By: Staff – Tame Impala (Kevin Parker) will release his fourth studio album, The Slow Rush on February 14th via Interscope, and today he announced a full North American tour in support of the album. The tour kicks off with the previously announced date of March 9th at San Diego’s Pechanga Arena and concludes August 7th … Continue reading
By: Staff – Countdown NYE will host Toronto’s largest New Year’s Eve celebration for the 10th year in a row at the Liberty Grand (25 British Columbia Rd, Toronto) on December 31 from 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. to share their final moments of 2019 and welcome in the new year. Tickets for this 19+ … Continue reading
By: Staff – In October, Dan Snaith shared his first track as Caribou in five years – the warm and addictive “Home” – and announced a 13-date North American tour, with shows in Brooklyn and Toronto already sold out and more dates added. Today, Snaith follows up that single with the announcement of a new … Continue reading
By: Staff – Poliça have shared their rousing, defiant new single “Forget Me Now,” the second from the band’s forthcoming album, When We Stay Alive, due out January 31st, 2020, via Memphis Industries. Stream it below. “Forget Me Now” is letting off some steam. It’s about recognizing a pattern of choosing people who can’t love you … Continue reading
By: Staff – In a new feature to Aesthetic Magazine, we are proud to announce that we are the new presenting partner for Toronto-based film podcast Contra Zoom. Your host, Dakota Arsenault, goes in depth about everything film; from lists, to reviews, and more! In a brand new episode, Dakota Arsenault and Stephanie Prior talk about the … Continue reading
Photos by: David Scala – Heavy Metal band Steel Panther, who released their newest album, Heavy Metal Rules, on September 27th, 2019 via Steel Panther Inc., which featured the single “Always Gonna Be a Ho”, performed at Rebel in Toronto last night (Dec. 2nd) with hard rock band Stitched Up Heart, who released their newest single … Continue reading
Photos by: Lauren Garbutt – Punk band The Menzingers, who released their newest album, Hello Exile, on October 4th, 2019 via Epitaph, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night (Dec. 1st).
Photos by: Jordan Miller – Post-Hardcore band La Dispute, who released their fourth album, Panorama, on March 22nd, 2019 via Epitaph, which featured the singles “Rose Quartz / Fulton Street I”, and “Footsteps at the Pond”, performed at the Orpheum in Tampa, Florida last night (Dec. 1st) with Los Angeles-based post-hardcore band Touche Amore, who released their newest … Continue reading
By: Staff – Seven-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette announced that she will be embarking on a 31-date North American tour which kicks off June 2nd, 2020 in Portland, OR. The tour will celebrate 25 years of Jagged Little Pill. It will hit cities like Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, and Chicago before wrapping in … Continue reading
By: Staff – In celebration of Lynne Hanson’s new single “True Blue Moon”, the emerging singer-songwriter curated an exclusive new “Songs I Wish I Wrote” Spotify playlist. From the jazz and bluegrass of her formative years to the iconic songwriters of her adulthood, music has been Lynne Hanson’s way of walking through the world and working … Continue reading
By: Staff – Tis the season! The holidays are almost here, but don’t worry – we’re here to help you to pick the best gifts for everyone on your list. From the best new books, comfy clothes, and the best new (and old) tech, we have your back to impress everyone on your list. Get Started!
Photos by: Kirsten Sonntag – Dance-Pop artist Cher, who released her newest album, Dancing Queen, on September 28th, 2018 via Warner Bros., which serves as her first album in five years, following her 2013 album, Closer to the Truth, and which contains cover versions of ABBA songs, performed at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto last night (Nov. 29th) with … Continue reading
Photos by: Dale Benvenuto – Hamilton-based punk rock band The Dirty Nil, who released their second album, Master Volume, on September 14th, 2018 via Dine Alone, which followed up their 2017 album, Minimum R&B, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night (Nov. 28th) with Canadian punk rock band Single Mothers, who released their … Continue reading
By: Staff – Toronto folk-rock band, The Strangemakers, are back with their latest album, Off the Floor, which you can stream exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. Off the Floor features five live off the floor performances and the already released two lead singles, “Wait on Me” and “Are You Ready?”, produced by JUNO-award winning artists … Continue reading
By: Staff – Montreal-based alt-indie folk band The Franklin Electric are back with a new video for their brand new single “Trouble”, which you can watch exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. “Trouble is about my relationship with my inner struggles,” said frontman Jon Matte. “Learning from them and finding a way to understand why and … Continue reading
By: Staff – Billy Talent have released their first new song in three years. The track, “Forgiveness I + II”, whivh was produced by Juno Award nominee (Producer of the Year) and Billy Talent guitarist Ian D’Sa in the group’s Toronto studio, marks the first new original Billy Talent recording since Afraid of Heights. Watch the … Continue reading
By: Staff – Emerging singer-songwriter Alex Maher is back with his new single “Dream Final” which you can stream exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. “Dream Final” is the first single and title track from Alex Maher’s new Dream Final EP which is set for release on Feb 21st, 2020. Dream Final is Maher’s third solo EP and on it he … Continue reading
Based on the Emmy award-winning television series Downton Abbey, the film starts one year after the finale and finds The Crawleys and their downstairs staff preparing the estate for a visit from the Royal Family. Downton Abbey comes out on digital November 26th and on Blu-ray/DVD December 17th with exclusive bonus features including deleted scenes and an … Continue reading
By: Staff – Vanessa Carlton has announced the release of her upcoming sixth studio album Love Is An Art in Spring 2020. She also dropped a new original song titled “Future Pain”, which you can stream below. Both the track and the upcoming album were produced by Dave Fridmann (MGMT, Flaming Lips). Carlton is not someone who … Continue reading
By: Staff – Drive-By Truckers have announced the release of their much-anticipated new album, The Unraveling, which is set to drop on Jan. 31st via ATO. Stream the first single “Armageddon’s Back In Town” below. Drive-By Truckers’ 12th studio album and first new LP in more than three years – the longest gap between new DBT albums – … Continue reading
Photos by: Joanna Glezakos – Country Pop band Lady Antebellum, who released their newest album, Ocean, on November 15th, 2019 via BMLG, performed at a iHeartRadio Secret Session in Toronto on November 21st.
By: Staff – After a 5 year hiatus that has seen him delve into a range of diverse musical projects, Squarepusher will return with a long awaited album Be Up A Hello, out on the 31st of January. Fans can enjoy a taster as the double-A side 12” Vortrack will be released on the 6th … Continue reading
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Heavy Metal band Hellyeah, who released their sixth album, Welcome Home, on September 27th, 2019 via Eleven Seven, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night (Nov. 19th).