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Exclusive: Stream SOMBRA’s New Curated Spotify Playlist Feat. Songs That Inspired His New Single “PYRAMIDES”

By: Staff – To celebrate the release of SOMBRA’s new single “PYRAMIDES“, the emerging artist that fuses dance-worthy alternative rock with hiphop, industrial pop and indie, curated a brand new exclusive Spotify playlist featuring songs that inspired the track. Stream it exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. “PYRAMIDES was the first single since we’ve released since our debut album … Continue reading

Interview: Bad Child Talks “Free Trial”, Blending Art Forms, and Collaborating with Spike Stent

By: Jessica Nakamoto – For 21-year-old singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Isaiah Steinberg, art and storytelling have always gone hand-in-hand. Yet it wasn’t until his mother’s passing that the young Canadian began to put pen to paper and utilize lyrics as an emotional outlet and platform from which to document stories of his own. Finding solace in song, … Continue reading

Nominees Announced For 2017 MMVAs

By: Staff – The nominees for the 2017 MMVAs have been announced, with Canadian artists A Tribe Called Red, Grimes, and Shawn Mendes topping the list with an impressive four nominations each. Close behind with three nominations each are Alessia Cara, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Lorde, PUP, The Weeknd, and Zeds Dead. Performers Arkells and Niall Horan each nabbed … Continue reading

Prism Prize 2017 Announces Top 20 Finalists

By: Staff – The Prism Prize has announced its list for the top 20 finalists for best Canadian Music Video of the year, as voted by a jury of more than 120 music, film and media arts professionals. The Prism Prize Top 20 is based on originality, creativity, style, innovation and effective execution, and the winning video will be awarded $15,000.00 cash … Continue reading

Polaris Music Prize announces 2016 short list

By: Staff – The Polaris Music Prize has announced its 2016 short list. Announcing the 2016 short list were this year’s gala hosts: Tom Power, CBC Radio 2 Morning host and Polaris jurist, and Amanda Parris, host of CBC Radio 2’s Marvin’s Room and CBC’s Exhibitionists. The Polaris Music Prize gala will be held at The Carlu in Toronto on Monday, September … Continue reading

Photos: Bestival Toronto 2016 – The Cure, Grimes, Daughter, Tchami, The Wombats

Photos by: Anthony D’Elia – The second and final day of Bestival Toronto 2016 at Woodbine Park in Toronto on June 12th featured performances by Goth rock legends The Cure, who released their newest album, 4:13 Dream, in 2008 via Suretone/Geffen, which featured the singles “The Only One”, “Freakshow”, “Sleep When I’m Dead”, and “The Perfect Boy”, synthpop artist Grimes, K indie rock band Daughter, … Continue reading

Photos: Sasquatch 2016 (Day 4) – Florence And The Machine, Sufjan Stevens, Grimes

Photos by: Kevin Tosh, & Matthew Lamb –  The fourth and final day of Sasquatch 2016 at The Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington featured performances by Grammy-nominated UK indie rock band Florence and the Machine, who released their third album, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful, on May 29th, 2015 via Island, Acclaimed indie pop singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens, who released … Continue reading

Photos: Moogfest 2016 – Grimes, GZA, Tory Lanez, Odesza, Bob Moses

Photos by: Alex Kacha, Nico Amarca, Ian Clontz, Rodney Boles, Eric Waters, Ryan Snyder, Ryan Sides, & Caleb Smallwood – Moogfest, which celebrates the legacy of Bob Moog, the visionary engineer who pioneered the analog synthesizer and other technology tools used by artists like Stevie Wonder, David Bowie, and Kraftwerk, featured more performances on May 20th by the … Continue reading

Photos: Laneway Festival Sydney 2016 – Purity Ring, Flume, Beach House, CHVRCHES, Grimes

Photos by: Gwendolyn Lee –  The 2016 Laneway Festival took place at the Sydney College of the Arts in Sydney, Australia on February 7th and featured performances by Edmonton, ON-based synthpop band Purity Ring, who released their second album, Another Eternity, on February 27th, 2015 via 4AD, which follows up their 2012 Polaris Music Prize-shortlisted album, Shrine, Australian DJ/Producer Flume, dream pop … Continue reading

Watch FIDLAR’s new video for “Why Generation”

By: Staff –   FIDLAR shared their new emoji inspired music video for “Why Generation.” Watch the clip below. Directed by longtime collaborator Ryan Baxley (“Cocaine“, “40oz. On Repeat“, “West Coast“) and animated by Nolan Fabricius, the clip reimagines FIDLAR’s notoriously rowdy live show in a world created entirely out of the popular social messaging characters. … Continue reading

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