played live in front of a crowd.


Thursday, November 9 2006

Tim Hecker: Harmony in Ultraviolet


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