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As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Released through Light in the Attic Records in 2014, the Grammy-nominated Native North America (Vol. 1) compilation brought together 34 recordings from twenty-five essential First Nations, Métis and Inuit artists and groups. Now, the compilation will celebrated with an evening of live performance in Toronto this August. The "Native North America Gathering" celebration will see performances from a number of the box set's artists, including Duke Re…
06.19 / 21:58
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NEW YORK - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame plans to expand — into the House of the Rising Sun. The Cleveland-based museum has announced plans to create a permanent …
OTTAWA - Gov. Gen. David Johnston acknowledged the importance of indigenous leadership Monday as he presented a number of awards during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Here is a list…
John Korsrud, composer and founder/director of the intrepid Hard Rubber Orchestra, has never been afraid of trying out new and sometimes edgy…
06.19 / 20:34
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As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.From low-stakes beef to even lower-stakes beef, Twitter is more often than not something that many of us would be better off without. However, the virtual hellscape can sometimes offer up some quality entertainment. Take Fucked Up for example, who have been sharing memories of their best celebrity encounters through the service today (June 19). The Canadian punks have shared a wealth of stories under 140 characters in length about stars of all…
06.19 / 19:29
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As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Though they've both been celebrated for their achievements as directors, Barry Jenkins and Edgar Wright are no slouches when it comes to music either, as they proved with a Twitter back-and-forth about Tame Impala. Jenkins gave five fire emojis out of five to the Australian psych rockers' track "Mind Mischief," saying "this one has just come roaring back for me, didn't even listen to it this much when it first released." Wright hit back, announcing …
06.19 / 19:07
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As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.When it comes to Miles Teller's public persona, being well-behaved is, well, not his tempo. The Whiplash actor made headlines at Christmastime for a yelling match with an Uber driver, and now he's done some more bad boy behaviour.  According to TMZ, Teller was arrested in the wee hours of Sunday morning after we was falling over drunk in San Diego. Apparently a police officer noticed that Teller was having trouble standing on the sidewalk. A cop came o…
06.19 / 19:07
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The Beatles tribute show Let it Be, which lets audiences imagine the Fab Four getting back together, returns to the Burton Cummings Theatre Nov. 2. Tickets go on sale June 23…
From beautiful textural contrasts to thunderous…
06.19 / 18:34
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The five members of the mostly dormant rock band — back for four shows at the Danforth Music Hall — say they’ve missed playing together and their unique sense of humou…
06.19 / 18:25
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2017 is year of Maynard in Vancouver. Singer Maynard James Keenan, whose band Tool rocked Rogers Arena on June 15, will be back in town on Nov. 30 when his supergroup A Perfect Circle plays Pacific Coliseum. Formed in 1999, A Perfect Circle currently features Keenan, Ashes Divide guitarist Billy Howerdel, former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James…
06.19 / 18:23
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As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.The White Stripes paid homage to their 2007 single "Icky Thump" with anti-Trump t-shirts last year, and now the album of the same name is getting the 10th anniversary reissue treatment.   Dubbed Icky Thump X, the deluxe vinyl reissues will arrive via Third Man Records' Vault subscription service. In order to get your hands on the latest release, head over here to sign up before July 31.   The new package features Icky Thump on special edition 180-gram "…
06.19 / 18:01
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A stage collapse before a Radiohead concert in Toronto took the life of the band's drum technician Scott Johnson and injured three others in 2012. Five years on, the legal case that followed the incident has been declared a mistrial. Multiple sources confirm that prosecutors declared a mistrial was declared after presiding judge, Justice Shaun Nakatsuru, was appointed to the Ontario …
06.19 / 18:01
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As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Woolworm delivered back-to-back EPs in 2015 with Everything Seems Obvious and Vampirism, and now they're ready to unleash their latest full-length Deserve to Die. The LP will land on August 25 via Mint Records.   Forged in the heart of Vancouver's hardcore scene, the four-piece have no qualms with incorporating peppier pop influences into their sound.   To capitalize on those sleeker sounding tendencies, the group recorded the new album at Rain City R…
06.19 / 17:39
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Before you get rattled, remember: Lennon himself informed us way back in 1980 that he felt she should be credited for the song that he penned in…
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For fans of the original Dungeon Family/Dirty South…
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NEW YORK - Jay Z's new album will be released June 30 and will be available only to users of the music streaming service Tidal, which the rapper co-owns. Tidal announced…
The trio responsible for "Mmmbop" have deemed Justin Bieber's music "chlamydia of the ear."   Yes, Hanson have called out this generation's teen pop heartthrob in a new interview.   During a segment with Australian radio station Hit107FM [via NME], the brothers were played snippets of popular radio hits and asked to correctly identify the songs. When Justin Bieber's Luis Fonsi and Daddy Y…
06.19 / 16:54
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As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Late last year, the world lost a legendary actress when Carrie Fisher died at the age of 60. She died on December 27 after going into cardiac arrest on a flight from London to Los Angeles. Now, an autopsy shows that Fisher had plenty of drugs in her system before boarding the flight. According to the Associated Press, the autopsy has concluded that Fisher had cocaine, heroin and ecstasy in her system when she became ill on the flight last year.  Last w…
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As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Back in May, it was discovered that Mark Kozelek had teamed up with Parquet Courts bassist Sean Yeaton for an LP titled Yellow Kitchen. Now, more details on the record have surfaced. Yellow Kitchen runs six tracks in length and will arrive June 30 through Kozelek's Caldo Verde Records. You can hear a taste of what's to come from the disc with "The Reasons I Love You," which can be heard through Kozelek's website here. As a press release explains, K…
06.19 / 16:54
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