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Photos: Austra, Chinese Opera, Blue Hawaii, Petra Glynt @ The Opera House

Photos by: Dawn Hamilton – Toronto-based synthpop band Austra, who released their second album, Olympia, on June 17th, 2013 via Paper Bag, which spawned the singles “Home”, and “Painful Like”, performed at The Opera House in Toronto last night with Chinese Opera, Montreal-based electronic duo Blue Hawaii, who released a new mixtape called AGOR this month, … Continue reading

Contest: (19+) – Win 2 Tickets To See Blue Hawaii In Toronto!

  Venue: Wrongbar Date: July 28th Restrictions: 19+ You can enter only once via one of the following entry methods: Follow Aesthetic Magazine Toronto on Twitter and tweet the following message: (19+) – Win 2 tickets to @trubluhawaii @wrongbar. (@arbutusrecords, @embracepresents). Follow @Aesthetic_Mag + RT. http://bit.ly/1dQ7ZDP Like our “Blue Hawaii” post on Facebook and send us a message with your e-mail address included. Send an email to aestheticmag@gmail.com with “Blue Hawaii” in the subject line. Include … Continue reading

Photos: NXNE Day 2 – DIANA, Braids, Blue Hawaii, Brendan Canning, Wordburglar

By: Lauren Garbutt (@LaurenGarbutt1) – During day 2 of NXNE, we saw budding Toronto-based “chillwave pop” quartet DIANA at The Horseshoe, Montreal-based electronic band Braids, who released their new 12″ single In Kind // Amends, last month, and Montreal-based electronic-pop duo Blue Hawaii at The Silver Dollar. Broken Social Scene’s Brendan Canning, who just performed with the aforementioned musical collective … Continue reading

Album Review: Braids Abandons Guitars For Synths On New EP “In Kind // Amends”

By: Sam Rashid (@thisissamrashid) – The Montreal-based Braids, which features Blue Hawaii’s Raphaelle Standell-Preston, creates a fountain of electronic whims and melodies on their new EP, In Kind // Amends, out  June 11 via Flemish Eye Records, which serves as a predecessor to their forthcoming sophomore LP, which is due out this fall. In Kind // Amends breaks … Continue reading

Photos: Purity Ring, Blue Hawaii @ The Danforth Music Hall

Photos by: Nim Mendoza – Edmonton electronic duo Purity Ring performed at The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto on Sunday with Montreal’s Blue Hawaii.    

Album Review: Blue Hawaii – “Untogether”

By: Elena Gritzan –     The title of Blue Hawaii’s debut full-length serves as a thesis statement for the lyrical content and emotional themes that it explores. Untogether. The not-quite-a-word encapsulates the separation anxiety and emotional disconnect expressed in the project, written long-distance by Raphaelle Standell-Preston and Alexander Cowan. Standell-Preston first made her mark as the voice behind BRAIDS, … Continue reading

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