Photos by: Alx Bear – Chicago-based punk rock band Rise Against, who will release their eighth album, Wolves, on June 9th, 2017 via Virgin, which was produced by Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Deftones, Marilyn Manson), performed at House of Vans Brooklyn in New York City last night. Advertisements
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – UK electronic artist Bonobo, who released his sixth album, Migration, on January 13th, 2017 via Ninja Tune, which followed up 2013 album, The North Borders, which featured the singles “Cirrus”, and “First Fires”, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night with UK electronic artist Romare, who released his newest album, Love … Continue reading
By: Staff – North Coast Music Festival, taking place on the sprawling grass of Chicago’s Union Park from September 1-3, has announced its 2017 lineup. Featuring incredible tree-dotted views of the city skyline, and 80 unbeatable performances from all corners of the creative pool, “Summer’s Last Stand” is music lovers’ chance to end the season on … Continue reading
Photos by: Jaime Espinoza – UK electronic band Clean Bandit, who released their debut album, New Eyes, on May 30th, 2014 via Atlantic, which was produced entirely by group members Jack Patterson and Grace Chatto, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night with Swedish dance-pop singer-songwriter Zara Larsson, who released her second album, So … Continue reading
By: Staff – Paul McCartney has added a massive new run of U.S. dates to his “One On One” tour. The newly announced dates kick off on July 5th at Miami’s American Airlines Arena—McCartney’s first Miami appearance since his “Up & Coming Tour” hit Sun Life Stadium in 2010—then head northwest to Tampa, where McCartney will play July 10th at the Amalie … Continue reading
By: Staff – Bumbershoot, Seattle’s Music and Arts Festival, is proud to announce its official 2017 lineup. Taking place over Labor Day weekend, Friday Sept. 1 through Sunday Sept. 3, the 47th annual Bumbershoot will feature an eclectic list of performers including headliners Flume, Lorde, and Seattle natives ODESZA, among others. More than 100 additional artists will … Continue reading
Photos by: Kathryn DeFrank – Kentucky-based alt-rock band Cage The Elephant, who released their fourth album, Tell Me I’m Pretty, on December 18th, 2015 via RCA, which was produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, performed at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, VA last night.
By: Staff – Toronto’s essential downtown music and arts festival is celebrating five years with its biggest lineup yet. Field Trip has become the unofficial kick off to the city’s busy summer festival season and this year’s bill continues a tradition of curating a world-class, boutique music event inside the gorgeous and intimate confines of the city’s Historic … Continue reading
Photos by: Sarah McNeil – Toronto-based indie pop band Valley, who released their newest album, This Room Is White, on June 3rd, 2016, performed at the Drake Hotel in Toronto last night as part of CMW 2017 with Toronto-based singer-songwriter Vacay, who released his newest song “Human Nature” on April 7th, 2017, and Halifax-based indie rock singer-songwriter … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Eugene, Oregon-based indie pop band Japanese Breakfast, who released their debut album, Psychopomp, on April 1st, 2016 via Yellow K Records, which was produced by Ned Eisenberg and Michelle Zauner, performed at the Silver Dollar in Toronto last night during CMW 2017 with singer-songwriter Liam Betson, who released his newest album, Austerity Measures, on August 19th, 2016. … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Los Angeles-based synthpop singer-songwriter Allie X, who will release her debut studio album CollXtion II in June 2017, which will follow up her 2015 debut EP, CollXtion I, which featured the singles “Catch”, “Prime”, and “Bitch”, performed at the Mod Club in Toronto last night as part of CMW 2017 with Toronto-based soul-pop … Continue reading
Photos by: David McDonald – Alt-Rock artist Bob Mould, who released his twelfth album, Patch The Sky, on March 25th, 2016 via Merge, which Mould recorded at Steve Albini’s Chicago studio Electrical Audio, and which followed up his 2014 album, Beauty & Ruin, performed at the Opera House in Toronto last night with singer-songwriter Stephen Stanley, who … Continue reading
Photos by: Brendan Albert – The 2017 iHeartRadio Fest took place at Rebel in Toronto last night as part of CMW 2017, and featured performances by Multi-Platinum, Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist Big Sean, who released his fourth album, I Decided, on February 3rd, 2017 via Def Jam, reggae band Magic, Toronto-based indie rock/alt-country six-piece The Strumbellas, who released their … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Halifax-based pop singer-songwriter Ria Mae, who released her second album, Ria Mae, on June 3rd, 2016 via Sony Music, which followed up her 2011 debut album, Under Your Skin, performed at Adelaide Hall in Toronto last night as part of CMW 2017.
