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Nothing But the Hits: 10 Great Years of Last Gang Records

Chris Taylor | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Music
Chris Taylor

Anyone reading Wikipedia will find out our label, Last Gang, started for Metric a decade ago. There was no business plan or grand design. In fact, most people thought starting a record label to coincide with the rise of Napster was stupid especially for someone seen to be an industry leader.

The National, Metric, Flaming Lips Play Toronto's Riot Fest

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Music

Although it doesn't have the reunion of a seminal rock band like The Replacements as was the case last year, the 2014 Toronto edition of Riot Fest com...

Please Don't Workout To These Songs

HuffPost Canada Music | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada Music

There are two ways in which it makes sense to work as a music journalist and a fitness instructor at the same time: 1. The hours can sometimes com...

Mark Remembrance Day With These Anti-War Music Videos

Spinner | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada Music

It's been a long time since Nov. 11, 1918 marked the end of World War I, but we hardly need Remembrance Day to recall what war is like -- after all, w...

Metric Remember Recording Lou Reed Duet 'The Wanderlust'

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada Music

The passing of Lou Reed has deeply affected all those of us who were fans of music music, but it must be especially hard for the few artists who had t...

Polaris Prize Winner Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slam Polaris Prize

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Music

Music-lovers and the Canadian music industry came together at the Polaris Music Prize Gala to celebrate and reward the best Canadian album of the past...

WATCH: Live Stream The Polaris Music Prize Gala

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada Music

The Polaris Music Prize, celebrating the best Canadian album of the past year, throws itself a huge annual party with nominee performing while the Gra...

Who Will Win The 2013 Polaris Prize?

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Music

The Polaris Music Prize, a not-for-profit organization celebrating the best Canadian album of the past year, is gearing up to reward one Canadian act ...

Polaris Prize Short List Revealed

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 07.17.2013 | Canada Music

The Polaris Prize short list was revealed today in Toronto, with ten releases up for Canada's critic-voted best album music prize and a chance to win ...

Seven Artists for Your Canada Day Soundtrack

Alfonso Espina | Posted 08.31.2013 | Canada Music
Alfonso Espina

In honour of Canada Day, I decided to compile my list of the nation's best current talent in the world of music. None of these names are fresh to the industry. Many have been around for over a decade. However, some are just starting to elevate to the next level of their careers.

Polaris Prize 2013 Long List Revealed

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada Music

The 2013 Polaris Prize long list was announced today, June 13, in Montreal, revealing the forty Canadian albums that made it through the first round o...

Who Joined Carly Rae Jepsen, Leonard Cohen In Early Juno Wins?

HuffPost Canada Music | Jen Zoratti | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

The televised Michael Bublé-hosted portion of the 2013 Juno Awards in Regina may be The Big Show, but Saturday's non-televised gala dinner is where m...

Saskatchewan Hot Spots for Visiting Juno Celebs

Vacay.ca | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

The Juno Awards are just days away and Regina is buzzing as stars prepare to descend into the city. With the Saskatchewan capital not being the most well-known of Canada's destinations, we thought we would offer some advice to the nominees who may be wondering what to do in town.

Metric, Carly Rae, Japandroids Win CMW's Indie Awards

Huffington Post Music Canada | Melody Lamb | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

Canadian Music Week's marquee CMW event, The Indies, took place Friday night with Japandroids snagging best album for "Celebration Rock," Deadmau5 win...

9 Best Canadian Albums Of 2012

Huffington Post Music Canada | Huffington Post staff | Posted 12.31.2012 | Canada Music

It's almost time to turn the page and welcome another 365 days of the good, the bad and the ugly of music, but we can't let 2012 pass without a round-...

10 Best Canadian Songs Of 2012

Huffington Post Music Canada | Huffington Post staff | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

Whether you're one for catchy beats and unstoppable ear worms, gritty electro-pop tunes, synth-rock numbers or a more mellow and soulful sound, you're...

Yo Gabba Gabba: The Top Tunes From TV's Coolest Kids Show

Huffington Post Canada | Jen Zoratti | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada Music

Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that Nickelodeon's wonderfully weird Yo Gabba Gabba! is kind of a thing -- and not just among the pre...