Photos by: Stephan Ordonez – Vancouver-based rapper SonReal, who released their newest EP, The Name, in 2016, which followed up his 2015 EP, For The Town, and who has been nominated for two Juno Awards (2003 Rap Recording of the Year for “The Closers”, and 2004 Rap Recording of the Year for “Everywhere We Go”, along with two MMVAs including … Continue reading
Photos by: Kris Cortes – Los Angeles-based electropop band Muna, who released their debut album, About U, on February 3rd, 2017, which followed up their 2016 EP, Loudspeaker, performed at Subterranean in Chicago last night with indie rock band Lo Moon, which consists of Matt Lowell, Crisanta Baker, and Sam Stewart (Dave Stewart from The Eurythmics son), and who released their debut song “Loveless” in … Continue reading
Photos by: Philip Moussavi – Electronic duo Tennyson, who released their newest EP, Like What, on November 23rd, 2015, performed at the Fortune Sound Club in Vancouver last night.
Photos by: Angelo Marchini (@AngelMarchini) – Swedish indie pop/synthpop singer-songwriter Tove Lo, who released her second album, Lady Wood, on October 28th, 2016 via Island, which featured the singles “Cool Girl”, and “True Disaster”, performed at Massey Hall in Toronto last night with Indie pop singer-songwriter Phoebe Ryan, who released her debut EP, Mine, on June 9th, 2015 via Columbia, which featured the singles “Ignition/Do You”, “Mine”, … Continue reading
Photos by: Justin Roth – Day one of the 2017 Wavelength Music Festival took place last night at the Garrison in Toronto, which featured performances by Montreal-based indie rock band Tops, who released their newest album, Picture You Staring, on April 2nd, 2015, which followed up their 2012 album, Tender Opposites, indie rock band Diana, who released … Continue reading
Photos by: Priti Shikotra – UK alt-rock band Deaf Havana, who released their fourth album, All Those Countless Nights, on January 27th, 2017 via So Recordings, which featured the singles “Sing”, and “Trigger”, and which followed up their 2013 album, Old Souls, which featured the singles “Boston Square”, “Mildred (Lost a Friend)”, and “22”, performed at the O2 Ritz Manchester in … Continue reading
Photos by: Isaac Wray – Juno Award-winning punk rock quartet Billy Talent, who released their fifth album, Afraid of Heights, on July 29th, 2016 via Warner Music Canada, which followed up their 2012 album, Dead Silence, performed at the Abbotsford Centre in Abbotsford, BC last night with Juno Award-winning Hamilton-based hard rock band Monster Truck, who released their … Continue reading
Photos by: Priti Shikotra – UK pop-rock band Busted, who released their third album, Night Driver, on November 25th, 2016 via East West, which serves as the band’s first album of new material in thirteen years, following 2003’s A Present for Everyone, and which featured the singles “On What You’re On”, and “Thinking of You”, performed at the O2 Apollo Manchester … Continue reading
Photos by: Sara Mohr – Swedish indie pop/synthpop singer-songwriter Tove Lo, who released her second album, Lady Wood, on October 28th, 2016 via Island, which featured the singles “Cool Girl”, and “True Disaster”, performed at the House of Blues in Chicago last night with Indie pop singer-songwriter Phoebe Ryan, who released her debut EP, Mine, on June 9th, 2015 … Continue reading
Photos by: Mike Nguyen – Seattle-based hip-hop/R&B artist Sango, who is expected to release his second album, In The Comfort Of, in Spring 2017, which will follow up his 2013 debut album, North, and who has produced tracks for artists like Tinashe, and Bryson Tiller, performed at the Velvet Underground in Toronto last night with electronic artist Monte … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Country music singer-songwriter Whitney Rose, who released her newest album, Heartbreaker of the Year, on April 21st, 2015 via Cameron House Records, which was mixed at Niko Bolas (Neil Young, Keith Richards, Rod Stewart), performed at the Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto last night.
By: Staff – DJ/Producer Sara Simms has combined her love of alternative rock and techno in a cover of Nirvana’s ‘Heart Shaped Box’. Working together with producer Graham Miller, the Toronto-based pair have been able to construct a more traditional rock arrangement using live instrumentation whilst remaining true to her electronic roots. Watch it below. The … Continue reading
By: Staff – Morgan Cameron Ross, who has collaborated with artists like Serena Ryder, The Trews, Sloan, Blue Rodeo and Steve Earle & The Dukes, is back with his new single “I Won’t Live Until I Die”, which features Justin Nozuka on vocals, and was written with Bobby Bazini. Stream it below “I’ve been in need of a drastic change, Ross said of … Continue reading
Photos by: Katrina Lat – Heavy metal artist Andy Black, who is best known as the founder and lead vocalist for Black Veil Brides, and who released his debut solo album, The Shadow Side, on May 6th, 2016 via Lava/Republic, which featured guest performances from Quinn Allman, Rian Dawson, Ashton Irwin, Juliet Simms, Matt Skiba, and Gerard and Mikey Way, performed at the Opera House in Toronto last night … Continue reading
By: Staff – Linkin Park have announced their new album, One More Light, which is set for release on May 19th, and their new single “Heavy”, featuring Kiiara, is available to stream below. The GRAMMY Award-winning rock band will host a Facebook Live at 8pm GMT tonight where they will deliver an exclusive performance and Q&A. One More Light can be pre-ordered from linkinpark.com One More Light Track Listing 01. Nobody … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – Toothless is the new project from Ed Nash, bassist for Bombay Bicycle Club, who released his debut album, The Pace of the Passing, on January 27th via Rostrum Records. To all intents and purposes, Toothless and his debut record have been carefully conceived by Nash. Everything up to and including the album’s artwork ties into the central themes that run … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Hip-hop artist Mykki Blanco, who released his debut album, Mykki, on September 16th, 2016, which featured the single “High School Never Ends (feat. Woodkid)”, performed at the Velvet Underground in Toronto last night with New Jersey-based rapper Cakes Da Killa, who released his second EP, #IMF, on February 10th, 2015 via Mishka NYC, and hip-hop artist Music Bear Tony … Continue reading
By: Staff – The 10th annual MUSINK, presented by Travis Barker, is set for March 17, 18, and 19, 2017 at the OC Fair & Events Center in Costa Mesa, CA. The three-day tattoo convention, car show and concert is America’s largest tattoo and music festival, featuring hundreds of world-renowned tattoo artists, Famous Stars and Straps presents the Low and Slow Car Show, … Continue reading
Photos by: Daniel Hager – Florida-based indie rockers Surfer Blood, who released their fourth album, Snowdonia, on February 3rd, 2017 via Joyful Noise, which followed up their 2015 album, 1000 Palms, and their 2013 album, Pythons, which was produced by Gil Norton (Foo Fighters, Pixies, Jimmy Eat World), performed at Barboza in Seattle on February 12th with … Continue reading
Photos by: Isaac Wray – Dutch EDM DJ/Producer Bingo Players, who is best known for his hit songs “Cry (Just a Little)”, which was a Top 40 hit in the Netherlands, Belgium, and United Kingdom, and “Rattle”, performed at Celebrities Nightclub in Vancouver last night.
Photos by: Andrew Hartl – Horror punk artist Wednesday 13, who released his sixth album, Monsters of the Universe: Come Out and Plague, on January 12th, 2015, performed at the Rockpile West in Toronto last night.