By: Staff – The National have announced the inaugural festival ‘Homecoming in Association with MusicNOW,’ taking place April 28 & 29 in the band’s hometown of Cincinnati. Curated by The National, the event will feature over 20 artists across two stages at Smale Park, in addition to venues throughout the city. The National will perform … Continue reading
Photos by: Justin Roth – Toronto-based indie folk-rock band The Wooden Sky released their new album, Swimming in Strange Waters, on April 7th via Nevada Records, performed at 918 Bathurst in Toronto last night (Dec. 13th) for their eighth annual holiday show.
By: Staff – After ten years, alt-rockers, The Balconies, are saying farewell. Known for their mesmerizing stage presence, incredible musicianship, and powerhouse vocals from frontwoman, Jacquie Neville, the group has toured tirelessly for the better part of a decade, releasing three full-length albums along the way. Now, they’re taking a step back from “The Balconies” … Continue reading
Photos by: Julian Avram – Toronto-based indie rock band Alvvays, who released their second album, Antisocialites, on September 8th, 2017 via Polyvinyl, which featured the singles “In Undertow”, “Dreams Tonite”, and “Plimsoll Punks”, and which followed up their self-titled 2014 debut album, which was shortlisted for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize, performed at the Mod Club in Toronto last night with indie … Continue reading
By: Staff – For the first time in history, a party will take place in zero gravity, headlined by some of the biggest DJs in the world. Dubbed ‘The World’s Smallest Nightclub’, World Club Dome Zero Gravity will launch on February 7th, 2018 in cooperation with Frankfurt Airport. The only way to win a ticket on board the … Continue reading
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Juno Award-winning post-hardcore band Alexisonfire, who released their newest EP, Death Letter, on December 4th, 2012 via Dine Alone, which contained songs from their discography reworked for acoustic guitar, and which served as the band’s last release before their break up, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Dec. 11th) … Continue reading
By: Staff – Moby will release his brand new album, Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt, on March 2nd, 2018 via Arts & Crafts. In addition, you can watch the new music video for the album’s first single “Like A Motherless Child” below. Featuring LA-based soulstress Raquel Rodriguez, “Like a Motherless Child” is a re-work of the … Continue reading
Photos by: David Scala – Toronto-based alternative rock band Barenaked Ladies, who released their newest album, Fake Nudes, on November 17th, 2017 via Vanguard, which was produced by Gavin Brown (The Tragically Hip, Metric, Billy Talent), and featured the single “Lookin’ Up”, performed at Massey Hall in Toronto last night (Dec. 9th) with acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter Ron … Continue reading
Photos by: Theo Wargo– Acclaimed singer-songwriter Beck, who released his 13th album, Colors, on October 13th via Capitol, performed at Spring Studios in New York City last night (Dec. 9th) as part of the Music Happens Here concert series.
Photos by: iHeartRadio Canada – The 2017 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball returned to the Air Canada Centre in Toronto last night for an exciting night of performances by Backstreet Boys, Fifth Harmony, Kelly Clarkson, Post Malone, Fergie, Cardi B, Noah Cyrus, Jessie Reyez, Ria Mae, and Virginia To Vegas!
By: Adam Harrison – It’s been more than six years since we’ve last heard from the gothic hard rock band, Evanescence, but they can’t be accused of not mixing things up as their fourth album, Synthesis, and their current tour features an entire symphony orchestra. The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts was the rightful choice of … Continue reading
Photos by: Jaime Espinoza – Gothic Rock band Evanescence, who released their fourth album, Synthesis, on November 10th, 2017 via BMG, performed at the Sony Centre in Toronto last night (Dec. 8th).
