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David McAndrew

David McAndrew has written 7 posts for Aesthetic Magazine | Album Reviews, Concert Photography, Interviews, Contests

Photos: Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, James Hunter @ Massey Hall

Photos by: David McAndrew – Brooklyn-based funk/soul band Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, who are huge proponents of using analog recording equipment, and who released their fifth album, Give the People What They Want, on January 14th, 2014 via Daptone Records, performed the first of two shows at Massey Hall in Toronto last night with Grammy Award-winning UK … Continue reading

Photos: Foals, Cage The Elephant @ Kool Haus

Photos by: David McAndrew – English indie rock quintet Foals, who released their third album, Holy Fire, on February 11th, 2013 via Transgressive/Warner Bros., which spawned five singles including “My Number”, “Bad Habit”, and “Out of the Woods”, performed a co-headlining set with Kentucky alt rockers Cage The Elephant, who released their third album, Melophobia, on October … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2014 – Osheaga/Life or Death PR Showcase (Rich Aucoin, Wildlife, + More) @ Adelaide Hall

Photos by: David McAndrew – On the final night of Canadian Music Week (CMW) 2014, well-known Montreal music festival Osheaga, and LA/Brooklyn-based PR firm Life or Death held a well-rounded showcase at Adelaide Hall in Toronto last night with a special DJ set from 2012 Polaris Music Prize longlister and 2013 Prism Prize winner Rich Aucoin, … Continue reading

Photos: Neko Case, The Dodos @ Massey Hall

Photos by: David McAndrew – Indie rock singer-songwriter Neko Case, who in addition to her solo career is also known as a member of acclaimed Vancouver-based indie rock band The New Pornographers, performed at Massey Hall in Toronto last night as part of Canadian Music Week (CMW) 2014 in support of her sixth album The Worse Things … Continue reading

Photos: Aretha Franklin @ Roy Thomson Hall

Photos by: David McAndrew – The “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, whose five-decade-long career is unsurpassed, performed at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto last night. The iconic Grammy Award-winning singer, who is best known for dozens of hits including, “Respect”, “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” and “Think”, provided a dazzling 90-minute performance with the Aretha … Continue reading

Photos: The Internet, Bizzarh, Ice Cream @ The Hoxton

Photos by: David McAndrew – Odd Future neo-soul trip hop group The Internet, which features OFWGKTA members Syd Tha Kyd and Matt Martians, who released their sophomore album, Feel Good, on September 20th, 2013 via Odd Future Records, performed at The Hoxton in Toronto last night with Toronto-based surrealist rapper/singers Charli Champ and Dollar Paris (aka Bizzarh) and Toronto-based post-punk duo Ice Cream, who released … Continue reading

Photos: American Authors, Cardinals @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club

Photos by: David McAndrew – Brooklyn-based indie rock quartet American Authors, who are set to release their debut album, Oh, What a Life, on March 4th, 2014 via Island Def Jam Music Group, performed their first-ever Canadian headlining show at The Mod Club in Toronto last night in support of said album with Niagara-based rock trio Cardinals … Continue reading