Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Halifax-based indie rock artist Rich Aucoin, who will release his newest EP, Hold, on March 16th, performed at the Drake Hotel in Toronto last night (March 1st).
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Los Angeles-based indie folk band Magic Giant, who released their debut album, In The Wind, on May 19th, 2017, which they recorded in the spring of 2016, between a shuttle bus converted into a solar-powered mobile recording studio, and the band’s home recording base, The Bunker, in Silver Lake, CA, performed at the … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Produced by bandleader Ellis Ludwig-Leone and brought to life by his fellow performers—lead vocalists Charlene Kaye and Allen Tate, trumpet player John Brandon, saxophonist Stephen Chen, violinist Rebekah Durham, drummer Michael Hanf, and guitarists Tyler McDiarmid and Aki Ishiguro— San Fermin’s third studio album, Belong, unfolds in warm, intoxicating textures that both … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Brooklyn-based indie rock band San Fermin, who released their third album, Belong, on April 7th, 2017, which featured the singles “Open”, and “Bride”, performed at Lee’s Palace in Toronto last night (Jan. 27th).
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Country music band James Barker Band, who released their debut EP, Game On, on April 21st, 2017 via Universal, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night (Jan. 19th) with Canadian country music singer-songwriter Meghan Patrick, who released her second album, Country Music Made Me Do It, on January 12th, 2018 via Warner Music … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Folk/Indie Rock singer-singwriter Angel Olsen, who released her third album, My Woman, on September 2nd, 2016 via Jagjaguwar, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night (Dec. 6th).
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Scottish post-rock band Mogwai, who released their ninth album, Every Country’s Sun, on September 1st, 2017 via Rock Action, which was produced by Dave Fridmann (The Flaming Lips, Weezer, Spoon, MGMT), and featured the single “Party in the Dark”, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Dec. 5th) with electronic … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – UK indie rock singer-songwriter Jake Bugg, who released his fourth album, Hearts That Strain, on September 1st, 2017 via Virgin EMI Records, which was co-produced by Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach, and which featured the single “How Soon the Dawn”, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Dec. 2nd) with Guelph, … Continue reading
We invited our team of contributors to share some of their favourite concerts of 2017. Many identify with their top picks on a personal level where a concert was the highlight of their year. For some, their list represents a culmination of 2017’s hard work; and others select clear stand-outs amidst the transforming process of discovering … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Soul Rock singer-songwriter Cold Specks, who released her newest album, Fool’s Paradise, on September 22nd, 2017 via Arts & Crafts, which featured the singles “Fool’s Paradise”, and “Wild Card”, which were produced and mixed by long-time collaborator Jim Anderson at Easy Life Studio in Toronto, with Tim Kingsbury of Arcade Fire performing bass, performed at the Mod … Continue reading