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CMW 2014

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Photos: CJ Ramone, The Fairmounts, Plan 37, Quaid @ The Horseshoe Tavern

Photos by: Angelo Marchini – Former Ramones bassist CJ Ramone, who played with the band from 1989 to 1996, and who released his debut solo album, Reconquista, in 2012, performed at The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto last night with Toronto-based pop-punk band The Fairmounts, who released their second album, Kiddo, on February 14th, 2014, Toronto-based sci-fi punk band … Continue reading

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

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: CMW 2014 – No Age, Indian Handcrafts, Biblical, + more @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club

Photos by: Angelo Marchini – The Virgin Mobile Mod Club hosted a stellar line-up during the final night of Canadian Music Week (CMW) 2014 last night, which featured  LA-based experimental punk duo No Age, who released their second album, An Object, on August 19th, 2013 via Sub Pop, Barrie, ON hard rockers Indian Handcrafts, who released their … Continue reading

Concert Review: CMW 2014 – SiriusXM Indies 2014 @ Kool Haus

By: Mehek Seyid (@whatthemehek) – The 14th annual Independent Music Awards (also known as The Indies) took place last night in Toronto at Kool Haus to celebrate some of the best and most promising Canadian talent. Performers at the SiriusXM sponsored event included Ponctuation, The Strumbellas, Born Ruffians, Mounties, Hollerado, The Hidden Cameras and Little Dragon, the last of whom exceeded expectations with a … 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

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

2014 SiriusXM Indie Award Winners Announced!

By: Staff – Celebrating the best of independent music – both Canadian and International – the Indies were held tonight (May 10) at Kool Haus in Toronto, and featured special performances from artists such as Hollerado, Mounties, Born Ruffians, Ponctuation, The Strumbellas, and The Hidden Cameras. Sweden’s internationally acclaimed Little Dragon also took to the SiriusXM Indies stage for an exclusive … Continue reading

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