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Beyonce Outdoes Herself (and Everyone Else) With the Humanizing, Superhuman ‘Beyonce’
Pop stars can be divisive. There are super-fans and super-haters, poptimists and rock-hardened cynics, Beliebers and… non-Beliebers. In 2013, "mainstream" itself is still a dirty…
December 16, 2013
Milosh Furthers the Ominously Erotic Soft-Soul Revolution on ‘Jetlag’
It’s been a banner year for Mike Milosh, the Toronto-raised, L.A.-based electronic musician whose delicate, cocooning contralto illuminated Woman, the soft-soul March debut from Rhye.
November 21, 2013
Solange Hijacks the ‘Indie R&B’ Narrative on Her Great New Comp ‘Saint Heron’
Saint Heron is a 12-track eye-roll at the new jacks, overseen by Solange. Those unfamiliar with R&B before the late-2011 "indie" narrative took over seem…
November 11, 2013
The Weeknd Goes Bigger, Darker, and (Slightly) Warmer on ‘Kiss Land’
When the Weeknd debuted with the mysterious March 2011 mixtape House of Balloons, Toronto was in the midst of a cold-ass winter; unlike Montrealers, we…
September 6, 2013
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Does Janelle Monae Dream of Electric Sheep?
There's something inscrutable about Janelle Monáe. Speaking with the 27-year-old, Kansas City-born musician, it can be difficult working out whether her intense self-assuredness is simply…
September 5, 2013
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Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z Invade Each Others’ Songs at Legends of the Summer Tour Opener
Last night, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake launched their co-headlining Legends of the Summer tour in Toronto, playing a sold out show at the Skydome to…
July 18, 2013
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