By: Staff – During those long, silent years since Silverchair’s split in 2011, there was lots of speculation about what former frontman Daniel Johns was doing. The enigmatic singer/songwriter removed himself from radar. Rumours were rife. “Some of the rumours were probably true”, Johns chuckles. Which ones? “Well, anyone who wants to listen to the new songs will … Continue reading
Photos by: Angelo Marchini (@El_Pollo_Lokito) – Danish indie pop singer-songwriter Oh Land, who released her fourth album, Earth Sick, on November 11th, 2014 via Tusk Or Tooth, which follows up her 2013 album, Wish Bone, which features production by David Andrew Sitek of TV on the Radio, and Dan Carey (Bloc Party, The Kills, Franz Ferdinand), performed at Lee’s Palace in Toronto last … Continue reading
Photos by: Justin Roth – Toronto-based electronic rock band Delta Will, who performed at this year’s Wavelength Music Festival, where they covered the songs of Caribou, and who are currently recording their debut album, celebrated the release of their new single “Manic Pulse” with a release show at The Drake Hotel in Toronto last night.
By: Adam Harrison (@AdamRHarrison) – Kaiser Chiefs, the anthem rock band from Leeds, England, just wrapped up the final North American leg of their current tour in support of their fifth studio album, Education, Education, Education & War, which they released just over a year ago. We took the opportunity to speak with bass player, Simon Rix, on the creation of their … Continue reading
Photos by: Roy Cohen – Baltimore-based electronic artist Dan Deacon, who released his self-produced fourth album, Gliss Riffer, on February 24th, 2015 via Domino, which follows up his 2012 album, America, performed at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night with Brooklyn-based psych-dance band Prince Rama, who released their newest album, Top Ten Hits of the … Continue reading
By: Staff – Sweden’s The Tallest Man On Earth (aka Kristian Matsson) has been on his first-ever full-band tour in support of Dark Bird Is Home, released last week via Dead Oceans. And the budding singer-songwriter made his late night television debut on Conan last night to support the album. Watch the performance here, and catch … Continue reading
Photos by: Justin Roth – Alternative Rock/Britpop singer-songwriter Gerard Way, who is best known as the former lead singer of acclaimed pop-punk band My Chemical Romance (who broke up in 2013), and who released his debut solo album, Hesitant Alien, on September 29th, 2014, which featured the singles “No Shows”, and “Millions”, performed at The Danforth … Continue reading
Photos by: Steve Danyleyko – While Austin, Texas’ Austin Psych Fest: Levitation is over, here’s our collection of everything from candid portraits of your favourite artists (including: Sean Lennon of The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, METZ, and ZZZ’s), to mesmerizing festival fashion.
By: Staff – The Juno Award-winning, Polaris Music Prize-nominated electronic group A Tribe Called Red released their new EP, Suplex, yesterday. The four-song EP features the group’s signature unique style of traditional Pow Wow music mixed with club sound, and includes guest performances by Aboriginal hip-hop veteran, Hellnback, and past Tribe collaborators, Northern Voice. The EP also … Continue reading
Photos by: Steve Danyleyko – The third and final day of Austin Psych Fest: Levitation in Austin, Texas featured performances by Grammy Award-winning experimental rock band The Flaming Lips, who released their fourteenth album, With a Little Help from My Fwends, which serves as a track-for-track tribute to The Beatles’ album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, on October 28th, 2014 via Warner … Continue reading
Photos by: Dawn Hamilton – UK folk-rock-blues singer-songwriter George Ezra, who released his debut album, Wanted on Voyage, on June 30th, 2014 via Columbia/Sony, which featured the singles “Did You Hear The Rain?”, “Budapest”, “Blame It On Me”, “Listen to the Man”, and “Cassy O”, performed at The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night with … Continue reading