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Few bands mesh the political with the personal, the altruistic with the artistic, quite like Rosie & the Riveters. With their honeyed vocal harmonies, vintage 40s-era look, and conscious...
Next time you encounter an interview with a touring musician whining about the rigours of the road, spare a thought for Rich Aucoin. On March 23, the Halifax-based dance/rock artist began a 15-...
Canadian rock act Arkells have become one of the country's biggest bands since forming a dozen years ago. So big, in fact, they've created their own music festival at a stadium in their...
It’s not widely known but the story of Angelina Napolitano is a flashpoint in the early development of women’s right in Canada.  And it is the cornerstone of “Swing Batter...
Humour is a highly effective and often subversive way of making a serious point, as any late-night television viewer can attest. Yet that strategy seldom crosses over into contemporary music,...
Milck, the 30-year-old Los Angeles-based Atlantic Records signing born Connie Lim, calls the #MeToo movement that’s gone global — and called out many high profile men for their...
There are a few cliche things emerging pop bands are known to do once they start to make it. Maybe it's a fancy new car, or clothes, or maybe some wild parties where who knows what'll happen...
At president and CEO Paul Alofs’ recent farewell tribute, a job jar was mentioned that contained just one piece of paper: “Go raise $1 billion for cancer research,” it read. It...
​Fast Romantics want to add some positive vibes to your day. More specifically, the Toronto-via-Calgary modern-rock band want to share your feel-good stories, be they big or small, as part of their...
Loreena McKennitt’s first new song in 11 years is benefitting the Support Our Troops Fund. “Breaking of the Sword,” a heartfelt Remembrance Day ballad by the Canadian singer,...

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