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Indie Folk singer-songwriter Julia Jacklin, who released her debut studio album, Don’t Let the Kids Win, on October 7th, 2016 via Transgressive Records, performed at the Rivoli in Toronto last night as part of CMW 2017.
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Electronica duo Infected Mushroom, who released their eleventh studio album, Return to the Sauce, on January 27th, 2017, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night as part of CMW 2017.
By: Staff – Toronto-based punk band The Flatliners are back with a new video for “Hang My Head”, which comes from their new album, Inviting Light, out now via Dine Alone Records. Watch the video below. “The music video is made up entirely of photographs of us spending a loud, sweaty afternoon with some great people who came to … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Indie Rock singer-songwriter Matt Mays, who released his newest album, Coyote, on September 4th, 2012, performed at Lee’s Palace in Toronto last night as part of CMW 2017 with Toronto-based indie rock band Wildlife, who released their newest album, Age Of Everything, on October 4th, 2016, and Norwegian indie rock artist Sondre Lerche, … Continue reading
Photos by: Lewis Evans – UK pop-rock band The Kooks, who will release a greatest hits album called The Best of… So Far on May 19th, 2017 via Virgin/Astralwerks, performed at Manchester Academy in Manchester, UK last night.
Photos by: Brendan Albert – The 2017 INDIES took place at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night during CMW 2017, and featured performances by Toronto-based indie rock band Hollerado, who released their newest album, Born Yesterday, on April 14th, 2017, Vancouver-based alt-rock band 54-40, who released a greatest hits album titled La Difference: A History Unplugged, … Continue reading
Photos by: Julian Avram – The Canadian Radio Music Awards took place yesterday (April 19th) at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel with Alessia Cara coming out on top with three wins, while Ruth B, Justin Bieber and The Strumbellas snatched two awards each. The CRMA ceremony also included performances by James Barker Band, Ruth B, The Washboard Union, Bleeker, … Continue reading
Photos by: Sarah McNeil – Toronto-based alt-rock band The Balconies, who released their second album, Rhonda, on October 14th, 2016, which followed up their 2014 album, Fast Motions, which was produced by Arnold Lanni (Finger Eleven, Simple Plan, Our Lady Peace), performed at Adelaide Hall in Toronto last night during CMW 2017 with London, ON-based alt-pop band … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Pop-Punk band Good Charlotte, who released their sixth album, Youth Authority, on July 15th, 2016 via Kobalt, which featured the singles “Makeshift Love”, “40 oz. Dream”, “Life Changes”, and “Life Can’t Get Much Better”, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night as part of CMW 2017 with Post-hardcore band Silverstein, who released their eighth album, … Continue reading
By: Staff – “Arabian Heights” is the driving new track from The Afghan Whigs’ forthcoming album, In Spades, due out May 5th via Sub Pop. The song exudes the gutbucket exoticism of Houses of the Holy and Physical Graffiti writ large, driven by drummer Patrick Keeler’s bravura, tribal cadences. Stream it below. Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli says of … Continue reading
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Grammy-nominated hard rock band Papa Roach, who will release their ninth album, Crooked Teeth, on May 19th, 2017 via Eleven Seven, which will feature the singles “Crooked Teeth”, “Help”, “Born For Greatness”, and “Periscope (feat. Skylar Grey)”, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night as part of Canadian Music Week (CMW) 2017 … Continue reading
By: Staff – Third Eye Blind will celebrate the 20-year anniversary of its eponymous debut this summer with an expanded version of the multi-platinum album that includes several unreleased recordings. The band will also headline an extensive North American tour that begins on June 9th in Miami where the band will play the album in its entirety … Continue reading
By: Staff – Riot Fest has announced the first wave of its 2017 lineup. The festival, which is set to return to Douglas Park in Chicago from Sept. 15-17th, will be headlined by Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, and newly reunited punk band Jawbreaker, who broke up in 1996. Other artists include: New Order, … Continue reading
By: Staff – Paramore has announced the eagerly awaited release of their fifth studio album, After Laughter, which will arrive on Friday, May 12th. The Grammy Award-winning band’s first new album in more than four years, After Laughter is available for pre-order beginning today and accompanied by an instant grat download of the just unveiled new single, “Hard … Continue reading