By: Staff – Last week, during an appearance on CBC’s “The Strombo Show,” Broken Social Scene debuted two new songs, “Can’t Find My Heart” and “1972.” Today they announced Let’s Try The After – Vol 1, a new EP that will be released on February 15th via Arts & Crafts. The EP’s electric first single, “All I … Continue reading
Photos by: Joanna Glezakos – Fantavious Fritz was announced as the Grand Prize winner of the 2018 Prism Prize for Charlotte Day Wilson’s music video for “Work.” Both director and artist were on hand to accept the Prism Prize trophy and $15,000 award at the Prism Prize Awards Presentation at TIFF Lightbox in Toronto last night (May … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – Toronto has become an essential hub for creativity, and has served as a launching pad for dozens of international superstars like Drake, The Weeknd, Broken Social Scene, Metric, and Pup. Now you have the opportunity to check out some of Hogtown’s most iconic musical assets with the ongoing “Music From People City” exhibition, which … Continue reading
Photos by: Natasha Priya – Toronto-based indie rock band Broken Social Scene, who released their fifth album, Hug of Thunder, on July 7th, 2017 via Arts & Crafts, performed at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver last night (Oct. 20th).
By: Staff – Gord Downie has announced his new project, Introduce Yerself, a double-album of twenty-three new songs. Downie recorded the music swiftly over two four-day sessions in January 2016 and February 2017, with the final album often reflecting first takes. Introduce Yerself continues the collaborative relationship that last year brought the music of Downie’s historic Secret … Continue reading
Photos by: Katrina Lat – Described as a “rock fable”, Crow’s Theatre’s newest production “A&R Angels” is set to premiere on November 20th, and its playwright and stars, Broken Social Scene leader Kevin Drew, and Billy Talent frontman Ben Kowalewicz, participated in a roundtable event in Toronto last night to discuss the new production. Tickets are on-sale … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – Beloved indie rock band Broken Social Scene’s new album, Hug Of Thunder is everything BSS fans love from the Canadian collective and then some, an album overflowing with glorious open chords, multi-voice harmonies, spacious psychedelia-tinted breakdowns, and more. It is a panoramic, expansive album that manages to be both epic and intimate; and like … Continue reading
By: Staff – Known for their unique ability to weave ethereal soundscapes into blown-out, crush-pop confections, Vancouver’s Belle Game have announced their sophomore album, Fear/Nothing, which slated for release on September 8th via Arts & Crafts. Produced by Dave Hamelin (The Stills) and executive producer Kevin Drew (Broken Social Scene), the 10-track collection is filled with lush compositions, … Continue reading
Photos by: Aron Harris – Toronto-based post-rock band Do Make Say Think, who released their seventh album, Stubborn Persistent Illusions, on May 19th, 2017 via Constellation Records, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Brendan Albert – Day one of the 2017 Field Trip Music Festival took place at Fort York in Toronto last night, and featured performances by Toronto-based indie rock band Broken Social Scene, who will release their new album, Hug of Thunder, July 7, 2017, which serves as their first album since 2010’s Forgiveness Rock Record, … Continue reading