Photos by: Koury Angelo – Grammy-nominated band The Jonas Brothers performed at the Hollywood Palladium last night (Jan. 25th) in celebration of the biggest week in music, the GRAMMY Awards.
By: Staff – Ever After Music Festival has officially released the long-awaited lineup for its highly anticipated 2020 edition. The roster packs in a wide array of talent from all over the globe, while still maintaining a heavy Canadian influence. The festival spans across three days and will feature multiple stages over June 12, 13, … Continue reading
Photos by: Stephanie Montani – Vancouver-based pop-rock band Marianas Trench, who released their newest album, Phantoms, on March 1st, 2019, via 604 Records, which featured the singles “I Knew You When”, “Glimmer”, and “Don’t Miss Me?”, performed at Centre in the Square in Kitchener last night (Jan. 24th) with indie pop band Monowhales, who released their newest single “RWLYD … Continue reading
By: Staff – Matthew Good has released a brand new single titled “Selling You My Heart.” The slow-building ballad is the second song released from Good’s forthcoming album, Moving Walls, and follows up on the lead single, “Sicily”. Click here to presave or preorder the album now. “Selling You My Heart” arrives with an intensely … Continue reading
By: Staff – Canadian rockers Billy Talent have released the first official single from their forthcoming album, due out this fall. The song, “Reckless Paradise” showcases the powerful driving riffs and pointed lyrics the band is famous for. Produced by Billy Talent guitarist and Juno Award nominee (Producer of the Year) Ian D’Sa, you can … Continue reading
By: Staff – Acclaimed singer-songwriter Joel Plaskett will release his new album, 44, on April 17th, 2020. A conceptual follow-up to his JUNO-award winning triple record, Three, 44 is a visionary project comprised of four, 11-song records, packaged together and connected thematically. Four years in the making, the songs were recorded in Dartmouth, Memphis, Nashville … Continue reading
By: Staff – Coming off a “Hot Girl” vacation, Megan Thee Stallion is back in the studio and her latest track “B.I.T.C.H” drops today. Stream it below. The song samples Tupac Shakur’s “Ratha Be Ya Ni**a” and was teased last week on Megan’s Instagram featuring her spitting bars and her hotties twerking in the back. “B.I.T.C.H” will be a featured track … Continue reading
By: Staff – Nashville-based songstress Maria Shockey is back with a new video for her track “Know It All”, which you can watch exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. Story-driven and vulnerable, Shockey’s vocals shine through this confessional of a single. Shaped by the words that she didn’t get to say at the end of a … Continue reading
Photos by: David McDonald – Country Rock singer-songwriter Jim Cuddy, who released his newest album, Countrywide Soul, on May 31st, 2019 via 5 Corners Productions, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Jan. 23rd).
By: Staff – Cage The Elephant has shared a new version of their song “Broken Boy,” featuring Iggy Pop. The track finds the godfather of punk singing a verse and contributing backing vocals to the opening song off the band’s celebrated fifth studio album, Social Cues (RCA). Listen to “Broken Boy” featuring Iggy Pop below. … Continue reading
Photos by: Alx Bear – Swedish singer-songwriter Winona Oak, who is expected to release her debut EP, Closure, sometime in 2020, and who has released the singles “Don’t Save Me”, and “He Don’t Love Me”, performed at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn, New York last night (Jan. 22nd) with indie singer-songwriter Raffaella, who released her newest … Continue reading
By: Staff – Hayley Williams has released a brand new video for “Simmer,” the first single from the GRAMMY award-winning Paramore singer’s hugely anticipated debut solo album. Watch the Warren Fu-directed (Paramore, The 1975, The Strokes) video below. Produced by Taylor York, lead collaborator in the GRAMMY award-winning band Paramore, “Simmer” heralds Williams’ upcoming debut … Continue reading
By: Staff – Pearl Jam has released their first single from their forthcoming album, Gigaton. The new track, titled “Dance of the Clairvoyants” can be stream below. “I can’t tell you how proud I am about this group of songs, ” explains Jeff Ament. “As you know, we took our time and that benefited us taking … Continue reading
By: Staff – Nickelback is set to hit the road this summer, bringing some of their biggest hits to venues across North America on the band’s 2020 headlining tour. Nickelback will celebrate the 15th anniversary of their Diamond-Certified, #1 album All The Right Reasons by performing the album in its entirety. The album produced an … Continue reading
By: Staff – All Time Low has returned with their first new music in over a year. Today the band shared, “Some Kind of Disaster,” a standalone single which debuted alongside a Lewis Cater directed music video, which can be streamed below. All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth said, “Your favorite Disaster, All Time Low, have … Continue reading
By: Staff – Bright Eyes are back. After a nine year hiatus, Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis and Nathaniel Walcott, have re-grouped to record and tour in 2020. The beloved band, whose previous nine albums are some of the most lauded and influential records of a generation, last released a new LP, The People’s Key, in … Continue reading
