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Photos: First Aid Kit @ Palais Theatre

Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Swedish indie folk duo First Aid Kit, who released their third album, Stay Gold, on June 10th, 2014 via Columbia, which was produced by Mike Mogis (Bright Eyes, Rilo Kiley, Jenny Lewis, Rachael Yamagata), and which spawned the singles “My Silver Lining”, and “Cedar Lane”, performed at the Palais Theatre on March … Continue reading

New Music: Atlas Bound – “Tell Me”

By: Danielle Deschamps –   Sydney, Australia-based songwriting/production duo Atlas Bound are making waves with their fluent melodies, smooth-ridden vocals and airy electronics that fuse to produce a trademark sound that is soulful, yet delicate. The dubbed soul-electronica act recently revealed a fresh and undeniably smooth single titled “Tell Me”, released through newly minted Next Wave … Continue reading

Moroccan Rollers: An Interview with The Tea Party’s Stuart Chatwood

By: Anan Rahman (@anan_ra) – These are exciting times for The Tea Party. After a decade-long period of silence following an acrimonious breakup, the Canadian rock trio has put aside their differences to record Ocean at the End, their first album in ten years. We spoke to Stuart Chatwood, the band’s bassist and about world music, collaborating with Jethro Tull’s Ian … Continue reading

Portrait Series/Q&A: Laurel

By: Elaisha Green (@elaishajade) and Ted Belton –   On her six-song EP To The Hills, strings and a minimalist electro loop back the whispered, yet assertive harmonies of London-based artist Laurel. The 20-year-old musician is the “next big thing” with her music video for lead single “Shells” premiering premiere on Vogue online in July. Elaisha Green of Aesthetic Magazine chatted with the … Continue reading

Concert Review: Jagwar Ma, Fascinator @ The Hoxton

By: Patrick Topping (@ptopp_ing) –  Sydney, Australia export Jagwar Ma hooked an exuberant Toronto crowd last night at The Hoxton with their infectious concoction of garage-rock inflected acid-house grooves. Australian guy-girl duo Fascinator opened the show as they appeared in shimmery Komodos and adorned with baseball caps-turned googly-eyed head masks. Centered on modulating laptop beats that borrowed from techno, house, and jungle music, the … Continue reading