Photos by: Gwendolyn Lee – The 2016 Laneway Festival took place at the Sydney College of the Arts in Sydney, Australia on February 7th and featured performances by Edmonton, ON-based synthpop band Purity Ring, who released their second album, Another Eternity, on February 27th, 2015 via 4AD, which follows up their 2012 Polaris Music Prize-shortlisted album, Shrine, Australian DJ/Producer Flume, dream pop … Continue reading
Date: February 12 | Doors: 9pm Venue: Roy Thomson Hall Hosted By: Kevin Hart We’re giving away 2 pairs of VIP tickets to the NBA All-Star Weekend Celebrity All-Star Game After-Party in Toronto! You can enter only once via one of the following entry methods: Follow Aesthetic Magazine on Twitter and tweet the following message: (19+) Win 2 VIP tickets to … Continue reading
Date: February 13 | Doors: 9pm Venue: Carlu Featuring: Kevin Hart, and 2016 NBA All Star, and Los Angeles Clippers player Chris Paul We’re giving away 2 pairs of VIP tickets to the NBA All-Star Weekend Player’s Ball in Toronto! You can enter only once via one of the following entry methods: Follow Aesthetic Magazine on Twitter and tweet the following message: (19+) … Continue reading
Date: February 16 | Doors: 7pm | Show: 8pm Venue: The Phoenix Concert Theatre Opener: Elephant Revival You can enter only once via one of the following entry methods: Follow Aesthetic Magazine on Twitter and tweet the following message: Contest: Win 2 tickets to @joshritter in #Toronto! | Follow @Aesthetic_Mag + RT | https://t.co/lGOLHB53o2 pic.twitter.com/tMnePHGTbH — Aesthetic Magazine (@Aesthetic_Mag) February 8, … Continue reading
Photos by: Janine Van Oostrom – Los Angeles-based alt rock band Grizfolk, who released their debut album, Waking Up The Giants, on January 8th, 2016, which followed up their December 2014 EP, From The Road, performed at The Garrison in Toronto last night with Austin, Texas-based indie rock/indie pop/folk singer-songwriter Max Frost, who released his debut EP, Low High Low, in October … Continue reading
Date: February 22 at 7pm Venue: The Danforth Music Hall Opener: Cherry Glazerr You can enter only once via one of the following entry methods: Follow Aesthetic Magazine on Twitter and tweet the following message: Contest: Win 2 Tickets to @BestCoast & @wavves in #Toronto! | Follow @Aesthetic_Mag + RT | https://t.co/awYZGllZhv pic.twitter.com/UiL8zNsEE0 — Aesthetic Magazine (@Aesthetic_Mag) February 8, 2016 Share … Continue reading
By: Staff – Rogue Wave have announced their first new album in over three years entitled Delusions of Grand Fur, which will be released via Easy Sound on April 29th. The Bay Area band’s sixth studio album, Delusions of Grand Fur – a title chosen as a riff on the tendency of fresh-faced musicians to misperceive the reality of band life … Continue reading
Photos by: Justin Roth – Juno Award-nominated Toronto-based reggae rock band IllScarlett, who released their self-titled fifth album on September 2nd, 2014 via Universal Music Canada, which featured the single “Down for Whatever”, and which followed up their 2009 album, 1UP!, performed at The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto last night with Toronto-based singer-songwriter Jarek Hardy, who is best known … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – New Zealand-based alt-country singer-songwriter Marlon Williams, who released his self-titled debut solo album on April 24th, 2015, which followed up both his 2014 live album, Live At La Niche, and his 2014 collaborative album with Delaney Davidson entitled Sad But True: The Secret History of Country Music Songwriting Volume III, performed at The Dakota Tavern … Continue reading
Photos by: Carmin Edwards – JUNO Award-nominated, British Columbia-based indie rock band Yukon Blonde, who released their third album, On Blonde, on June 16th, 2015, which featured the single “Saturday Night”, and which followed up their 2012 album, Tiger Talk, performed at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver last night with Minneapolis-based indie pop band On An On, who released … Continue reading
Photos by: Meghan Lee – Montreal-based electro-funk/disco duo Chromeo, who released their fourth album, White Women, on May 12th, 2014 via Last Gang Records, which spawned the singles “Over Your Shoulder”, “Come Alive”, and “Jealous (I Ain’t With It)”, performed a DJ set at Livewire in Scottsdale, Arizona last night.
Photos by: Anthony D’Elia – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan-based blues rock band The Sheepdogs, who released their fifth album, Future Nostalgia, on October 2nd, 2015, which featured the single “Downtown”, performed at The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Anthony D’Elia – Toronto-based hip-hop artist Jazz Cartier, who released his debut album, Marauding in Paradise, on April 15th, 2015, which received a long-list nomination for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Timothy Nguyen – Canadian punk rock band Propagandhi, who released their newest album, Failed States, on September 4th, 2012 via Epitaph, which followed up their 2009 album, Supporting Caste, which served as the first Propagandhi album with second guitarist David “The Beaver” Guillas and the first not released on former longtime label Fat Wreck Chords, performed … Continue reading
By: Staff – Andrew Bird will release his new album, Are You Serious, on April 1st via Loma Vista Recordings. Produced by Tony Berg (Beck, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, At the Drive-In), the album propels Bird into a new category of American songwriters. It’s his most direct lyrically to date with key contributions from Fiona Apple and Blake Mills. Listen … Continue reading
By: Staff – Ex-Barenaked Ladies singer Steven Page has announced his new solo album, Heal Thyself Pt. 1: Instinct, out March 11th. A blend of modern pop melodies and infectious arrangements and deep lyrics, Heal Thyself Pt. 1: Instinct features 12 new tracks including the lead single, “Surprise Surprise“. Watch the lyric video below. Fans … Continue reading
By: Lucy Sky – Filter frontman Richard Patrick took charge on Filter’s upcoming album, Crazy Eyes, which is set to be released April 8th via Wind-Up Records. Patrick produced the album with co-production help from friends, and while he’s been through the turbulent nature of the music industry, he told us in our new interview how … Continue reading
Photos by: Saidy Lopez – Acclaimed alt-rock band Wilco, who released their ninth album, Star Wars, on July 16th, 2015 in the form of a free download at wilcoworld.net, which followed up their Grammy-nominated 2011 album, The Whole Love, performed at the Capital Theatre in Port Chester, New York on February 3rd with Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Steve Gunn, who was … Continue reading
By: Staff – Grammy Award-winning rock band Deftones have announced that they will release their eagerly awaited eighth studio album, Gore, on April 8th via Warner Bros. Records. Gore is available for pre-order beginning today at www.deftones.com. Those who pre-order will receive an instant download of the first single, “Prayers/Triangles.” The album was produced by Matt Hyde and Deftones. Says Deftones singer Chino … Continue reading
Photos by: Julian Bibb – Hip-hop artist Daye Jack, who released his newest EP, Soul Glitch, on June 29th, 2015, performed at The Shelter in Detroit, Michigan last night.
Photos by: Meghan Lee – California-based indie rock quintet The Neighbourhood, who will release their second album, Wiped Out!, October 30th, 2015, which follows up their debut album, I Love You, out April 23rd, 2013 via Columbia, which spawned four singles including, “Sweater Weather”, “Let It Go” and “Afraid”, performed at The Marquee in Tempe, … Continue reading