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CMW 2016

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Photos: Kaytranada, Lou Phelps @ The Danforth Music Hall

Photos by: Jaime Espinoza – Canadian DJ/Producer Kaytranada, who released his debut album, 99.9%, on May 6th, 2016 via XL, which featured guest appearances by Anderson Paak, Vic Mensa, Little Dragon, Syd, Craig David, AlunaGeorge, and BadBadNotGood, and which featured the singles “Leave Me Alone” featuring Shay Lia, “Drive Me Crazy” featuring Vic Mensa, “Bus Ride”, and “Glowed Up” featuring Anderson Paak, performed at … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2016 – Humans, Amir Obe, Kiki Rowe, Lucas Dipasquale, Heartstreet @ The Mod Club

Photos by: Katrina Lat –  The Wayhome Music Festival held a showcase at The Mod Club in Toronto last night that highlighted several artists, including Vancouver-based electropop band Humans, who released their newest EP, Water Water, on March 4th, 2016 via Mom + Pop, which followed up their 2015 album, Noontide, rapper Amir Obe, who released his … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2016 – Sumo Cyco @ Cherry Colas

Photos by: Francesca Ludikar – Hamilton-based hard rock band Sumo Cyco, who released their debut album, Lost In Cyco City, on June 10th, 2014, and who is fronted by Skye Sweetnam, who is best known for her singles “Billy S.”, “Tangled Up in Me”, and “Number One”, performed at Cherry Colas in Toronto last night during Canadian Music Week … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2016 – Canadian Radio Music Awards (The Strumbellas, Coleman Hell, Cold Creek County, Scott Helman)

Photos by: Julian Avram – Billed as “CMW’s annual gift to the future”, the Canadian Radio Music Awards, which took place on May 6th in Toronto, featured performances by Toronto-based alt country six-piece The Strumbellas, who released their third album, Hope, on April 22nd, 2016, indie pop singer-songwriter Coleman Hell, country rock band Cold Creek County, who … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2016 – The Sheepdogs, Wintersleep, Hannah Georgas @ The Horseshoe Tavern

Photos by: Katrina Lat –  Toronto’s own Dine Alone Records held their annual Canadian Music Week showcase at The Horseshoe Tavern last night, which featured performances by Saskatoon, Saskatchewan-based blues rock band The Sheepdogs, who released their fifth album, Future Nostalgia, on October 2nd, 2015, Halifax-based alt rock/indie rock band Wintersleep, who released their new album, The Great Detachment, … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2016 – iHeartRadio Fest (Tegan And Sara, X Ambassadors, Shawn Hook)

Photos by: Orest Dorosh –  The 2016 iHeartRadio Fest took place in Toronto last night, which featured performances by JUNO Award winning indie rock duo Tegan and Sara, who will release their eighth album, Love You to Death, on June 3rd, which was produced by Greg Kurstin (Adele, Sia, Beck, Ellie Goulding), New York City-based alternative rock band X Ambassadors, who … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2016 – Tori Kelly, Jahkoy, Lucas Dipasquale @ Revival Bar

Photos by: Stephan Ordonez –  R&B/Pop singer-songwriter Tori Kelly, who released her debut album, Unbreakable Smile, on June 23rd, 2015 via Capitol/Schoolboy, which featured the singles“Nobody Love”, “Should’ve Been Us”, and “Hollow”, and which followed up her 2013 EP, Foreword, performed at the Revival Bar in Toronto on May 4th with Toronto-based R&B artist Jahkoy, and Canadian singer-songwriter Lucas Dipasquale. … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2016 – Yuna, Bosco @ The Mod Club

Photos by: Jaime Espinoza –  Malaysian indie pop singer-songwriter Yuna, who will release her new album, Chapters, on May 20th, 2016 via The Verve Music Group, which followed up her third studio album and second international album, Nocturnal, which she released in 2013, and which debuted and peaked at number 27 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart, performed at The Mod Club in … Continue reading

Interview: White Lung talks “Paradise”, and punk rock elitism

By: Lucy Sky – G rowing from their punk roots, White Lung returns with their fourth studio album Paradise, which follows their critically acclaimed 2014 LP, Deep Fantasy. The album, which is set for release today (May 6th) via Domino, features the single, “Hungry”, whose music video stars Amber Tamblyn (Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants, The Ring, … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2016 – The Indies (Wintersleep, The Strumbellas, Alberta Cross, The Zolas)

Photos by: Philip C. Perron (@Philip_Perron) – The 2016 Indies took place last night at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night during CMW 2016, which featured performances by Halifax-based alt rock/indie rock band Wintersleep, who released their new album, The Great Detachment, on March 4th, 2016 via Dine Alone Records, JUNO Award nominated Toronto-based alt country six-piece The … Continue reading

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