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Music

Guvernment Nightclub finally reveals end times lineup

Posted by Aubrey Jax / December 22, 2014

Guvernment closing TorontoThe Guvernment has been counting down its last days since this past summer, and today they released their final plans for the doomed club, including Knife Party, Armin van Buuren, and Toronto's Deadmau5. The epic three day funeral will take place on January 2015's final weekend, Jan 23-25. Special guest eulogizers are said to include DVBBS, Zeds Dead, Cosmic Gate, and Danny Tenaglia.

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Does Alvvays live up to the hype?

Posted by Shazia Khan / December 22, 2014

Alvvays TorontoOn Saturday night, surf-pop quintet Alvvays capped a whirlwind two-month tour with a packed, sold-out concert at the Opera House. It also capped an amazingly successful year for the band - the kind of year that so many musicians dream of but can rarely ever achieve.

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The top 5 new live music venues in Toronto from 2014

Posted by Aubrey Jax / December 21, 2014

Toronto music venuesNew music venues in Toronto this year blew my expectations. A ton of spaces opened their doors to the city's thriving music scene, from new bars with solid setups to an impressive number of artist-run DIY spaces. We saw shows at 811, Coalition, the HMV Underground, the newly opened Smiling Buddha basement (adding to big changes in the main venue upstairs), and the revamped Tattoo. Sonic Boom re-opened on Spadina, and even the art-focused Aga Khan Museum is hosting concerts (including an upcoming Tanya Tagaq show in March).

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10 songs that capture the spirit of The Village

Posted by PO Karim / December 21, 2014

village mixtape torontoAll this month, we're making playlists about the spirit of select Toronto neighbourhoods. Our second playlist strolls through The Church Wellesley Village.

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10 songs that capture the spirit of Parkdale

Posted by Staff / December 20, 2014

Parkdale mixtapeAll this month, we're making playlists about the spirit of select Toronto neighbourhoods. Our first playlist staggers through the streets of Parkdale.

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Toronto New Year's Eve Party Guide 2015

Posted by Aubrey Jax / December 18, 2014

New Years party TorontoNew Year's Eve parties in Toronto let the city's most talented DJs, musicians, and bartenders cash in while the rest of us suckers bleed money and a year's worth of emotional residue all over our friends and the lost the out-of-towners who can't figure out where Coda is even though it's right across from the subway station that dumped their inebriated neon bodies onto the street.

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