Another journey through the highlights and dregs of the pop charts.
A periodic roundup of what's happening on the charts.
The Polaris Music Prize, which awards the best Canadian album of the year, has just posted its longlist of nominees for 2016. The list includes a lot of big names in Canadian music, including Drake, Destroyer, Black Mountain, Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, White Lung, Peaches, The Weeknd, PUP and Junior Boys. Take a look […]
Today, what could only be described as a “grip” of new releases is hitting shelves. There’s our Album of the Week (White Lung’s Paradise), plus new releases by Julianna Barwick and Death Grips, plus the physical release of Beyoncé’s newly released Lemonade. Oh, and some Drake guy just put something out. You might have heard […]
It must have been nerve-wracking for Drake to see arguably the biggest musician—scratch that—biggest star in the world drop an album that has been near universally praised and think-pieced just days before the long-awaited VIEWS (formerly Views from the 6) was scheduled to drop. I mean, how does one really compete with Lemonade*? A near […]
After a long period of teasing its eventual release, Drake‘s new album Views has finally arrived, via iTunes/Apple Music. The album features appearances by Future, Rihanna and Pimp C, and features last year’s non-album track “Hotline Bling” as a bonus track. You can buy the album here Views follows 2015′s If You’re Reading This It’s […]
There’s only a couple weeks left in 2015, and we’re ready to call it. As years go, this was a pretty dark one for the planet, and it’s reflected in the music that we listened to. The best hip-hop records of the year reflected the racial divide that still exists no matter how much progress […]
The beats and rhymes of 2015.
The Weeknd, The Strokes, Tame Impala also performing.