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Fucked Up Holds on to a Never Let Die Attitude on 'Dose Your Dreams'

Fucked Up's Dose Your Dreams compensates for its conceptual emptiness with a sound that blasts on all fronts.

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The Best Canadian Albums of 2014

Zachary Houle, Adrien Begrand, and Alan Ranta
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The Best Canadian Records of the Year? The Fun Agony of Voting for the Polaris Prize Long List

It’s roughly one month now before the first ballot for Canada’s Polaris Prize produces its Long List of the 40 best records of the year. As of today, here are my picks for the top ten Canadian records of the past 12 months.

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The 2011 Artists of the Year

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.

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The Best Canadian Albums of 2011

Canadians seeking to understand the identity crisis which plagues the Great White North need look no further than the musical class of 2011.

Joshua Kloke
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Fucked Up: David Comes to Life

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.

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PHOTOS: SXSW Music Day 3 - Hole, Les Savy Fav, Foxy Shazam and more...

Photos from Day 3 in Austin include Foxy Shazam, Marina and the Diamonds, Fucked Up, Hole, The Young Veins, Sleigh Bells, Patrick Stump solo, Les Savy Fav and more...

Daniel Boczarski
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Fucked Up: Couple Tracks: Singles 2002-2009

Toronto hardcore heroes collect some of their long out-of-print singles on this stopgap release.

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Fucked Up + Pissed Jeans + Vivian Girls

Was it a great night of music? I don't know; it felt more like assault and overstimulation than a rich musical experience. Was it a hell of a concert? Bet your pirate beard and startlingly pronounced gut, amigo.

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Fucked Up: The Chemisty of Common Life

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.

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