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Vish Khanna

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Guelph, ON, Canada

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Past articles by Vish:

Review: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds turned Scotiabank Arena into the Horseshoe

Concert review: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto: at the soul-stirring final show of their marathon Skeleton Tree tour, the band proved an arena can feel just as intimate as a sweaty bar gig. → Read More

Alice Glass went all out with her audio-visual Doll House show at Red Bull Music Festival

Concert review: Alice Glass's collaboration with director Floria Sigismondi set a mysterious vibe, with dancers, lights and film art – but the visual element felt underwhelming. → Read More

Courtney Barnett misses the Silver Dollar

Courtney Barnett interview: With her witty first-person insight into universal themes, the Australian singer/songwriter is an accidental expert on Toronto’s vanishing venues crisis. → Read More

Kanye West's Ye: a conflicted perspective from a long-time fan

Kanye West - Ye album review: Do the rapper/producer's raw honesty and still-fascinating artistry justify overlooking his more reprehensible traits? → Read More

In memoriam: AC/DC guitarist and co-founder Malcolm Young

From Sloan to SARSstock, a look back at the undeniable influence, virtuosity and ferocity of one of rock's true saviours → Read More

In memoriam: Gord Downie (1964-2017)

The Tragically Hip singer, poet and advocate has passed away at age 53 → Read More

Does Ian Blurton want to bring Change of Heart back to life for good?

The iconic Toronto underground rock band returns to celebrate 25 years of Smile and Toronto's musical past → Read More

Bob Dylan showed signs of softening at his Air Canada Centre concert

Of course, the American folk music icon did so in his own uncompromising way, while also giving Toronto fans his most inclusive and dynamic set in many years → Read More

Bono took off his sunglasses at the Toronto stop on U2's Joshua Tree anniversary tour

U2 at Rogers Centre, Friday, June 23. Rating: NNNN Bono removed his sunglasses. This was significant. Let me explain. U2's current 30th anniversary tour behind their breakthrough album, The Joshua Tree, is something of a submissive offering to their rather broad audience. After a few indifferently received records and elaborately staged tours (plus one of the most infamous PR shit-shows in pop… → Read More

The 2017 Juno Awards succeeded despite Russell Peters

The comedian's pettiness was the worst thing about the telecast. Much better were A Tribe Called Red's show opener and Feist's Leonard Cohen tribute → Read More

On More Life, Drake borrows heavily from hot sounds and creators from around the world

But the Toronto hip-hop superstar also reimagines raw mixtapes as artfully curated playlists → Read More

Wilco was a perfect storm of a band at Massey Hall

At the first of two Toronto shows, the Chicago sextet made it all right to celebrate something made in America for a few hours → Read More

A ticket bot speaks

A government crackdown on online-concert-ticket resales only scratches the surface → Read More

>>> Bring your worst, world. We got a new Tribe Called Quest album so we're good

The cameos by Elton John, Anderson .Paak, Kanye and Kendrick Lamar are nice, but it's the ambitious productions that super-charge this record → Read More

Who's better – U2 or R.E.M.? Canadian supergroup TUNS has opinions

"You can't like R.E.M. and U2. That was the Beatles/Stones of the 80s. Or the Oasis/Blur, if you will," Chris Murphy says. → Read More

Gord Downie's Secret Path at Roy Thomson Hall was, well, perfect

More than a concert, the event was a pointed appeal to Canadians to embrace our sullied history → Read More

Chad VanGaalen on doing stupid human tricks for David Letterman

In entertainment, an awful lot of stuff happens behind closed doors, from canceling TV shows to organizing music festival lineups. While the public sees the end product on TVs, movie screens, paper, or radio dials, they don’t see what it took to get there. In Expert Witness, The A.V. Club talks to i → Read More