Photos by: Sarah McNeil – Day one of NXNE Port Lands 2017 took place in Toronto last night, and featured performances by hip-hop artist Post Malone, who released his debut album, Stoney, on December 9th, 2016 via Republic, which featured guest appearances by Justin Bieber, Kehlani, Quavo, among others, hip-hop/R&B artist Amir Obe, Brooklyn-based noise pop duo Sleigh … Continue reading
Photos by: Dan Fischer – Folk singer-songwriter Spencer Burton, who is best known as a member of Attack in Black, and for his solo project Grey Kingdom, and who released his newest album, Songs Of, on May 5th, 2017 via Dine Alone, which Burton recorded in Nashville with producer Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Langhorne … Continue reading
Photos by: Brandon Newfield – Video artist Shaun Gladwell and pro-skater Rodney Mullen (a.k.a. the godfather of skateboarding, a.k.a. inventor of the ollie), explored minimalist sculpture, kickflips, and how they’re a match made in heaven, in an intimate talk held at the Drake Hotel in Toronto last night.
By: The Pick Brothers Band – Woke up early on day five to a beautiful morning for a long media day in Kingston. Started off at the TV station and then moved on to a couple of radio stations for interviews and a performance. Went back to our manager’s spot to meet up with the rest … Continue reading
Photos by: Alexander Lam – Australian rock band The Lazys, who released their newest EP, Get Lazy, on February 25th, 2017, performed at the Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto last night for Billy Talent’s Ian D’Sa’s curated NXNE showcase with Toronto-based psychedelic rock band Crown Lands, who released their newest EP, Mantra, on August 18th, 2016, Toronto-based indie … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Harris – Toronto-based hard rock band RoyalFuzz, who released their newest EP, Sharkfuzz, on October 17th, 2016, performed at the Dakota Tavern in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Steve Danyleyko – Dallas, TX-based psychobilly trio The Reverend Horton Heat, who released their self-produced eleventh album, Rev, on January 21st, 2014 via Victory Records, performed at Lee’s Palace in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Welsh heavy metal band Bullet For My Valentine, who released their fifth album, Venom, on August 14th, 2015, which was the band’s first album since the departure of bassist Jason “Jay” James, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Alexander Lam – Vancouver-based punk rock band Dead Soft, who released their newest song “I Believe You”, on May 5th, 2017, which followed up their 2015 single “The Wind” performed at the Garrison in Toronto during The Dirty Nil’s curated NXNE showcase with Toronto-based alt-rock band Secret Satanists, who released their newest album, A Very Sharp … Continue reading
Photos by: Nicole De Khors – Pop-Rock band Train, who released their tenth album, A Girl, a Bottle, a Boat, on January 27th, 2017 via Columbia, which featured the singles “Play That Song”, “Drink Up”, and “Lottery”, performed at Budweiser Stage in Toronto last night with pop-rock band O.A.R., who released their eighth album, The Rockville LP, on June 10th, … Continue reading
Photos by: Jaime Espinoza – Pop-Punk artist and motivational speaker Bif Naked, who released an acoustic album titled Bif Naked Forever: Acoustic Hits & Other Delights, on December 4th, 2012 via Warner Music Canada, which followed up her 2009 album, The Promise, performed at Adelaide Hall in Toronto last night with Toronto-based indie rock band Iduna, and Toronto-based … Continue reading
Photos by: Daniel Hager – Nashville-based indie pop band Coin, who released their second album, How Will You Know If You Never Try, on April 21st, 2017 via Columbia, which followed up their 2015 self-titled debut album, and which featured the singles “Talk Too Much”, and “I Don’t Wanna Dance”, performed at Neumos in Seattle last night with … Continue reading
Photos by: Nicole De Khors – Canadian electropop/punk rock artist Peaches, who released her newest album, Rub, on September 25th, 2015, which featured the singles “Light in Places”, “Close Up” (featuring Kim Gordon), and “Dick in the Air”, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto on June 19th during NXNE 2017 with future house artist Hey DW, whose influences … Continue reading
By: Staff – Filthy Friends have announced the release of their debut album, Invitation, out August 25th via Kill Rock Stars. Listen to their new track “The Arrival” below, and pre-order Invitation here. Filthy Friends is the product of likeminded individuals with nothing to prove getting together and making a heroic racket together that finds space for their … Continue reading
By: Staff – I wanted it to be the biggest sounding Foo Fighters record ever. To make a gigantic rock record but with Greg Kurstin’s sense of melody and arrangement… Motorhead’s version of Sgt. Pepper… or something like that.” So speaks Dave Grohl of the mission statement made manifest in Foo Fighters’ ninth epic, the aptly-titled … Continue reading
By: Staff – In the wake of the May 5th release of its “Call The Police”/“American Dream” single and their May 6th Saturday Night Live performance, and having sold out its latest seven-night residency at Brooklyn Steel in 10 minutes, LCD Soundsystem now confirms details of its long awaited fourth album and accompanying world tour. LCD Soundsystem will … Continue reading
Photos by: Anton Mak – Toronto-based hip-hop artist Jazz Cartier, who released his second album, Hotel Paranoia, on February 1st, 2016, performed at Uniun Nightclub in Toronto last night.
We’re giving away two (2) GA three-day tickets to the Karoondinha Music Festival! Buy tickets here. Date(s): July 21-23 Venue: Penn’s Cave & Wildlife Park in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania Featuring: Chance The Rapper, John Legend, Odesza, Paramore, Sturgill Simpson, The Roots, Porter Robinson, Dillon Francis, + more! You can enter only once via one of the following entry … Continue reading
Photos by: Orest Dorosh & Curtis Sindrey – Alessia Cara and Joe Jonas reigned Toronto last night as hosts of the 2017 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards, where Canadian DJ collective A Tribe Called Red took home their first ever hardware for Video of the Year (“R.E.D.”) and Best Director (“Stadium Pow Wow”, Kevan Funk). Meanwhile, hometown hip-hop sensation Drake won two … Continue reading
Photos by: Dan Fischer – Indie Rock band Chastity Belt, who released their third album, I Used To Spend So Much Time Alone, on June 2nd, 2017 via Hardly Art, which followed up their 2015 album, Time to Go Home, performed at the Great Hall in Toronto last night with spoken word artist Sneaks, who released their newest album, It’s a Myth, … Continue reading