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Year in Review: The Best Concert Photos of 2017

We invited our team of contributors to share some of their favourite concert photos of 2017. Many identify with their top picks on a personal level where the gig was the highlight of their year; for some, their list represents a culmination of 2017’s hard work; and others select clear stand-outs amidst the transforming process of … Continue reading

Wayhome Cancels 2018 Festival

By: Staff – In a new email to fans, Republic Live, producers of WayHome Music & Arts have announced that the 2018 edition of the festival will be cancelled. Check out the full message below. “After much consideration, we have made the difficult decision to push pause on the 2018 edition, to allow us to reflect, re-assess … Continue reading

Photos: Coachella 2017 – Kendrick Lamar, Justice, Lorde, New Order

Photos by: Charles Reagan, Greg Noire, Erik Voake, Julian Bajsel, Roger Ho, Andrew Jorgenson, & Brian Willette – The third and final day of Coachella 2017 last night featured performances by rapper Kendrick Lamar, who released his fourth album, Damn, on April 14th, 2017 via Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope, electronic duo Justice, who released their third album, Woman, on November 18th, 2016 … Continue reading

Festival d’été de Québec Announces Initial 2017 Lineup

By: Staff – Festival d’été de Québec, which is set to take place in Quebec City from July 6-16, has announced the first 50 acts performing at its 50th edition, coinciding with Canada’s 150th anniversary. Seven time Grammy Award winner and prolific rapper Kendrick Lamar, high-flying pop sensation P!NK, double platinum 2017 Grammy award winning Australian producer Flume, 10-time American Country … Continue reading

Photos: Thundercat @ The Danforth Music Hall

Photos by: Tyler Roberts – R&B/Soul artist Thundercat, who released his third album, Drunk, on February 24th, 2017 via Brainfeeder, which featured guest appearances from Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa, and Pharrell, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night.  

Coachella Announces 2017 Lineup

By: Staff – The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which kicks off April 14th and will run over two consecutive weekends, has announced a massive lineup for this year’s festival. Headlining this year’s event will be Radiohead, Beyonce, and Kendrick Lamar. The festival once again spans two weekends, from April 14 to 16, and April 21 … Continue reading

Album Review: Danny Brown – “Atrocity Exhibition”

By: Emmett Robinson Smith –     Danny Brown is a member of the handful of hip-hop artists teetering on the mainstream, but never quite going over. He’s prevalent (and important) enough to earn recognition from pockets of the masses and strange enough to attract adoration from critics and hip-hop heads. The tone of his voice alone … Continue reading

Photos: 2016 Global Citizen Festival – Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Metallica, Demi Lovato

Photos by: Theo Wargo, Norm Galai, & Kevin Mazur –  Last night, the 2016 Global Citizen Festival marked its fifth year on the Great Lawn of New York’s Central Park with performances by Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Demi Lovato, Major Lazer, Metallica, Chris Martin, Eddie Vedder, Usher, Ellie Goulding, Yandel, and Cat Stevens. For more information about how to … Continue reading

Album Review: Frank Ocean – “Blonde”

By: Ben Wagg –     What is Blonde? With a zine, a last minute name change, and one visual album later, the importance of the music can start to feel obscured. After four years of hype, Frank Ocean can be regarded as a mythic figure regardless of what the album actually is. He won’t have to … Continue reading

Album Review: DJ Khaled – “Major Key”

By: Emmett Robinson Smith –   It’s hard to remember what DJ Khaled was like before he launched his Snapchat account. He was well-known in the rap game, but only recently did he achieve ubiquity. And it wasn’t even because of his music (though, sadly, there probably exists some forsaken parallel universe in which DJ Khaled … Continue reading