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Photos: NXNE 2017 – Kaytranada, Tinie Tempah, Bleachers, Muna

Photos by: Nicole De Khors –  Day two of NXNE Port Lands 2017 took place in Toronto on June 24th, and featured performances by Canadian DJ/Producer Kaytranada, who released his debut album, 99.9%, on May 6th, 2016 via XL, which featured guest appearances by Anderson Paak, Vic Mensa, Little Dragon, Syd, Craig David, AlunaGeorge, and BadBadNotGood, and more, UK hip-hop artist Tinie Tempah, New York City-based indie … Continue reading

Kaytranada to replace Tyler The Creator as NXNE Port Lands headliner

By: Staff – North By Northeast (NXNE) has announced that Canadian DJ/Producer, and Prism Prize and Polaris Prize winner Kaytranada will perform at the Port Lands on Saturday June 24th, replacing Tyler The Creator. He will join previously announced acts Passion Pit, Post Malone, Bleachers, Tinie Tempah and more for the all ages weekend long event. “We’re thrilled … Continue reading

Photos + Recap: 2017 Prism Prize Gala @ TIFF Bell Lightbox

Photos by: Joanna Glezakos –  Last night, the Prism Prize announced that Martin C. Parizeau was the Grand Prize winner of the 2017 Prism Prize for Kaytranada’s “Lite Spots” music video. Parizeau was on hand to accept the Prism Prize trophy and $15,000 award at the Prism Prize Awards Presentation at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto. Presenters also awarded the the … Continue reading

Lightning in a Bottle Announces 2017 Lineup

By: Staff – Lightning In A Bottle has announced its 2017 lineup. Headlining the festival will be Bassnectar, Bonobo, Bob Moses, Rüfüs Du Sol and producer Kaytranada. Other notable artists include: Machinedrum, The Range, Paper Diamond, TroyBoi, Bomba Estéreo, Elephant Revival, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, The California Honeydrops, ORGŌNE, Zack Deputy, and Fakear, among others. Tickets are now … 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

Photos/Recap: 2016 Polaris Music Prize Gala – Kaytranada, Carly Rae Jepsen, White Lung

By: Jaime Espinoza, & Elaisha Green (@elaishajade) –  It seemed Montreal producer Kaytranada had not prepared a speech. The Haitian-Canadian winner of the 2016 Polaris Music Prize jumped between speaking in French and English when he briefly addressed and thanked the audience. The 24-year old’s win for his studio album, 99.9% was announced by folk singer and 2015 … 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: FVDED in the Park 2016 – Zedd, Travis Scott, Carnage, Kaytranada

Photos by: Timothy Nguyen – The second and final day of FVDED in the Park 2016 on July 3rd featured performances by Electro house DJ/Producer Zedd, who released his second album, True Colors, on May 15th, 2015 via Interscope, Houston, Texas-based hip-hop artist Travis Scott, who released his debut album, Rodeo, on September 4th, 2015 via Grand Hustle/Epic, which … Continue reading

Photos: Kaytranada, Lou Phelps @ The Danforth Music Hall

Photos by: Jaime Espinoza – Canadian DJ/Producer Kaytranada, who released his debut album, 99.9%, on May 6th, 2016 via XL, which featured guest appearances by Anderson Paak, Vic Mensa, Little Dragon, Syd, Craig David, AlunaGeorge, and BadBadNotGood, and which featured the singles “Leave Me Alone” featuring Shay Lia, “Drive Me Crazy” featuring Vic Mensa, “Bus Ride”, and “Glowed Up” featuring Anderson Paak, performed at … Continue reading

Photos: Kaytranada, DA-P, Sean Leon, HRMXNY @ The Hoxton

Photos by: Victoria Charko (@Vanilla_Rx) – Electronic-hip-hop-R&B DJ/producer Kaytranada, who released his new 19-track mixtape, Whatever, in May, and who has created remixes for the likes of Pharrell Williams, Disclosure, Beyonce, TLC, Missy Elliott, Janet Jackson, and Danny Brown, performed at The Hoxton in Toronto last night with Montreal-based artist DA-P, Toronto-based rapper/producer Sean Leon, who released his … Continue reading