By: Curtis Sindrey – Visiting Calgary is an experience not like any other. At first glance, it looks like your typical bustling western Canadian city. But with a booming economy and a thriving arts scene, Calgary has cemented itself as a go-to destination. Every June, music fans descend on Calgary for the city’s annual Sled Island Music … Continue reading
By: Lucy Sky – On the heels of her triumphant Matador Records debut Turn Out the Lights and the critically acclaimed EP as one-third of boygenius (not to mention recent team-ups with Matt Berninger, The National, and Jack Antonoff), Julien Baker has been on a creative hot streak as of late. Baker is an astoundingly powerful voice in … Continue reading
By: Staff – To celebrate the upcoming Sled Island Music Festival in Calgary, we curated an exclusive Spotify playlist that features songs from some of the 250+ bands set to play this year’s event. Check it out below!
Photos by: Morgan Harris – Alt-Rock/Indie Folk singer-songwriter Julien Baker, who released her second album, Turn Out the Lights, on October 27th, 2017 via Matador, which was recorded at Tennessee’s Ardent Studios with Sorority Noise’s Cameron Boucher, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Nov. 10th) with indie rock supergroup BoyGenius, which features Julien Baker, … Continue reading
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Alt-Rock/Indie Folk singer-songwriter Julien Baker, who is expected to release her second album, Turn Out the Lights, on October 27th, 2017 via Matador, which was recorded at Tennessee’s Ardent Studios with Sorority Noise’s Cameron Boucher, performed at the Opera House in Toronto last night (Oct. 24th) with Brooklyn, New York-based band Half … Continue reading
Photos by: Jaime Espinoza – Glasgow-based indie pop band Belle and Sebastian, who released their newest album, Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance, on January 19th, 2015 via Matador, which they recorded in Atlanta, Georgia in 2014, performed at the Sony Centre in Toronto on July 27th with alt-rock singer-songwriter Julien Baker, who released her debut album, Sprained Ankle, on … Continue reading
By: Staff – As a thank you to their fans for one of their fastest selling tours, Dashboard Confessional’s Chris Carrabba covered some of his favorite songs for a surprise EP appropriately titled Covered + Taped. The EP includes songs by The 1975 (“Sex”), Julien Baker (“Sprained Ankle”), Justin Bieber (“Love Yourself”), and Sorority Noise (“Using”). “I love covering great songs by great artists,” Carrabba … Continue reading