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Montreal to host month-long Red Bull Music Academy in 2016

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The Red Bull Music Academy will host its next music workshop and festival series in Montreal in autumn of 2016. This will be the Academy’s 18th edition and first full return to Canada since Toronto hosted it in 2007.


Early Access: EarthKry

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Since the launch of their E.P ‘Hard Road,’ EarthKry has been busy satisfying the musical thirst of its growing audience.


Rebel Salute 2016: Opening Night

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An event that used to be an annual pilgrimage for me personally sadly has seen my absence for the last few years.



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The word “Jamaica” is a head-turning word, easy to capture one’s attention. Many dream to explore and experience, firsthand, staples such as music and nature.

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Nine Key Highlights of the Major Lazer 2015 Experience

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Annual concerts at year end are usually accompanied by an unspoken axiom of transience, yet somehow also by the nuance new beginnings.


Shaggy And Friends 2016

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With all the fanfare that a initiative like this one deserves, Shaggy and Friends 2016 came to a close a little after 2 a.m on Sunday the 3rd January. However it was on the previous day the real fireworks started on the lawns of Jamaica House,


Mohu BeBox: Portable Music with a Punch

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  The Mohu BeBox (www.bebox.gomohu.com) is a great sounding portable music system that packs in lots of features and, most importantly, sounds great.


It Is Good To Be King: An Oral History of Moses Davis Part 4

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The fourth and final part of BACKAYARD’s extensive interview with The King of the Dancehall Beenie Man