UNCHARTED: How lydiaainsworth discovered her sound at the back of the orchestra. 

Is there an underlying concept to Right From Real? 
"When I set out, there wasn’t, but over time it developed this common thread of trying to see the magic in the mundane. I think the title, Right From Real, embodies that." - Lydia Ainsworth.

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UNCHARTED: How lydiaainsworth discovered her sound at the back of the orchestra. 

Is there an underlying concept to Right From Real?

"When I set out, there wasn’t, but over time it developed this common thread of trying to see the magic in the mundane. I think the title, Right From Real, embodies that." - Lydia Ainsworth.

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Photographer Laura-Lynn Petrick hung out with Mac DeMarco around Toronto before the Polaris Prize. 

More photos HERE

"Child-sized penis" - @macdemarco. Photo by @lauralynnpetrick.

"Child-sized penis" - @macdemarco. Photo by @lauralynnpetrick.

PREMIERE: Stream Toronto sludge-punks DAS RAD’s heavy psych debut LP, Radiation.

"With Radiation we set out to record something of a concept album meets greatest hits collection. This at times felt like our undoing or the end of days but with a bit of help we clawed our way through the dark pit and came out the other side overjoyed at the birth of our mutation." - DAS RAD

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WIN tickets to see ex-Girls frontman Christopher Owens live in Toronto!
Retweet this tweet: http://bit.ly/1DRF6a4

WIN tickets to see ex-Girls frontman Christopher Owens live in Toronto!

Retweet this tweet: http://bit.ly/1DRF6a4

Watch puptheband enjoy a bowl of cereal in their trunk and destroy their car in “Mabu.” 

More music videos to distract yourself HERE.

We asked the tape label pros about How To Start & Run your own Tape Label.

"If you want to start a tape label or do anything else in life and be successful you have to put 100% of yourself into it." - Sean Bohrman of Burger Records

We asked the tape label pros about How To Start & Run your own Tape Label.

"If you want to start a tape label or do anything else in life and be successful you have to put 100% of yourself into it." - Sean Bohrman of Burger Records

This Baths track is your ultimate Friday night in a song.

Listen to more of our favourite songs of the day HERE.

On this day in 1990, Dave Grohl auditioned to be the drummer in Nirvana. He instantly got the job.

On this day in 1990, Dave Grohl auditioned to be the drummer in Nirvana. He instantly got the job.

We can’t stop watching Tanya Tagaq’s Polaris Prize-winning performance!

STAFF PICKS: Goat’s Commune

"Commune is a marvel to listen to, a real aesthetic achievement, but thinking about Commune necessarily decamps towards the problematic politics of appropriation, especially here, when its tuned to its hyperactive, cultures-skewered-per-second extremes." - Chris Hampton on Goat.

Read more about Goat HERE.

STAFF PICKS: Goat’s Commune

"Commune is a marvel to listen to, a real aesthetic achievement, but thinking about Commune necessarily decamps towards the problematic politics of appropriation, especially here, when its tuned to its hyperactive, cultures-skewered-per-second extremes." - Chris Hampton on Goat.

Read more about Goat HERE.