kaylasheaphoto has written 11 posts for Aesthetic Magazine | Album Reviews, Concert Photography, Interviews, Contests

Photos: Wye Oak, Braids @ The Horseshoe Tavern

Photos by: Kayla Baker – Baltimore-based indie folk-rock duo Wye Oak, who released their fourth album, Shriek, on April 29th, 2014 via Merge/City Slang, performed at The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto on May 11th with Montreal-based art rock trio Braids, who released their second album, Flourish // Perish, on August 20th, 2013 via Arbutus Records/Full … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2014 – SiriusXM Indies 2014 (Little Dragon, The Hidden Cameras, Hollerado, + More)

Photos by: Kayla Baker – The 2014 SiriusXM Indies were handed out on May 10th during Canadian Music Week (CMW) at Kool Haus in Toronto. The night was filled with special performances from artists such as Hollerado, Mounties, Born Ruffians, Ponctuation, The Strumbellas, The Hidden Cameras, and Sweden’s internationally acclaimed Little Dragon, who performed an exclusive set. Read our SiriusXM Indies 2014 recap here. … Continue reading

Photos: London Grammar, Haerts @ The Pheonix Concert Theatre

Photos by: Kayla Baker – British trip-hop trio London Grammar, who released their debut album, If You Wait, on September 9th, 2013, via Metal & Dust, which spawned six singles including, “Metal & Dust”, “Wasting My Young Years”, and “Nightcall”, performed at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night with Brooklyn-based indie pop quartet … Continue reading

Photos: Boy & Bear, Dresses @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre

Photos by: Kayla Baker – Australian folk-rock quintet Boy & Bear, who released their second album, Harlequin’s Dream, in August 2013 via Island Records/Universal Music Australia, performed at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night with Portland-based indie pop duo Dresses, who released their debut album Sun Shy, on September 3rd, 2013 via Sideonedummy. … Continue reading

Photos: Phillip Phillips, Twin Forks @ Sony Centre

Photos by: Kayla Baker – American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips, who released his debut album, The World from the Side of the Moon, on November 19th, 2012 via Interscope/19, and who is expected to release his follow-up album sometime this year, performed at Sony Centre in Toronto last night with Boca Raton, Florida-natives Twin Forks, … Continue reading

Photos: Wake Owl, LYON, Ought @ The Garrison

Photos by: Kayla Baker – Juno Award-nominated Vancouver/Portland-based indie pop band Wake Owl, who are expected to release their debut album, The Private World of Paradise, on March 4th via Rezolute Music, which was produced by Richard Swift (Tennis, Foxygen), performed at The Garrison in Toronto last night with Toronto-based synthpop artist LYON, who released her debut … Continue reading

Photos: Long Winter (Volume Four) @ The Great Hall

Photos by: Kayla Baker – The fourth installment of Long Winter Year Two took place at The Great Hall in Toronto last night and once again featured an array of art, including performances from PS I Love You, Alvvays, Sheezer, The Bicycles, Smart Boys, Ark Analog, and more, along with live drawings by Trio Magnus, and … Continue reading

Photos: Lord Huron, Night Moves @ The Danforth Music Hall

Photos by: Kayla Baker – LA-based indie folk quintet Lord Huron, who released their debut LP, Lonesome Dreams, on October 9th, 2012 via Sony Music Canada, which includes the title track single, performed at The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night with Minneapolis-based country-rock quartet Night Moves, who released their debut album, Coloured Emotions, on October … Continue reading

Photos: Arkells, Sam Cash and the Romantic Dogs @ Adelaide Hall

Photos by: Kayla Baker – Hamilton-based alt rock quintet Arkells, who released their second LP, Michigan Left, on October 18th, 2011 via Universal Music Canada, performed an intimate show at Adelaide Music Hall that featured new songs, and old favourites like “Ballad of Hugo Chavez”, and “Pullin’ Punches”, with Toronto-based rock and roll artist Sam Cash … Continue reading

Photos: New Politics, Magic Man, Sleeper Agent @ The Opera House

Photos by: Kayla Baker – Danish alt rockers New Politics, who released their second album, A Bad Girl in Harlem, on May 17th, 2013 via RCA, and who’s last Toronto appearance had them opening for 30 Seconds To Mars at Sound Academy, performed at The Opera House in Toronto last night with Boston-based electronic rock … Continue reading

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