By: Staff – Run The Jewels is back with a vengeance and a new anthem titled “Talk To Me” via the Adult Swim Singles Program from their fervently anticipated RTJ3 LP. Run The Jewels first introduced the track during their memorable Coachella set this past year and now it’s officially here for the feasting. The politically charged face-melter produced by El-P, coproduced by Little … Continue reading
Photos by: Priti Shikotra – Soul artist Michael Kiwanuka, who released his second album, Love and Hate, on July 15th, 2016 via Polydor/Interscope, performed at the O2 Ritz Manchester in Manchester, UK last night.
Photos by: Jag Gundu – Dream Serenade returned to Massey Hall for its 3rd edition last night, creating another unforgettable night to support services for children with developmental disabilities and celebrate their caregivers. This year’s star-studded lineup featured the long-awaited Massey Hall debut of Toronto’s Broken Social Scene, in addition to sets from Gord Downie (The Tragically Hip), Amy Millan (Stars), Barenaked Ladies, Dan … Continue reading
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Toronto-based alt country singer-songwriter Justin Rutledge, who released his seventh album, East, on September 23rd via Outside Music, which followed up his 2014 album, Daredevils, which consisted entirely of Tragically Hip covers performed by Rutledge and an array of guest musicians including Broken Social Scene’s Brendan Canning, Jenn Grant, Andy Maize, and Mary … Continue reading
Photos by: Leanne Green – Moncton, New Brunswick-based hard rock band The Motorleague, who released their newest album, Holding Patterns, on October 16th, 2015, which followed up their 2013 album, Acknowledge, Acknowledge, performed at Lucky Bar in Victoria, B.C. last night with stoner metal band HighKicks, who released their newest song, “Fake Dad”, on March 9th, 2015, which followed up … Continue reading
Photos by: Rossi Ivanova – Swedish heavy metal band Katatonia, who released their tenth album, The Fall of Hearts, on May 20th, 2016 via Peaceville, which featured the singles “Old Heart Falls”, and “Serein”, and which serves as their their first new studio album in four years, following 2012’s Dead End Kings, performed at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London, … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – In 2010, Auckland, New Zealand’s Thom Powers, Alisa Xayalith, Aaron Short, David Beadle, and Jesse Wood arrived at the forefront of the international indie pop scene with the sweltering The Naked And Famous debut album, Passive Me, Aggressive You. Riding on the feverish heights reached by singles like “Young Blood”, “Punching In A Dream” and … Continue reading
Photos by: Charito Yap – Hip-Hop artist YG, who released his second album, Still Brazy, on June 17th, 2016 via Def Jam, which featured production by Swish, P-Lo, Terrace Martin, Larrance Dopson, CT Beats, Ty Dolla Sign and Hit-Boy, and guest appearances from Lil Wayne, Drake, Nipsey Hussle, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night with rapper Kamaiyah, who released her debut mixtape, Good Night in the … Continue reading
Photos by: Jag Gundu – The Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, who released a new solo album, book, and film entitled Secret Path, on October 18th, 2016, performed at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Orest Dorosh – The 2016 Casbys took place at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night with Banners winning the “New Artist” award, Arkells taking home the award for “Favourite Sugar Beach Session”, July Talk winning “Favourite New Song” for “Push + Pull”, and Billy Talent winning the “Favourite New Record” award for Afraid … Continue reading
Photos by: Brendan Albert – Vancouver-based garage rock duo The Pack A.D., who released their newest album, Positive Thinking, on August 12th, 2016 via Cadence Music, which featured the single “So What”, and which followed up their 2014 album, Do Not Engage, performed at the Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto last night with Hamilton-based pop-punk band Billy Moon, Toronto-based garage rock band Rooftop Love Club, and … Continue reading