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Stream John Carpenter’s New Two Song Single “Skeleton” & “Unclean Spirit”

By: Staff – Legendary composer/director John Carpenter has returned with his first non-soundtrack music since 2016’s Lost Themes II. Collaborating again with son Cody Carpenter and godson Daniel Davies, his bandmates and co-composers for the David Gordon Green-directed Halloween films, Carpenter has shared the propulsive new single “Skeleton” and its B-side, the haunting “Unclean Spirit.” … Continue reading

Recap + Photos: TIFF Boombox 2019

By: Curtis Sindrey – The TIFF Lightbox hosted a ghoulishly fun Halloween party on Halloween night that will be hard to top next year. Featuring a Cirque du Soleil performance of their ongoing show Alegria, plus great eats, including a sinfully delicious chocolate cake dripping with chocolate ganache from The Grand Order of Divine Sweets, and … Continue reading

PUP Haunts Your TV Screens With New Video for “See You At Your Funeral”

By: Staff – Today, PUP invite you to join them as they catch up on the latest episode of Growing Up Ghouls in the new video for “See You At Your Funeral” from director Joe Stakun, just in time for Halloween. Watch it below. With the Falls Apart Tour having shredded through North America already, … Continue reading

TIFF Boombox returns with “Heroes vs. Villains”

By: Staff – Good and evil collide on October 31 at TIFF Bell Lightbox, where heroes face off against villains and Cirque du Soleil dazzles with an exclusive, one-night-only performance. Do you have what it takes to leave your ordinary life behind and enter a world of extraordinarily high stakes and jaw-dropping adventure? Battle lines … Continue reading

Podcast: Dakota Arsenault of Contra Zoom Talks Halloween Movies

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! In a brand new episode, Dakota is joined by Stephanie Prior to talk … Continue reading

Photos: TIFF Boombox 2018

Photos by: Morgan Harris – Last night, TIFF hosted their annual Boombox fundraiser event to ensure they can continue their work in film-based education, community outreach, film preservation, and filmmaker development. The evening took attendees into a dark world of ghouls, glam, and classic horror as the TIFF Lightbox was spooked up with entertainment, performances, and killer … Continue reading

Interview: John Carpenter Talks “Halloween”, and Releasing Albums in Your 60s

By: Jeff Weiss – John Carpenter is set to release Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998, a collection of 13 of his classic movie themes newly recorded with the collaborators that worked on his Lost Themes albums, next Friday, October 20th via Sacred Bones. On the new album, Carpenter is joined by the musicians that accompanied him on his last two … Continue reading

Freaky Deaky Announces 2017 Lineup

By: Staff – Freaky Deaky has announced its 2017 lineup. The multi-day and multi-city festival, which is set to take over Milwaukee’s Wisconsin Center from Oct 27-28, Chicago’s Concord Music Hall (Oct 26-27), and Aragon Ballroom (Oct 27-28), and Grand Rapids, Michigan’s The Intersection (Oct 27), and Ann Arbor’s Necto (Oct 31), will be headlined … Continue reading

Stream Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross’ Creepy New Version of the “Halloween” Theme

By: Staff – To celebrate the release of John Carpenter’s new album, Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998, a collection of 13 of his classic movie themes newly recorded with the collaborators that worked on his Lost Themes albums, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have shared a creepy new version of Carpenter’s iconic “Halloween” theme. Stream the track below. “I clearly remember … Continue reading

Photos: AlunaGeorge, Roland Tings @ The Hoxton

Photos by: Stephan Ordonez –  UK synthpop duo AlunaGeorge, who released their debut album, Body Music, on July 26th, 2013 via Island, which featured the singles “You Know You Like It”, “Your Drums, Your Love”, “Attracting Flies” and “Best Be Believing”, performed at The Hoxton in Toronto last night with Melbourne, Australia-based DJ/Producer Roland Tings, who released … Continue reading