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Photos: BadBadNotGood, Skiifall @ History Toronto

Photos by: Joanna Glezakos –  Toronto-based jazz/hip-hop band BadBadNotGood, who released their newest album, Talk Memory, on October 8th, 2021 via XL/Innovative Leisure, which featured the singles “Signal from the Noise”, “Beside April”, and “Open Channels”, and which followed up their 2016 album, IV, performed at History in Toronto last night (Sept. 2nd) with Montreal-based hip-hop artist Skiifall, who is best known … Continue reading

Photos: Norah Jones @ Huntington Bank Pavilion

Photos by: Katie Kuropas – Jazz artist Norah Jones, who released her newest album, I Dream of Christmas, on October 15th, 2021 via Blue Note, performed at Huntington Bank Pavilion in Chicago last night (July 15th).

Exclusive Premiere: Stream Andrew North and the Rangers’ New Single “Chicken in the Backyard”

By: Staff – Emerging rock/jazz/jam band Andrew North and the Rangers is back with their new single “Chicken in the Backyard”, which you can stream exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. “I used to have a couple of backyard chickens,” said North. “It was awesome and I always wanted to post pictures about them on Instagram so everyone … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Stream Bukola’s New Single “I Am Enough”

By: Staff – Emerging Vancouver-based singer-songwriter Bukola is back with her new single “I Am Enough”, which you can stream exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. The song is the 2nd single from her debut EP The Chronicles of a Teenage Mind, which is out June 25th. “I Am Enough” is about Bukola’s journey growing up … Continue reading

Charlotte Day Wilson Returns With Two New Singles

By: Staff – Singer-songwriter, and producer Charlotte Day Wilson returns today with two new tracks -the velvety love song “Take Care Of You” featuring Syd and the effortlessly sunny “Summertime”. The Toronto native melds soul, jazz, and R&B to create atmospheric upbeat ballads that breathe warmth and intimacy into contemporary pop. Her first offerings of … Continue reading

Stream Cassowary’s New Single “Moth”

By: Staff – Emerging multi-instrumentalist Cassowary is back with his new single “Moth”, which you can stream below. The track is the third single from his upcoming self-titled debut album out April 24th via Fat Possum. As chill as it is animated, the minimalist instrumental track weaves traditional jazz elements in with winding cosmic sounds, building … Continue reading

Album Review: Miles Davis – “The Complete Birth of the Cool”

By: Jessica Nakamoto –     As common lore dictates, in order to change the world, you simply must own a garage. And from the etch-a-sketch to the search engine now known as Google, it’s hard to argue with the “facts”. Yet, years before even Steve Jobs’ break through invention of the first preassembled computer, it … Continue reading

Album Review: Flying Lotus – “Flamagra”

By: Kirstin Bews –     Flying Lotus is releasing his new album, Flamagra, on May 24th via Warp Records. Aptly named, this album is fire. While this album comes half a decade after his last effort, You’re Dead (2014), it feels like no time was wasted in the creating of this 27-track masterpiece.   The theme … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Stream Tara Kannangara’s New Single “I Made This For You”

By: Staff – Toronto synth-pop/jazz artist Tara Kannangara‘s is back with her new single ‘I Made This For You’, which you can stream exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. “‘I Made This For You’ is essentially about letting go,” says Kannangara. “Artists spend countless hours refining the work, trying to make it perfect, hoping that it will be … Continue reading

Podcast: Thompson Egbo-Egbo Talks “A New Standard”, Toronto Raptors, & Jazz in 2018

By: Adam Harrison –   In a new feature to Aesthetic Magazine, we are proud to announce a collaboration with Toronto-based writer/photographer/podcast host Adam Harrison and his new show, The Adamantium Podcast, which features local and celebrity guests engage in casual conversations on art, culture, and entertainment. In episode 28, comedian, jazz pianist, Thompson Egbo-Egbo, joins us to discuss his … Continue reading

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