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Music, Year in Review 2016

Year in Review: The Best Concert Photos of 2016

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Gunnar Mallon 
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Artist: The Kills
Venue: Terminal 5
City: New York City 
Date: September 24
Photographer: Saidy Lopez 

I adore the way the photo captures the mood of the concert and draws the view in, without too much environmental wide-angle detail.

The Kills perform at Terminal 5 in New York City on September 23, 2016. (Photo: Saidy Lopez/Aesthetic Magazine)

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Artist: Crystal Castles
Venue: The Hoxton
City: Toronto
Date: October 13
Photographer: Brendan Albert

I love this shot! It summarises Crystal Castles so well and transports me right back to when I saw them last.

Crystal Castles perform at the Hoxton in Toronto on October 12, 2016. (Photo: Brendan Albert/Aesthetic Magazine)

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Artist: Mathrew Logan Vasquez
Venue: The Phoenix Concert Theatre
City: Toronto
Date: October 12
Photographer: Brendan Albert

Wonderfully atmospheric shot that summarises Matthew Logan Vasquez very well. Makes me wish that I was at the gig.

Matthew Logan Vasquez performs at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto on October 11, 2016. (Photo: Brendan Albert/Aesthetic Magazine)

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Artist: Rick Astley
Venue: The Phoenix Concert Theatre
City: Toronto
Date: October 10
Photographer: Mike Fowler 

Because Rick Astley will never give you, never let you down, never run around and desert you, never make you cry, never say goodbye, and never tell a lie and hurt you!

Rick Astley performs at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto on October 9, 2016. (Photo: Mike Fowler/Aesthetic Magazine)

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Artist: Bring Me The Horizon 
Venue: Amnesia Rockfest
City: Montebello, Quebec 
Date: June 28
Photographer: Scott Penner 

Right place, right time. Great depth and perspective in this shot. The photographer did a great job in what looks like very challenging light conditions.

Bring Me The Horizon performing at Amnesia Rockfest 2016 in Montebello, Quebec on June 25, 2016. (Photo: Scott Penner/Aesthetic Magazine) 

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