Photos by: Katie Kuropas – Day three of Riot Fest 2018 on September 16th at Douglas Park in Chicago featured performances by acclaimed hip-hop duo Run The Jewels, who released their third album, Run The Jewels 3, on December 24th, 2016 via RED, which featured the singles“Talk to Me”, “2100”, “Legend Has It”, and “Kill Your Masters”, indie folk-rock singer-songwriter Father John … Continue reading
By: Jessica Nakamoto – For composer Rob Simonsen, music has always been a venture closely linked to family and emotion. And ever since his Grandmother first introduced him to the piano at an early age, he’s produced nothing short of stellar works. With notable accomplishments ranging from the iconic piano music on Apple’s iPhone 5 “Everyday” … Continue reading
By: Staff – To celebrate the release of Sydney, Australia’s Boydos’ (Eddie Boyd) debut single “Plans”, the former Julia Jacklin guitarist curated a new exclusive “10 songs to procrastinate to” Spotify playlist. Check it out below! Growing up in the Blue Mountains, Boyd spent his youth busking before studying classical guitar and touring the world as guitarist for Julia … Continue reading
By: Staff – The Global Citizen Festival has announced its 2018 lineup. The free event, taking place in New York City’s Central Park on Sept. 29th, will feature appearances and/or performances by Janet Jackson, The Weeknd, Shawn Mendes, Cardi B, and Janelle Monáe. The Global Citizen Festival brings together top artists with world leaders to make … Continue reading
Photos by: David McDonald – Metalcore band Beartooth, who will release their third album, Disease, on September 28th, 2018 via Red Bull Records, which will follow up their 2016 album, Aggressive, and will feature the singles “Infection”, “Bad Listener”, and “Disease”, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Sept. 15th) with hardcore punk band … Continue reading
Photos by: Katie Kuropas – Day two of Riot Fest 2018 on September 15th at Douglas Park in Chicago featured performances by New York City-based indie rock band Interpol, who released their sixth album, Marauder, on August 24th, 2018 via Matador, hard rock artist Andrew WK, who released his fifth album, You’re Not Alone, on March 2nd, … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – First Man is the inspiring true story of NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong and America’s mission to the moon. Director Damien Chazelle (Whiplash, La La Land) pulls no punches as he expertly hurls you into a claustrophobic cockpit with Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) and suddenly you’re catapulted into a world of unshakeable danger. You feel … Continue reading
By: Staff – With the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), celebrities stepped up their style game and 2018 was no different. Whether it was Timothee Chalamet’s experimental black suit with white mottled pattern, Penelope Cruz in classic black lace, or Viola Davis’ mesmerizing black dress and bold statement necklace combo, this year’s festival was one to remember.
By: Staff – To celebrate Hamilton-based punk band The Dirty Nil’s new album, Master Volume (out now), the band curated a new playlist that chronicles a list of tracks that feel like times are changing. “Our record Master Volume is coming out in September which is usually the month where people go back to school, move away, … Continue reading
Photos by: David McDonald – New York City-based indie rock band Interpol, who released their sixth album, Marauder, on August 24th, 2018 via Matador, performed at Rebel in Toronto last night (Sept. 13th).
By: Staff – Bend Sinister is back with a new video for their track “Got Your Back”, which you can watch exclusively on Aesthetic Magazine below. “The sentiment for ‘Got Your Back’ is as simple as the name”, says the band of the new track. “With the whirlwind of living in modern society, sometimes we … Continue reading
By: Allison Kugel– David Guetta has become a music impresario, churning out beat banging, genre busting pop songs that have been topping the charts for nearly a decade with mega hits like Titanium featuring Sia; Where Them Girls Atfeaturing Flo Rida and Nicki Minaj; Club Can’t Handle Me featuring Flo Rida; Who’s That Chickfeaturing Rihanna and I … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Los Angeles-based skate punk band FIDLAR, who released their second album, Too, on September 4th, 2015 via Mom + Pop Records/Dine Alone Records, which featured the singles “40oz. On Repeat”, “Drone”, and “Why Generation”, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night (Sept. 12th) with Toronto-based punk band Dilly Dally, who will release … Continue reading
By: Staff – Toronto-based alternative/electronic/pop band Eden Warsaw is back with a new video for their track “Pink California”, which you can watch exclusively on Aesthetic Magazine below. “In Pink California I wanted to explore how Mark and the band write their music, and how it bonds them together,” says director Patrick Hodgson. “Mark has … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Harris – Indie Rock band Car Seat Headrest, who released their eleventh album, Twin Fantasy (Face to Face), on February 16th, 2018 via Matador, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto on Sept. 11th.
By: Staff – Rising singer-songwriter Stacey Kaniuk is back with her new single “Give Up The Ghost”, which you can stream exclusively on Aesthetic Magazine below. “Sometimes the people closest to us are the ones who hurt us the most,” Kaniuk says of the new song. “When you’re too close to a negative situation it can … Continue reading
Photos & Review by: Adam Harrison – It was a rare siting last night at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall as veteran Brit rockers Stereophonics packed the venue almost exactly five years after their last visit. The Welsh quartet are currently touring for their tenth studio album, Scream Above the Sounds, and celebrating twenty years as a band. … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – With Jesse and the Dandelions’ production values maturing alongside the content, their upcoming album Give Up The Gold (out Sept. 7th) is enriched with classic synth and guitar textures that pays respect to the past, while forging their own path forward. String sections, a cacophonous blend of noise, and heavily layered vocal harmonies … Continue reading
Photos by: Neilson Barnard – Global pop superstar Katy Perry performed at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles last night as part of the Citi Sound Vault concert series.
Photos by: Priti Shikotra – Alt-Rock band Incubus, who released their eighth album, 8, on April 21st, 2017 via Island, which followed up their 2011 album, If Not Now, When?, and featured the singles “Nimble Bastard”, “Loneliest”, and “No Fun”, performed at the O2 Apollo Manchester in Manchester, UK last night (Sept. 8th) with punk band Ecca Vandal, who … Continue reading