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Interview: DVSN on Their Creative Process, Staying Inspired, & Mentoring Emerging Canadian Artists With “First Up with RBCxMusic”

By: Sasha Lindsay – The R&B duo DVSN, consisting of singer Daniel Daley and producer Paul ‘Nineteen85’ Jefferies talk about their creative process, staying inspired and making art in a bubble during the COVID-19 pandemic. They address mentorship, community outreach and the importance of being ambassadors for First Up with RBCxMusic, for emerging Canadian artists. Citing … Continue reading

Interview: Dr. Chris Gibbs Talks Return of Live Music, Socially Distanced Concerts, & The Future of Entertainment

By: Sasha Lindsay – Dr. Chris Gibbs, Chair, School of Creative Industries, Faculty of Communication and Design at Ryerson University discusses the roadmap to recovery for live events, touches on nostalgia’s role in increased digital revenue, the theatrical side that is emerging in live events, how music and community will still thrive with safety measures being met … Continue reading

Podcast: Dakota Arsenault of Contra Zoom Talks Media Consumption During Quarantine

By: Staff – In a new feature to Aesthetic Magazine, we are proud to announce that we are the new presenting partner for Toronto-based film podcast Contra Zoom. Your host, Dakota Arsenault, goes in depth about everything film; from lists, to reviews, and more! On this episode Royce Benson returns after guesting on the Top Ten … Continue reading

Waxahatchee Announces Full Album Livestream Series

By: Staff – In the wake of her postponed spring tour, Waxahatchee has announced a series of livestreams that will take her through her entire discography. A full schedule and rundown is below. Tickets $15 per show and $50 for the entire series. Katie had this to say about the shows: “I’m announcing a run … Continue reading

Brett Kissel Announces Drive-In Country Music Concert

By: Staff – Tough times don’t last, tough people do. Those words have never been more relevant as the world faces the challenges of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. Together with Safeway Canada, Brett Kissel has announced ‘Brett Kissel – Live at the Drive-In,’ a social distancing drive-in country music concert taking place on Saturday, June … Continue reading

July Talk Announces Toronto Drive-In Theatre Concerts

By: Staff – Toronto’s July Talk has always straddled the line between cinema and rock and roll, which makes the setting for the band’s first post-lockdown concert – a drive-in movie theatre – just the ticket. The event, the first of its kind announced in Canada, will bring one of the country’s best live bands … Continue reading

Interview: 7 Music Photographers and How They’re Coping During COVID-19

By: Curtis Sindrey – As the coronavirus pandemic continues to dominate the world, the music photography community, along with the music industry as a whole, has been heavily impacted as music venues close and tours are postponed. With an end not quite in sight, photographers are forced to adapt to this “new normal” as they struggle to … Continue reading

Dashboard Confessional Announces Charity Livestream

By: Staff – Dashboard Confessional’s Chris Carrabba today announced he’ll host a career-spanning charity livestream set on April 28th at 8pm EDT/5pm PDT. All profits will benefit the Music HealthAlliance, which today announced its partnership with the Spotify COVID-19 Music Relief project. Spotify will match donations to its partner organizations dollar-for-dollar up to a total … Continue reading

Podcast: Dakota Arsenault of Contra Zoom Talks COVID-19’s Impact on the Movie Industry

By: Staff – In a new feature to Aesthetic Magazine, we are proud to announce that we are the new presenting partner for Toronto-based film podcast Contra Zoom. Your host, Dakota Arsenault, goes in depth about everything film; from lists, to reviews, and more! On the last episode we covered the most anticipated films of 2020, … Continue reading

Stream Fantastic Negrito’s New Track “Chocolate Samurai”

By: Staff – Fantastic Negrito has released the new track, ‘Chocolate Samurai’, which is out now via Cooking Vinyl and available on all DSPs here. The accompanying video features fans across the globe submitting footage of them singing along to the track whilst in isolation. Watch it below. Fantastic Negrito comments, “Have you lost your mind … Continue reading