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CMW 2014 Portrait Series

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CMW 2014 Portrait Series: Hollerado

By: Elaisha Green (@elaishajade) and Ted Belton (photos) – Acclaimed Toronto-based pop-rock group Hollerado sat down with Elaisha Green of Aesthetic Magazine before their SiriusXM Indies performance on May 10th. Guitarist Nixon Boyd and drummer Jake Boyd reminisced about iconic venues, Canadian comedians that inspire their work, and more. Elaisha Green: Were there any shows on your … Continue reading

CMW 2014 Portrait Series: Days Like Today

By: Elaisha Green (@elaishajade) and Ted Belton (photos) – Toronto-based pop-punk/emo quartet Days Like Today performed during Canadian Music Week (CMW) 2014 at Parts & Labour on May 8, and we caught up with them and captured a lighter side of the band in the newest instalment of our CMW 2014 Portrait Series. To see other entries in … Continue reading

CMW 2014 Portrait Series: Born Ruffians

By: Elaisha Green (@elaishajade) and Ted Belton (photos) –   Born Ruffians, a 5-piece indie rock band hailing from Ontario, performed at the SiriusXM Awards Show on Saturday to close out another season of Canadian Music Week. Before their performance, members Luke Lalonde and Mitch DeRosier sat down with Elaisha Green of Aesthetic magazine to chat about … Continue reading

CMW 2014 Portrait Series: Current Swell

By: Elaisha Green (@elaishajade) and Ted Belton (photos) – Hailing from the West coast, indie group Current Swell performed in Toronto for a Canadian Music Week showcase at the Rivoli. Members of the group Scott Stanton and Dave Lang joined Aesthetic Magazine’s Elaisha Green to talk about their distinctly Canadian experience performing around Ontario and naked after parties at … Continue reading

CMW 2014 Portrait Series: Matty Healy of The 1975

By: Elaisha Green (@elaishajade) and Ted Belton (photos) – The UK-based pop-rock band The 1975 headlined one of the inaugural shows at Canadian Music Week 2014. In the last year, the band broke out from music industry insider circles and connected with audiences through their colourful synth-driven pop music and emotive performances juxtaposed against a stark black-and-white … Continue reading

CMW 2014 Portrait Series: Marissa Dattoli of Crystalyne

By: Elaisha Green (@elaishajade) and Ted Belton (photos) –   Toronto art school alum Marissa Dattoli fronts pop-punk band, Crystalyne. The powerful vocalist sat down with us to answer questions about prepping for their CMW 2014 showcase on May 7th, the band’s upcoming southern Ontario tour, and more! Elaisha Green: What shows are on your “must watch” list while you’re here for Canadian Music Week? … Continue reading