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Photos + Review: Stereophonics @ Danforth Music Hall

Photos & Review by: Adam Harrison – It was a rare siting last night at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall as veteran Brit rockers Stereophonics packed the venue almost exactly five years after their last visit. The Welsh quartet are currently touring for their tenth studio album, Scream Above the Sounds, and celebrating twenty years as a band.  … Continue reading

Review: Huawei makes strong case for “phone of the year” with P20 Pro

By: Curtis Sindrey – Huawei’s P20 is the iPhone X for people who love Android. With a stunning 40MP rear camera with 3x optical zoom, a 24MP front camera, a huge 4,000mAh battery, and much more, Huawei is the phone of the future. Camera Whether you want to take a Instagram-worthy selfie, or a photo at your … Continue reading

Photos + Review: The National, Father John Misty, Jenny Lewis @ Fort York

Photos by: Brendan Albert – Review by: Curtis Sindrey – The National performed at Toronto’s Fort York last night in what can best be described as a mini music festival. Joined by opener, Father John Misty, and Jenny Lewis, the Brooklyn-based indie rockers took the crowd on a 20-song journey with songs that pierced through the late-summer air and … Continue reading

Photos + Review: Evanescence, Lindsey Stirling @ Budweiser Stage

Photos by: Joanna Glezakos –  Review by: Adam Harrison – Fifteen years ago, Evanescence brought gothic rock into the spotlight. Now the band is back and spicing things up again – all grown up, reinvented, and touring with a 30+ person orchestra as part of their backup band. It’s not the first time a hard rock or heavy metal … Continue reading

Photos + Review: Arcade Fire, Hamilton Leithauser @ Budweiser Stage

Photos by: Morgan Hotston –  Review by: Curtis Sindrey – Montreal indie rockers Arcade Fire made a welcomed return to Budweiser Stage last night during their ongoing tour in support of their fifth studio album, Everything Now (out now via Sonovox/Columbia). Polarizing upon release, Everything Now is equal parts classic Arcade Fire, and experimental over-indulgence, but that didn’t stop the … Continue reading

Photos + Review: Foo Fighters, The Struts, The Beaches @ Rogers Centre

Photos by: Brendan Albert – Review by: Curtis Sindrey – Foo Fighters brought their rock and roll circus to Toronto’s Rogers Centre last night in support of their ninth studio album, Concrete and Gold (out now via RCA/Roswell). “You’re all here because you love rock and roll”, said frontman Dave Grohl early on in the 23-song set that included … Continue reading

Concert Review: Sugarland @ Fallsview Casino

By: Gilles LeBlanc –  Six full years after their last visit to Fallsview Casino’s cozy Avalon Ballroom Theatre, recently reunited country band Sugarland returned to Niagara Falls for their “Still the Same” comeback tour. Powerhouse singer Jennifer Nettles and bearded guitar/mandolin virtuoso Kristian Bush have arguably outgrown the 1,500 seat venue; whether it was a … Continue reading

Photos + Review: Beck, Oh Wonder @ Budweiser Stage

Photos by: Lisa Mark – Review by: Curtis Sindrey – Acclaimed folk-pop singer-songwriter Beck brought his ongoing tour in support of his 13thalbum, Colors, to Toronto’s Budweiser Stage last night (July 8th) and the performance can best be described as “wow”. Throughout a 24-song set, Beck took fans on a kaleidoscoptic journey of a variety of genres, including: acoustic folk … Continue reading

Photos + Review: Paramore @ Budweiser Stage

Photos by: Katrina Lat –  Review by: Adam Harrison – It was anything but hard times at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage last night (June 18th) as Paramore celebrated their fifth and highly successful studio album, After Laughter, with a tour stop in The 6ix. Opening the night were Los Angles indie dance pop sensations, Foster the People. The title … Continue reading

Concert Review: The Decembrists @ Sony Centre

By: Curtis Sindrey – Beloved Portland-based indie rock band The Decemberists returned to Toronto’s Sony Centre on May 30th. While the five-piece is best known for their folk-rock singalongs, the group’s new album, I’ll Be Your Girl, sees a band that has embraced New Order and Depeche Mode-influenced synths on new tracks like “Once In My Life”. What … Continue reading

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