Photos by: Amanda Witt – Los Angeles-based indie rock/folk-punk band Girlpool, who released their second album, Powerplant, on May 12th, 2017 via ANTI-, which followed up their 2015 album, Before the World Was Big, which featured the single “Chinatown”, performed at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles, California last night with Baltimore-based indie pop band Snail Mail, and more! … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Synthpop duo Sylvan Esso, who released their second album, What Now, on April 28, 2017 via Loma Vista Recordings, which followed up their 2014 self-titled debut album, which featured the singles “Hey Mami”, “Play It Right”, “Coffee”, and “Dress”, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night with indie rock singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus, who has been … Continue reading
By: Staff – North By Northeast (NXNE) has announced that Canadian DJ/Producer, and Prism Prize and Polaris Prize winner Kaytranada will perform at the Port Lands on Saturday June 24th, replacing Tyler The Creator. He will join previously announced acts Passion Pit, Post Malone, Bleachers, Tinie Tempah and more for the all ages weekend long event. “We’re thrilled … Continue reading
By: Staff – The Kills – Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince – will release the Echo Home – Non-Electric EP digitally on June 2nd, with a limited edition 10″ vinyl release available for pre-order today. Both the physical and digital versions of the Echo Home – Non-Electric EP will feature audio from a stripped down session … Continue reading
By: Staff – If you’re anything like us and never quite got over Is This It by the Strokes and have had the new Spoon record on repeat, you’re going to fall head over heels for The Technicolors. Inspired by garage rock and mid 90’s Brit-pop, The Technicolors aesthetic is the perfect soundtrack for summer. Their debut album, … Continue reading
By: Staff – Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist Chance The Rapper’s concert at Budweiser Stage in Toronto on May 24th has been postponed due to high water levels on Lake Ontario. In a statement, concert promoter Live Nation assured fans that the concert has been rescheduled to Tuesday, May 30th at Budweiser Stage at 8pm “Due to the unprecedented … Continue reading
Festival season is closer than you think. Get ready to splurge on a ticket, gather your squad, and spend an entire weekend in the sun dancing, and sweating to amazing music. To truly enjoy the festival experience, we’re giving away one (1) music festival essentials prize pack that you absolutely can’t go without. See below … Continue reading
Photos by: Jaime Espinoza – UK dream pop band The xx, who released their third album, I See You, on January 13th, 2017 via Young Turks, which featured the singles “On Hold”, and “Say Something Loving”, and which served as their first release in more than four years, performed at Echo Beach in Toronto last night with R&B/Electronic/Grime artist Kelela, … Continue reading
By: Staff – Nineteen people have been killed, and around 50 injured after an explosion at Manchester Arena in the UK this evening, where pop artist Ariana Grande was performing. In a Facebook post, Greater Manchester Police released the following statement: “Emergency services are currently responding to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena. There are a … Continue reading
Photos by: Theo Rallis – Brisbane, Australia-based ambient artist Vancouver Sleep Clinic, who released his debut album, Revival, on April 7th, 2017 via Sony, which featured the singles “Lung”, “Killing Me to Love You”, “Someone to Stay”, and “Unworthy”, and which was produced by Al Shux (Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg, Lana Del Rey), performed at the Drake Hotel in Toronto with … Continue reading
Photos by: Shahnoor Ijaz – House music DJ Kaskade, who released his ninth album, Automatic, on September 25th, 2015 via Warner Bros., performed at Rebel in Toronto last night during his ongoing “Spring Fling” tour.
Photos by Callie Craig – The 2017 PIQNIQ Music Festival took place at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Chicago last night, which featured performances by alt-rock band Jimmy Eat World, who released their newest album, Integrity Blues, on October 21st, 2016 via Dine Alone Records, New York City-based indie pop band Bleachers (the side project of GRAMMY Award-winning indie rock … Continue reading
Photos by: Jamie Limbright – Nashville-based alt-rock band Goodbye June, who released their debut album, Magic Valley, in May 2017 via Cotton Valley Music/Interscope, performed at the Magic Stick in Detroit last night.
By: Staff – The 2017 Pemberton Music Festival, which was scheduled to take place from July 13-16 in Pemberton, BC with a lineup that featured Chance the Rapper, Muse, A Tribe Called Quest, Run The Jewels, Tegan & Sara, Migos, Little Uzi Vert, Future Islands, Lil Yachty, The Avalanches, Joey Bada$$, Thundercat, Noname, Hamilton Leithauser, and Denzel Curry, among others, … Continue reading
By: Staff – This June 16-18, EDC Las Vegas will come alive on Las Vegas Motor Speedway in a 360-degree landscape featuring eight stunning stage designs, a parade of playful costumed characters, mobile musical Art Cars, hundreds of legendary artists, and an endless sea of thrilling carnival rides. Brand new spectacles will be unveiled including the … Continue reading
By: Staff – The nominees for the 2017 MMVAs have been announced, with Canadian artists A Tribe Called Red, Grimes, and Shawn Mendes topping the list with an impressive four nominations each. Close behind with three nominations each are Alessia Cara, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Lorde, PUP, The Weeknd, and Zeds Dead. Performers Arkells and Niall Horan each nabbed … Continue reading
By: Staff – Psych-Rock band Siberian Traps are back with an hypnotic new music video for their brand new single “Lemon Balm”, off their upcoming third album, Indicator. Watch the video below. “The concept for the “Lemon Balm” video is about seeing through the interpersonal barriers that isolate us from each other,” says frontman Seth Reeves on … Continue reading
Photos by: Sarah Traversy – UK punk rock band Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, who released their second album, Modern Ruin, on January 20th, 2017 via International Death Cult, performed at Hard Luck Bar in Toronto last night.
By: Staff – North By Northeast (NXNE) today announced provocative, politically charged electro-pop sensation Peaches as part of this year’s NXNE launch party at the Phoenix Concert Theatre on June 19th at 9pm. From acclaimed theater productions to her cinematic debut at the Toronto International Film Festival, her triumphant ‘Live at Massey Hall’ show to the release … Continue reading
By: Staff – UPDATE: According to AP, a medical examiner has determined that Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell committed suicide by hanging. ——————————————————————————————- Chris Cornell, who was best known as the lead singer of Grammy Award-winning hard rock band Soundgarden and Grammy-nominated supergroup Audioslave, has died aged 52. In a statement to AP, his rep, Brian … Continue reading