Photos by: Dianna Lee – Juno Award-winning and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright, who released a live album called Rufus Wainwright: Live from the Artists Den, on March 3rd, 2014 via Artists Den/Universal, performed at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Toronto last night in support of PatientsCanada.ca with his father, acclaimed folk-rock singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III, who released his twenty-third album, … Continue reading
By: Dianna Lee – UK electro house DJ/Producer Fake Blood, who released his debut album, Cells, on November 12th, 2012 via Different Recordings, performed at The Hoxton in Toronto last night.
By: Dianna Lee – Grammy Award-nominated UK electronic artist James Blake, who released his second album, Overgrown, on April 5th, 2013, which won beat out David Bowie, Disclosure, and others, to win the 2013 Mercury Prize, performed at the Virgin Mobile Mod Club in Toronto last night as part of a brief five-date tour with … Continue reading
Photos by: Dianna Lee – Australian electrionica artist Chet Faker, who released his debut album, Built on Glass, on April 11th, 2014 via Future Classic/Opulent, which spawned the single “Talk Is Cheap”, performed at The Hoxton in Toronto last night in support of the album.
Photos by: Dianna Lee – English indie quartet Bombay Bicycle Club, who released their fourth album, So Long, See You Tomorrow, on February 3rd, 2014 via Island Records, which was named after the 1979 novel of the same name by William Maxwell, performed at The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night with Winnipeg-based indie pop sextet Royal Canoe, who released … Continue reading
Photos by: Dianna Lee – Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea, who released her second album, The New Classic, on April 21st, 2014, via Island, which spawned four singles including, “Work”, “Bounce”, and “Change Your Life”, performed at The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night in support of the album.
Photos by: Dianna Lee – Houston, Texas-born rapper Riff Raff, who is expected to release his second album, Neon Icon, sometime in April via Mad Decent, which will feature a slew of a-list collaborators including Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, A$AP Rocky, Snoop Dogg, Action Bronson, Big Sean, 2 Chainz and more, and which spawned the … Continue reading
Photos by: Dianna Lee – South African-born-New York-based pop artist St. Lucia, who released his debut LP, When The Night, on October 4th, 2013 via Neon Gold Records / Columbia Records, and who’s last trip to Toronto in October 2013 was in the form of an opening slot for Irish dance-punks Two Door Cinema Club at The … Continue reading
Photos by: Dianna Lee – English electronic duo and brothers, Disclosure, who released their much buzzed about and Grammy Award-nominated debut album, Settle, on June 3rd via PMR Records, which spawned the hit singles “Latch” (feat. Sam Smith) “White Noise” (feat. AlunaGeorge) and more, performed at The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night with Chicago-based … Continue reading
Photos by: Dianna Lee – Toronto-based electro house/dubstep duo Zeds Dead, who released their fourth album, Hot Sauce, on January 29th via Mad Decent, and who lifted their name from Quentin Tarantino’s 1994 film Pulp Fiction, performed at Sound Academy in Toronto last night with Memorecks and Toronto-based DJ Hunter Siegel, who recently wrapped up the Superheroes Anonymous tour with DVBBS, and DallasK. … Continue reading