Photos by: Daniel Hager – Toronto-based punk rock band Metz, who released their new album, Strange Peace, on September 22nd, 2017 via Sub Pop, which followed up their 2015 sophomore album, METZ II, which was a long-listed nominee for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize, performed at Neumos in Seattle last night (Dec. 7th) with Los Angeles-based alternative band Moaning, who will … Continue reading
Photos by: Ryan Deasley – Vancouver-based synthpop band Dear Rouge, who released their newest single “Boys & Blondes” on October 27th, 2017, which followed up their 2015 debut album, Back To Gold, which featured the singles “I Heard I Had”, “Best Look Lately”, “Black To Gold”, and “Tongues”, performed at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver last night (Dec. 7th) with Vancouver-based indie … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Harris – Toronto-based punk-rock quartet The Flatliners, who released their newest album, Inviting Light, on April 7, 2017 via Rise Records, performed at the Opera House in Toronto last night (Dec. 7th).
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Folk/Indie Rock singer-singwriter Angel Olsen, who released her third album, My Woman, on September 2nd, 2016 via Jagjaguwar, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night (Dec. 6th).
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Metalcore band Hatebreed, who released their seventh album, The Concrete Confessional, on May 13th, 2016 via Nuclear Blast, which featured the single “A.D.”, performed at the Opera House in Toronto last night (Dec. 6th) with death metal band Dying Fetus, who released their eighth album, Wrong One to Fuck With, on June 23rd, … Continue reading
Photos by: Alyssa Balistreri – Alt-Rock band Jimmy Eat World, who released their newest album, Integrity Blues, on October 21st, 2016 via Dine Alone Records, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto on December 5th.
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Scottish post-rock band Mogwai, who released their ninth album, Every Country’s Sun, on September 1st, 2017 via Rock Action, which was produced by Dave Fridmann (The Flaming Lips, Weezer, Spoon, MGMT), and featured the single “Party in the Dark”, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Dec. 5th) with electronic … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – Toronto has become an essential hub for creativity, and has served as a launching pad for dozens of international superstars like Drake, The Weeknd, Broken Social Scene, Metric, and Pup. Now you have the opportunity to check out some of Hogtown’s most iconic musical assets with the ongoing “Music From People City” exhibition, which … Continue reading
Photos by: Joanna Glezakos – Oakland, California-based punk rock band SWMRS, who released their third album, Drive North, on February 16th, 2016 via Uncool/Burger, performed at the Opera House in Toronto last night (Dec. 2nd) with Los Angeles-based ska-punk band The Interrupters, who released their sophomore album, Say It Out Loud, on June 24th, 2016 via Hellcat Records, and indie garage … Continue reading
Photos by: Rick Clifford – Gizzfest 2017 took place last night (Dec. 2nd) at the Melbourne Showgrounds in Melbourne, Australia, which featured performances by King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard, who released their twelfth album, Polygondwanaland, on November 17th, 2017, which serves as the band’s fourth of five albums set to be released in 2017, Los Angeles-based surf … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – UK indie rock singer-songwriter Jake Bugg, who released his fourth album, Hearts That Strain, on September 1st, 2017 via Virgin EMI Records, which was co-produced by Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach, and which featured the single “How Soon the Dawn”, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Dec. 2nd) with Guelph, … Continue reading
We invited our team of contributors to share some of their favourite concert photos of 2017. Many identify with their top picks on a personal level where the gig was the highlight of their year; for some, their list represents a culmination of 2017’s hard work; and others select clear stand-outs amidst the transforming process of … Continue reading
We invited our team of contributors to share some of their favourite concerts of 2017. Many identify with their top picks on a personal level where a concert was the highlight of their year. For some, their list represents a culmination of 2017’s hard work; and others select clear stand-outs amidst the transforming process of discovering … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Soul Rock singer-songwriter Cold Specks, who released her newest album, Fool’s Paradise, on September 22nd, 2017 via Arts & Crafts, which featured the singles “Fool’s Paradise”, and “Wild Card”, which were produced and mixed by long-time collaborator Jim Anderson at Easy Life Studio in Toronto, with Tim Kingsbury of Arcade Fire performing bass, performed at the Mod … Continue reading
Photos by: Joanna Glezakos – Post-hardcore band Thrice, who released their ninth album, To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere, on May 27th, 2016 via Vagrant, which serves as their first album since their four-year hiatus, and their first album of original material since 2011’s Major/Minor, performed at Rebel in Toronto last night (Nov. 29th) with Philadelphia-based alt rock band Circa … Continue reading