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Kaytranada to replace Tyler The Creator as NXNE Port Lands headliner

By: Staff – North By Northeast (NXNE) has announced that Canadian DJ/Producer, and Prism Prize and Polaris Prize winner Kaytranada will perform at the Port Lands on Saturday June 24th, replacing Tyler The Creator. He will join previously announced acts Passion Pit, Post Malone, Bleachers, Tinie Tempah and more for the all ages weekend long event. “We’re thrilled … Continue reading

The Kills Announce New EP “Echo Home – Non-Electric”

By: Staff – The Kills – Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince – will release the Echo Home – Non-Electric EP digitally on June 2nd, with a limited edition 10″ vinyl release available for pre-order today. Both the physical and digital versions of the Echo Home – Non-Electric EP will feature audio from a stripped down session … Continue reading

Stream The Technicolors’ New Summer-Ready Playlist Featuring Future Islands, Phoenix

By: Staff – If you’re anything like us and never quite got over Is This It by the Strokes and have had the new Spoon record on repeat, you’re going to fall head over heels for The Technicolors. Inspired by garage rock and mid 90’s Brit-pop, The Technicolors aesthetic is the perfect soundtrack for summer. Their debut album, … Continue reading

Chance The Rapper’s Toronto concert postponed due to high water levels

By: Staff – Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist Chance The Rapper’s concert at Budweiser Stage in Toronto on May 24th has been postponed due to high water levels on Lake Ontario. In a statement, concert promoter Live Nation assured fans that the concert has been rescheduled to Tuesday, May 30th at Budweiser Stage at 8pm “Due to the unprecedented … Continue reading

Several fatalities after explosion at Ariana Grande concert

By: Staff – Nineteen people have been killed, and around 50 injured after an explosion at Manchester Arena in the UK this evening, where pop artist Ariana Grande was performing. In a Facebook post, Greater Manchester Police released the following statement: “Emergency services are currently responding to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena. There are a … Continue reading

2017 Pemberton Music Festival Cancelled

By: Staff – The 2017 Pemberton Music Festival, which was scheduled to take place from July 13-16 in Pemberton, BC with a lineup that featured Chance the Rapper, Muse, A Tribe Called Quest, Run The Jewels, Tegan & Sara, Migos, Little Uzi Vert, Future Islands, Lil Yachty, The Avalanches, Joey Bada$$, Thundercat, Noname, Hamilton Leithauser, and Denzel Curry, among others, … Continue reading

Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas Announces 2017 Lineup

By: Staff – This June 16-18, EDC Las Vegas will come alive on Las Vegas Motor Speedway in a 360-degree landscape featuring eight stunning stage designs, a parade of playful costumed characters, mobile musical Art Cars, hundreds of legendary artists, and an endless sea of thrilling carnival rides. Brand new spectacles will be unveiled including the … Continue reading

Nominees Announced For 2017 MMVAs

By: Staff – The nominees for the 2017 MMVAs have been announced, with Canadian artists A Tribe Called Red, Grimes, and Shawn Mendes topping the list with an impressive four nominations each. Close behind with three nominations each are Alessia Cara, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Lorde, PUP, The Weeknd, and Zeds Dead. Performers Arkells and Niall Horan each nabbed … Continue reading

NXNE Announces 2017 Launch Party

By: Staff – North By Northeast (NXNE) today announced provocative, politically charged electro-pop sensation Peaches as part of this year’s NXNE launch party at the Phoenix Concert Theatre on June 19th at 9pm. From acclaimed theater productions to her cinematic debut at the Toronto International Film Festival, her triumphant ‘Live at Massey Hall’ show to the release … Continue reading

Chris Cornell, Soundgarden singer, dead at 52

By: Staff – UPDATE: According to AP, a medical examiner has determined that Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell committed suicide by hanging. ——————————————————————————————- Chris Cornell, who was best known as the lead singer of Grammy Award-winning hard rock band Soundgarden and Grammy-nominated supergroup Audioslave, has died aged 52. In a statement to AP, his rep, Brian … Continue reading