Photos by: Steve Danyleyko – Toronto-based psychedelic pop band Saffron Sect, who have been described as a “mixture of medieval-flavoured folk-rock, celestial electric ballroom psych, elegiac balladry, ebullient jugband-ragas, pastoral thrumm-blueses and various zonked twangling sounds, played on an array of archaic instruments”, performed at The Smiling Buddha in Toronto on June 20th as part of NXNE 2015 … Continue reading
Photos by: Steve Danyleyko – Halifax-based psychedelic pop band Walrus, who released their newest album, Glam Returns, on February 3rd, 2014 via Out of Sound Records/Poncho Records, performed at the Handlebar in Toronto on June 18th as part of NXNE 2015.
Photos by: Justin Roth – Acclaimed Canadian rapper Shad, who released his fourth album, Flying Colours, on October 15th, 2013 via Black Box, and who is the new host of popular radio show Q on CBC Radio, performed at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto on June 21st as a replacement for Action Bronson, along with Los Angeles-based hip-hop … Continue reading
Photos by: Steve Danyleyko – Psychedelic folk band Amen Dunes, who released their new EP, Cowboy Worship, on January 20th, 2015 via Sacred Bones Records, which follows up their 2014 album, Love, performed at the Berkeley Church in Toronto as part of the House of Vans presents Pitchfork NXNE 2015 showcase on June 18th with singer-songwriter Jessica Pratt, … Continue reading
Photos by: Steve Danyleyko – Canadian psych hard rock band White Cowbell Oklahoma, who released their newest album, Mixto Sixto, on March 16th, 2015, which follows up their 2012 album, Buenas Nachas, performed at The Silver Dollar in Toronto on June 17 as part of NXNE 2015 with Japanese garage rock band Suichu Blanco, who released their debut album, … Continue reading
Photos by: Amy Buck – Vancouver-based indie rock band The New Pornographers, who released their sixth album, Brill Bruisers, on August 26th, 2014 via Last Gang Records/Matador, performed at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto last night as part of NXNE 2015 with Los Angeles-based indie pop duo Best Coast, who released their third album, California Nights, on May 1st, … Continue reading
Photos by: Justin Roth – Toronto-via-Ottawa indie rock band Hollerado, who released their second album, White Paint, on February 26th, 2013 via Royal Mountain Records, performed at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto on June 19th as part of NXNE 2015 with Toronto-based indie rock band Born Ruffians, who released their third album, Birthmarks, on April 16th, 2013 via Yep Roc/Paper … Continue reading
Photos by: Janine Wong – North Carolina-based folk/indie rock singer-singwriter Angel Olsen, who released her second album, Burn Your Fire For No Witness, on February 17th, 2014 via Jagjaguwar, performed at The Mod Club in Toronto on June 20th during NXNE 2015.
Photos by: Steve Danyleyko – UK punk rock singer-songwriter Wreckless Eric, who is best known for his 1977 hit single, “(I’d Go The) Whole Wide World”, which has been covered by the likes of Bahamas, Elvis Costello, Will Ferrell, and The Wallflowers, performed at The Garrison in Toronto on June 17th as part of NXNE 2015 with … Continue reading
Photos by: Steve Danyleyko – Montreal-based indie rock band Double Date With Death, who released their new EP, Across The Sea, on September 15th, 2014, performed at the Bovine Sex Club in Toronto on June 17th.