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Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau Reviews Dub Master Lee 'Scratch' Perry

The Dean of American rock critics takes on a new album from the reggae lifer, as well as releases by Tanya Tagaq and Sneaks.
Robert Christgau
New music

Tanya Tagaq and Damian Abraham Unite For Thrashing “Run To The Hills” Cover

The Canadian throat-singer and punk icon cover the infamous Iron Maiden single, creating a still applicable portrait of issues facing Indigenous communities today.
Sarah MacDonald

Lido Pimienta's Necessary Win Forces the Polaris Prize into a New Age

Fellow revolutionary Tanya Tagaq also gave a transcendent performance and tribute was paid to the late, great Leonard Cohen.
Phil Witmer

Weaves and Tanya Tagaq "Scream" For You To Love Yourself

The band debuted the track from their forthcoming record at the Polaris Prize gala last night and have a brand new video to go along with it.
Sarah MacDonald
seal meat

Eating Seal Meat Is a Vital Part of Life in My Community

Many people opposed to seal hunting don't understand that kids in indigenous communities are hungry, and it's painful to see that. It's ridiculous that other cultures are welcome to survive off of our natural resources, but we're not.
Tanya Tagaq
thump news

Tanya Tagaq's "Sulfur" Video Is a Grim Wake-Up Call to Planet Earth

The Canadian throat singer's chilling latest visual addresses the impact of oil pipelines on the environment.
Max Mohenu

THUMP Mix: Austra

Ahead of the Toronto outfit's upcoming LP, Katie Stelmanis shares an hour of Mexican rancheras, European club beats, and Canadian indigenous music.
Max Mertens

Here Are All the Canadian Women Worthy of Being on the New Banknotes

Sorry Tonya Harding.
Lisa Power
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

This week, words on Pussy Riot, Tanya Tagaq, and more.
Robert Christgau
thump exclusive video

“It Sounds Like Demons Are Coming Out of Her:" A Conversation with Tanya Tagaq

Watch award-winning Canadian author Joseph Boyden talk to the Inuk throat singer about her latest album 'Retribution.'
Max Mertens
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Reinvention, Response, and "Redemption Song": Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

The Dean tackles recent releases from Regina Spektor, Macy Gray, and Jamila Woods.
Robert Christgau
thump exclusive video

Inuk Throat Singer Tanya Tagaq Demands "Retribution" in Aggressively Kinetic New Video

"It's about how one cannot remove the essence of life and instinct out of our bodies, no matter how debilitated this society becomes."
Max Mertens