By: Staff – Nap Eyes will release their new album, Snapshot of a Beginner, on March 27th via Royal Mountain Records/Jagjaguwar. It is available for preorder here. Lead single “Mark Zuckerberg” is a hi-fi jangle-pop earworm that, at its outset, sounds like it could be the theme song from Party of Five. Less a takedown … Continue reading
By: Staff – This year will see the North American debut of the most extreme spectacle in live music, when RAMMSTEIN brings its full-scale stadium production to this continent for the first time ever. Rock n roll’s most ambitious pyro-theatrical experience will be on display for a series of 10 open-air dates beginning August 20 … 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! There are nine Best Picture nominees and over the next two episodes … Continue reading
By: Staff – The internet as a whole has never been a reliable resource for detailed or even accurate information re: Radiohead. Many sites that attempted to provide some measure of service have long since gone dark as well. The overall effect has been “Radiohead” search results that yield random and/or abbreviated shards: songs and album titles unaccompanied by … Continue reading
By: Staff – Pearl Jam has released the tracklisting for their much-anticipated eleventh studio album, Gigaton which is set to be released via Monkeywrench Records/Republic Records on March 27, 2020. Produced by Josh Evans and Pearl Jam, Gigaton features 12 tracks including the first single, “Dance of the Clairvoyants”. See the full tracklisting below. Gigaton is available for pre-order now at www.pearljam.com. Gigaton Track-List 1. Who Ever Said 2. Superblood Wolfmoon 3. Dance of the Clairvoyants 4. … Continue reading
Photos by Diana Thompson – Pop artist King Princess, who released their debut album, Cheap Queen, on October 25th, 2019 via Columbia, performed at the Roseland Theater in Portland last night (Jan. 19th).
Photos by: Lauren Garbutt – Hip-Hop group Atmosphere, who released their newest album, Whenever, on December 12th, 2019, which featured the single “Bde Maka Ska”, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Jan. 17th).
By: Jessica Nakamoto – Back with their sophomore album, Dream Riot (out now via all streaming platforms), Toronto electropop duo Featurette are ready to introduce their most hard-hitting and honest release to date. Coming off impressive accolades such as COCA’s pick for Emerging Artist of the Year and recognition as a Top 10 Finalist for the … Continue reading
By: Staff – Brian Fallon has released his new single “21 Days”, which you can stream below. The track heralds Fallon’s eagerly awaited new album, Local Honey, due out March 27th via his own Lesser Known Records/Thirty Tigers. Local Honey is available for pre-order now, with all pre-orders joined by instant grat downloads of “21 Days” … Continue reading
By: Staff – Barenaked Ladies have announced their extensive Last Summer On Earth 2020 tour of North America. The tour kicks off in Florida on June 3, and wraps up in Toronto at Budweiser Stage on July 23. Gin Blossoms and Toad the Wet Sprocket will round out the incredible lineup, with Kim Mitchell performing as direct support for the Toronto date. “We’re … Continue reading
By: Staff – Best Coast will release their fourth studio album, Always Tomorrow, on February 21, 2020 via Concord Records. Always Tomorrow, produced by Carlos de la Garza with additional production by Justin Meldal-Johnsen (Paramore, M83), is the band’s first album of new studio material since their 2015 record California Nights. The band has also released a new video for album cut “Everything … Continue reading
By: Staff – Toronto-based electropop artist KYLO is back with a new video for her track “Tell You”, which you can watch exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. “Tell You” is a mysterious, liberating, euphoric love song. It is about knowing you have to leave someone you’ve been with for a long time, and being scared … Continue reading
Photos by Diana Thompson – Hip-Hop artist Roddy Ricch, who released his debut album, Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial, on December 6th, 2019 via Atlantic, performed at the Roseland Theater in Portland last night (Jan. 15th).
By: Staff – Today, The 1975 unveiled plans for an extensive North American tour.The headline tour will kick off on April 27 at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Houston, TX. The run will include shows at The Forum in Los Angeles (May 7), Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO (May 11) and New York … Continue reading
By: Staff – Governors Ball has announced its 2020 lineup. Taking place Friday, June 5th through Sunday, June 7th on Randall’s Island Park, New York City’s very own homegrown fest will celebrate the major 10-year milestone with a lineup featuring performances from Tame Impala, Missy Elliott (first major NYC headline show in over a decade), … Continue reading
By: Staff – Real Estate have announced the release of their new album, The Main Thing, on February 28th via Domino. Created over the course of a year at upstate New York’s Marcata Sound, the album features outside instrumentalists and special guests like Sylvan Esso, whose vocalist Amelia Meath features on first single, “Paper Cup.” … Continue reading