By: Adam Harrison – Peace, love, and happiness filled Toronto last night as Florence + The Machine made a stop at the Scotiabank Arena as part of their High as Hope Tour. The classy, British, redheaded angel that is Florence Welch is not only one of the most talented vocalists right now, but also a strong and … Continue reading
Photos by: Charito Yap – UK R&B artist Jessie J, who released her fourth album, R.O.S.E., between May 22–25, 2018 via Republic, which featured the singles “Real Deal”, “Think About That”, “Not My Ex”, and “Queen”, performed at Rebel in Toronto last night (Oct. 16th) with German R&B artist Ro James, who released his newest album, Eldorado, on May 27th, 2016 via Bystorm, … Continue reading
By: Adam Harrison – In a new feature to Aesthetic Magazine, we are proud to announce a collaboration with Toronto-based writer/photographer/podcast host Adam Harrison and his new show, The Adamantium Podcast, which features local and celebrity guests engage in casual conversations on art, culture, and entertainment. In episode 26, James Bryan McCollum, also known as Milo, one half … Continue reading
Photos by: Shahnoor Ijaz – EDM duo Sofi Tukker, who released their debut album, Treehouse, on April 13th, 2018, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Oct. 16th).
Photos by: Brendan Albert – UK indie pop band Florence And The Machine, who released their fourth album, High as Hope, on June 29th, 2018 via Virgin EMI/Republic, performed at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto last night (Oct. 16th). Editor’s Note: Check out our review here.
By: Staff – Canadian country artist Kendra Kay, who released her second EP, More To Me, last month, curated an exclusive Spotify playlist for us that chronicles the 10 songs that made her fall in love with country music, which you can stream below. “Strawberry Wine” – Deana Carter One thing that made me fall in … Continue reading
Photos by: Jaime Espinoza – Electropop artist Troye Sivan, who released his second album, Bloom, on August 31st, 2018 via Capitol, which featured the singles “My My My!”, “The Good Side”, “Bloom”, “Dance to This”, and “Animal”, performed at the Sony Centre in Toronto last night (Oct. 15th) with German electropop artist Kim Petras, who released her third EP, Turn Off the Light, … Continue reading
By: Staff – Toronto-based pop artist Ron The Baptist has released his new video for “Adonis”, which you can watch exclusively on Aesthetic Magazine below. Directed by Emma Pugsley, the video is inspired by the 1980s videos of Robert Palmer – specifically “Addicted to Love” and “Simply Irresistible”. The production team was made up exclusively of the … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – Former Blink-182 singer-guitarist Tom Delonge’s academy for UFO research has racked up a debt of over $37 million. The “To The Stars Academy of Arts and Sciences”, which Delonge founded in 2015, aims to “understand phenomena [that] has always been suffocated by mainstream ideology and bureaucratic constraint”, according to the company’s website. The company claims that … Continue reading
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Punk Rock band Thee Oh Sees, who released their twenty first album, Smote Reverser, on August 17th, 2018 via Castle Face, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Oct. 14th).
By: Jessica Nakamoto – After 2016-17 saw their blockbuster single “Knocking At The Door” reach fourteen weeks at #1 on the Canadian Alternative chart and boast North American television coverage from the Superbowl to the World Series, Arkells fans have clamored with excitement over the prospect of new music. And much to their delight, … Continue reading
By: Staff – British Columbia-based singer-songwriter Holly Hyatt released a new video for “River Flows”, the newest single from her debut album “Wild Heart”, which drops in May 2019. Watch the video exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. “The river always grounds me and connects me to my home, and I really wanted to express that in … Continue reading
By: Allison Kugel– On October 3rd, Paula Abdul hit the road on her North American tour; a tour that’s been more than twenty-five years in the making, since her 1992 Under My Spell tour which grossed $60 million in ticket sales (a mint by 1992 standards), yet also yielded some tragedy that almost sidelined the beloved performer forever. … Continue reading
By: Jessica Nakamoto – With television credits ranging from NBC’s Blacklist to FX’s Unforgettable and film appearances spanning the likes of Killing Them Softly and What Masie Knew, actor Trevor Long has garnered an impressive collection of noteworthy experience under his proverbial acting belt. However, it’s Long’s latest work on acclaimed Netflix series, Ozark, and his star role in horror film Seeds, that have truly … Continue reading
Photos by: Emily Chin – Indie Folk singer-songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov, who released his newest album, Evening Machines, on October 5th, 2018, performed at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver last night (Oct. 10th).
By: Staff – Up-And-Coming singer-songwriter Bre McDaniel is back with her new single “The Militant Mothers of Raymur”, which you can stream exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. ‘The Militant Mothers of Raymur’ is the second single from McDaniel’s new album Howl (out October 26th) and it’s a song about social activism with a bit of Vancouver history attached. It’s based … Continue reading
By: Staff – Indie hip-hop heroes Run The Jewels have just released “Let’s Go (The Royal We),” a fiery new track which made its debut in Marvel’s latest blockbuster, Venom, appearing in a special bonus scene during post movie credits. Their second standalone new song since 2017’s highly-acclaimed breakthrough album, RTJ3, “Let’s Go (The Royal We)” is now available … Continue reading
Photos by: Katrina Lat – R&B artist Doja Cat, who released her debut album, Amala, on March 30th, 2018 via Kemosabe, performed at the Velvet Underground in Toronto last night (Oct. 10th).
By: Staff – To celebrate the release of her new single “Guns and Gold”, Vancouver-based singer-songwriter Sophia Danai curated an exclusive playlist for Aesthetic Magazine. Check it out below! The singer-songwriter started off like many other 20-year-old aspiring musicians, with the idea that fame was the ultimate goal. But after ending a tumultuous marriage and fighting … Continue reading