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Toronto’s Dreams Festival captivates attendees with a striking trifecta of music, art, and atmosphere

Dream on, Dreamers. With years of refinement and change shaping its creative direction, what was once known as Digital Dreams led the commencement of Ontario’s annual music festival season. Digital Dreams became a staple weekend over the span of years, fluctuating between the months of June and July. Besides being one of the lasting music […]

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Billy Kenny makes a storied return to Canada’s annual “Electric Island” series

It’s undoubtedly hard enough for producers and DJs to achieve a balance between performing and producing music, let alone take on the daunting task of co-owning their own label. Though it may be a seemingly rare occurrence in this day, Billy Kenny has shown admirable skill and talent in conquering this triad of musical prestige. UK-born and raised, Billy Kenny has hurtled his […]

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Drake shares ‘Scorpion’ trailer ahead of album’s release [Watch]

Drake touts the impending release of his next album, Scorpion, in a brief trailer newly shared to his Instagram. A brief teaser video that effectively drums up anticipation for Scorpion‘s official arrival on June 29, the clip follows the appearance of billboards recently erected in the Toronto area that advertise the album’s debut. A post shared by champagnepapi […]

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Omar LinX and Hunter Siegel connect once again on ‘Celebrate’

For years, Toronto rapper, Omar LinX has been aligning himself with prominent faces in the EDM domain – most extensively with fellow Canadians and ubiquitous producer duo  Zeds Dead, most notably on their lauded 2012 Victor EP. LinX’s coarse, vigorous delivery of his feverishly conscious raps is the ideal accompaniment for a dubstep track. Most recently, LinX […]

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Uber Plans to Put Self-Driving Cars Back on the Road ‘Within the Next Few Months’ After Fatal Crash

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says that the company plans to put self-driving cars back on the road “within the next few months.” The transportation company suspended tests in March after one of its vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona. The incident is believed to be the first human death from an autonomous…Read more… […]

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U4RIA Festival announces full-fledged, two day lineup for Toronto trance fans

Though it may seem like house and bass music are the most recent craze to draw people into the dance music community, trance remains one of the long-standing genres with steady growth around the world. A key facet to the rave scene for over 30 years, fans are captivated by the traits that characterize the genre; […]

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Electric Island unveils official 2018 season lineup and dates

With summer quickly approaching and the impending urge to go from coat-checking at indoor venues to dancing at outdoor stages, festival lineups have been dropping left and right with names to suit a liking for everyone. With great anticipation for their 2018 reveal, Electric Island just released a lineup worth waiting for. As past years have […]

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CODA to host 4 year anniversary party with Format:B and Honey Dijon

With a profusion of techno and house acts already booked for the first few months of 2018, Toronto’s very own CODA nightclub is locked in for what is sure to be an exceptionally busy year ahead of them. Bringing in acts from all ends of the spectrum like Billy Kenny, Noisia and Mura Masa only hits the tip of […]

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The Best Toronto Tips From Our Readers

When 30 Rock called Toronto “New York without all the stuff,” it was … funny, honestly. But Toronto has stuff! You just have to scrape the ice off it. We asked Lifehacker readers for their best Toronto tips, and they gave dozens of great answers. Here are the highlights.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Deadmau5 cancels Toronto show, reschedules as TESTPILOT

From his two-part tour, marrying his fiancé, and revealing the latest multi-million dollar version of his legendary stage cube structure, Joel Zimmerman has had a busy year. Better recognized by his stage name, deadmau5, the Canadian producer has just embarked on the second leg of his Lots of Shows in a Row (Part 2) tour, playing his […]

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Watch the Trailer for Eminem-Produced Film, ‘Bodied’

Now if you are a true Eminem Stan, then you are fully aware of the Detroit recording artist’s passion for battle rap. After starring as a rising battle rapper himself in the early 2000s film, ‘8 Mile’, Eminem brings battle rap back to the silver screen with his newly produced film titled, ‘Bodied’. The film […]

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VELD Music Festival: 5 Must-See Acts

1VELD Music Festival: 5 Must-See Acts VELD Music Festival makes its return to Toronto this year, switching up their tactic by bringing in a diverse lineup that caters not only to mainstream dance music fans but also those who can get down to rap and hip-hop. Set to take place at Downsview Park on August 5-6, Veld’s lineup covers all […]

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Mau5trap celebrates 10 year anniversary with jam-packed club event

With years of producing and performing across the world, Joel Zimmerman not only created an internationally-recognized persona for himself, but quickly grew as a mentor and idol to aspiring producers around the world. Reminiscing upon the days after of “Ghosts N’ Stuff”, the Canadian producer divulged a plethora of twists and turns in his career, as well […]

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Watch Mayweather/McGregor World Tour Toronto Press Conference Featuring Drake

Things continue to heat up between the two best fighters on the planet as they are set to collide this August in Las Vegas. Former Boxing multi-division undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather and current two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor reunite after their Los Angeles face-to-face debut in Toronto for the 2nd day of their historic world […]

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Watch Mayweather/McGregor World Tour Toronto Press Conference Featuring Drake

Things continue to heat up between the two best fighters on the planet as they are set to collide this August in Las Vegas. Former Boxing multi-division undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather and current two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor reunite after their Los Angeles face-to-face debut in Toronto for the 2nd day of their historic world […]

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Canada Gives The Weeknd His Own Video Game As A Gift

The Weeknd‘s highly-successful “Starboy: Legend of the Fall Tour” came to an end in his home of Toronto, Canada. In appreciation of the Canadian superstar, the venue gifts the singer with his very own video game inspired by his latest album. “Starboy: Legend of the Fall,” the game is played on a Super Nintendo system. […]

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Drake & Tory Lanez Squash Beef, Pose For the Gram

Looks like it’s all love in the 6. Minutes ago (May 18), Drake surprised fans with two new Instagram post alongside rival Tory Lanez showing a truce as been made between the two Toronto hitmakers. While it’s been no secret for several years now of an unspoken rift between Tory and Drake. On both’s respective […]

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