Artist The Hidden Cameras Venue McMichael Canadian Art Collection City Kleinburg, Ont. Date Thursday, October 20, 2016 It will not be a cold day in hell when an indie-rock band plays the McMichael gallery, but a rainy night in Kleinburg. It was Thursday night, to be exact, when the Hidden Cameras, the fluidly staffed collective… Read More

A beautiful new app for the iPad, called Rotor, lets you make music on your screen, and record it and alter it, by moving shapes around with your fingers. There are several such virtual controllers on the market; this one’s shapes are particularly ingenious. Rotor lets you lay down loops and samples; each one of… Read More

If there’s a voice more suited to a concert called the Dream Serenade than the one belonging to Amy Millan, we haven’t heard it. The Stars singer lends her pipes to a benefit that supports children with developmental disabilities and celebrates their caregivers. The Globe and Mail asked Millan to let us in on her… Read More

Title Secret Path Artist Gord Downie Label Arts & Crafts Genre Rock Rating 3.5/4 Year 2016 Deep into his elegiac and conceptual album Secret Path (out Tuesday), Gord Downie talk-sings hard against an insistent bass-and-drum beat and and a steel-blue synthesized mood. “I know a way that I can help you,” says a raven to… Read More