The Tragically Hip: A Canadian Shield

The Tragically Hip, Fully and Completely Tour Canada Day (July 1) Molson Ampitheatre, Toronto. (Tour, along with a few new dates, continues through September...

Nothing’s Transcendent Bleakness

At Lee's Palace, NOTHING's music erupts; it doesn't wait to be asked, and yet it’s the antidote to what ails us and what still feels hopeless...

Questions for Musicians: The Virgance

  The Virgance is Nathan Smith, a Suffolk, UK solo artist specializing in Instrumental Shoegaze, Dream Pop, Noise Rock & Post Rock, on the roster...

The Farm: All Together Now at Shiiine On Weekender

Story by Jacqueline Howell, Photos by Dave MacIntyre In short order (probably as it was happening) The Farm’s gig this past Sunday at Shiiine On...

I AM LONO: New Music & An Interview With Matthew Stephen Cooper

What do you do when you share an obsession for The Doors, John Carpenter, and Hunter S. Thompson?  You form a band of course! I...

The Sky Looked As Perfect As Cats: The Cure at Bestival

The Cure are an iconic, ForAlwaysAndEver misunderstood and underrated British band whose devoted fan family stretches far out of that little island’s silly little borders and...

Our Favourite Fallen Idols: We Talk to Adorable’s Pete Fij and Robert Dillam

Article and Interview by Estella Rosa Adorable emerged just when Shoegaze fizzled out and Glam/ Britpop started to surface so they couldn’t really be categorized...

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  After two years of online production at steponmagazine.com, we're going into print! Our first-ever print & digital edition January Yearbook, expected to be ready for...

Beliefs Live at The Garrison

The 16th installation of Wavelength festival featured must-see Toronto band Beliefs on Saturday night at The Garrison.  Josh Korody and Jesse Crowe formed the Dream Pop duo after...

The Twilight Sad at Bestival Toronto

Glasgow's (make that  Kilsyth's) The Twilight Sad have been having a banner year. First, in May 2015, Robert Smith covered the band's "There's a...

Bestival Day 1 Photo Gallery & Review

Bestival Toronto Day 1: Friday June 12th Bestival's first-ever weekend outside of their annual home on the Isle of Wight, U.K. landed in Toronto this...

Best Music I Heard in 2016

We asked our friend in music for his opinion on the best music he heard/saw live/ bought in the past year. Here is his reflections on the music...