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Nigerien Mdou Moctar Transports Toronto With His Desert Rock

A towering figure dressed in a flowing robe and white guitar, Mdou Moctar (birth name: Mahamadou Souleymane) stood awe-inspiring to an enraptured Toronto crowd. Dubbed “the Hendrix of the Sahara”, the 38-year-old Nigerien guitar virtuoso played the Phoenix Concert Theatre…

Le Tigre’s Feminist Pop Reunion Delivered Ferocity and Fun

Le Tigre is the kind of band that inspires fervor. Not everyone knows them, but those who do love them. On tour for the first time in almost 20 years, the feminist electro-punk sounds of core bandmates Kathleen Hanna, JD…

Celebrating Thirty Years of Seal at Toronto’s Massey Hall

The thing about Seal (born Seal Samuel) is this: they simply don’t make versatile singers like him anymore. It had been well over a decade since he last played Toronto, yet the iconic UK artist didn’t miss a beat at…