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Album Review: Local Natives – “Violet Street”

By: Kirstin Bews –       Local Natives are back with their new album, Violet Street, which is set for release on April 26th via Loma Vista. This album has been long anticipated by fans who have been waiting for this follow up since their 2016 album, Sunlit Youth. Produced by Shawn Everett (Alabama … Continue reading

Exclusive: Stream Nuela Charles’ New “Songs That Meant More To Me After Hearing Them Live” Playlist

By: Staff – To celebrate Nuela Charles’ new single “Troublemaker”, the acclaimed alt-soul singer/songwriter curated a new playlist that chronicles a list of tracks that meant more to her after she heard them live.  “Troublemaker” is the second single from her upcoming EP to be released this Fall. It was written and produced by Charles and production … 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

Polaris Music Prize Reveals 2018 Long List

By: Staff – The Polaris Music Prize has unveiled the 40 albums on the 2018 Long List. The 2018 Polaris Music Prize Long List is: a l l i e – Nightshade Alvvays – Antisocialites Arcade Fire – Everything Now Bahamas – Earthtones The Barr Brothers – Queens of the Breakers Bernice – Puff LP: In … Continue reading

Photos + Recap: 2018 JUNO Awards @ Rogers Arena

Photos by: Timothy Nguyen – The 2018 JUNO Awards celebrated Canada’s biggest night in music in grand style last night, from the 200-foot red carpet taking over the Georgia viaduct to the sold-out live broadcast from Vancouver’s Rogers Arena. The two-hour show opened with a special instrumental rendition of International Achievement Award Winner, Arcade Fire’s “Everything Now,” who also … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Stream Freedom Baby’s New Song “My Force”

By: Staff –   Toronto-based nine piece orchestral indie group, Freedom Baby, have premiered their brand new song “My Force” below. Likened to early Arcade Fire and Beirut, the band wrote new single “My Force” in one day without re-writes. There was no intended theme or subject matter when they began writing and it all came … Continue reading

Juno Awards Announce 2018 Nominees

By: Staff –   The nominees for the 47th Annual JUNO Awards were announced today by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at a press conference at The Great Hall in Toronto. Arcade Fire leads off with four nominations: Single of the Year*, Album of the Year*, Group of the Year* and … Continue reading

Forecastle Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

By: Staff – Embarking on its 16th edition, the Forecastle Festival will return this July 13-15, led by Grammy-winning and nominated artists, including Southern rocker and Kentucky native Chris Stapleton, prismatic indie rockers Arcade Fire and alt-rock icons Modest Mouse. The three-day celebration of music, arts and activism will take place at the award-winning Waterfront Park, a sweeping green space … Continue reading

Year in Review: The Best Concert Photos of 2017

We invited our team of contributors to share some of their favourite concert photos of 2017. Many identify with their top picks on a personal level where the gig 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 … Continue reading

Year in Review: The Best Concerts of 2017

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