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Broken Social Scene Announce New Album “Hug of Thunder”

By: Staff – Toronto-based indie rock band Broken Social Scene have recently detailed their first album in seven years, Hug Of Thunder, out July 7 on their label Arts & Crafts. Produced by Joe Chiccarelli and mixed by Shawn Everett, Hug Of Thunder includes contributions from all fifteen original members of Broken Social Scene, as well … Continue reading

NXNE Announces Club Land Curator Series

By: Staff – North By Northeast (NXNE) has announced the inaugural year of the Club Land Curator Series. NXNE is bringing back the club-hopping wristband with a twist, offering festivalgoers the chance to discover the hottest acts brewing in Canada’s music scene. Some of the best up-and-coming bands in the country have been hand picked by a … Continue reading

5 Must-See Artists at Field Trip 2017

By: Staff – Toronto’s essential downtown music and arts festival is celebrating five years with its biggest lineup yet. Field Trip has become the unofficial kick off to the city’s busy summer festival season and this year’s bill continues a tradition of curating a world­-class, boutique music event inside the gorgeous and intimate confines of the city’s Historic … Continue reading

Stream Broken Social Scene’s first new song in seven years “Halfway Home”

By: Staff – Broken Social Scene have released their first new song in seven years. Entitled “Halfway Home”, the new song follows the band’s critically acclaimed 2010 album Forgiveness Rock Record and is a welcome return from the Canadian collective. Broken Social Scene performed “Halfway Home” live for the first time last night on The Late … Continue reading

Feist Announces New Album “Pleasure”

By: Staff – Acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter Feist has announced the release of her new album, Pleasure, which is her first batch of new music since 2011’s Metals. According to Universal Music, Pleasure, which is set for release on April 28th, explores “emotional limits,” including “loneliness, private ritual, secrets, shame, mounting pressures, disconnect, tenderness, rejection, care and the lack thereof.” … Continue reading

Field Trip Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

By: Staff – Toronto’s essential downtown music and arts festival is celebrating five years with its biggest lineup yet. Field Trip has become the unofficial kick off to the city’s busy summer festival season and this year’s bill continues a tradition of curating a world­-class, boutique music event inside the gorgeous and intimate confines of the city’s Historic … Continue reading

Photos: Jason Collett, Taylor Knox @ Handlebar

Photos by: Justin Roth – Toronto-based indie rock singer-songwriter Jason Collett, who is best known as a member of acclaimed indie rock band Broken Social Scene, and who released his sixth full-length album, Song And Dance Man, on February 5th, 2016 via Arts & Crafts, which was produced by Bahamas’ Afie Jurvanen, and which followed up his 2012 album, Reckon/Essential Cuts, … Continue reading

Photos: Dream Serenade 2016 – Gord Downie, Barenaked Ladies, Broken Social Scene

Photos by: Jag Gundu – Dream Serenade returned to Massey Hall for its 3rd edition last night, creating another unforgettable night to support services for children with developmental disabilities and celebrate their caregivers. This year’s star-studded lineup featured the long-awaited Massey Hall debut of Toronto’s Broken Social Scene, in addition to sets from Gord Downie (The Tragically Hip), Amy Millan (Stars), Barenaked Ladies, Dan … Continue reading

Photos: Pitchfork Festival 2016 – Broken Social Scene, Carly Rae Jepsen, Twin Peaks

Photos by: Kari Terzino –  Day one of Pitchfork Festival 2016 featured performances by Juno Award-winning Toronto-based indie rock band Broken Social Scene, who released their fourth album, Forgiveness Rock Record, on May 4th, 2010 via Arts and Crafts, Vancouver-based electropop singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen, who released her third album, Emotion, on June 24th, 2015 via 604/Interscope, which featured … Continue reading

Brendan Canning announces new solo album “Home Wrecking Years”

By: Staff – Brendan Canning, founding member of Broken Social Scene, today announces his forthcoming solo album, Home Wrecking Years, out August 12 via Arts & Crafts. Home Wrecking Years is a vibe-y backyard barbecue-ready indie album. Smart and breezy four-minute pop tunes that run the gamut from 90s-era college rock to tropical baroque pop. First single and lead track “Book It To Fresno” features … Continue reading