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6 Myths about Royalty-Free Music

By: Staff – Whether you have heard some negative stereotypes about royalty-free (RF) music and want to read more about it or you are just looking for an interesting article, this blog post is just for you. With the rise of technology, more and more people are becoming self-producing filmmakers, video bloggers, etc. Such people … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Stream Chersea’s New Track ‘Tongue Tied’

By: Staff – Noted for her hypnotizing utilization of looping stations met with her driving vocals and poetic lyricism, Chersea has set herself apart with her brand new track “Tongue Tied”, which you can stream exclusively on Aesthetic Magazine below. Surrounded by a myriad of instruments, Chersea uses her loop-stations to create ethereal walls of frequencies; … Continue reading

3 Ways Gaming Can Connect You to Music

By: Staff – With such a wealth of knowledge at our fingertips with the internet and the resources it provides, we have the entire history of music in our hands. There has never been a better way to connect with bands and artists and immerse ourselves in the culture that music evokes. But, as well … Continue reading

Wildlife Announces New Album ‘Age Of Everything’

By: Staff – Toronto indie-rockers, Wildlife, have returned from the depths of the Canadian wilderness with their first offering since the 2013 landmark album, On The Heart. On October 14th, the band will share their third full-length record, Age Of Everything, and fans can join the band that night for a special show celebrating the release at the Drake … Continue reading

How to Listen to Music: A Vintage Guide to the 7 Essential Skills

By: Maria Popova – Music has a powerful grip on our emotional brain. It can breathe new life into seemingly lifeless minds. But if there is indeed no music instinct, music — not just its creation, but also its consumption — must be an acquired skill. How, then, do we “learn” music beyond merely understanding how it works? How do … Continue reading

What Is No Pop And Why It Makes Sense In Today’s Music Environment

By: James Pew – “No Pop (noun) – short for Not Popular. Meaning anti-commercial, non-chart-friendly, also inferring there is no expiration date on music nor is it limited by geographic or regional boundaries” The first time I wrote about No Pop was over a year ago. I re-read that piece in preparation for writing this … Continue reading

Contest: Win a 3-Month Subscription to Vinyl Me, Please!

  We’re giving away one (1) 3-month subscription to Vinyl Me, Please, where each month you will receive a limited edition LP pressed exclusively for Vinyl Me, Please members, an original 12 ” x 12” art print, a custom cocktail pairing, and more! You can enter only once via one of the following entry methods: Follow Aesthetic Magazine on Twitter and tweet … Continue reading

Album Review: Holy Oker – “Diamonds” EP

By: Brock Lewis –       On the debut synth-pop EP Diamonds from Holy Oker, Greg Bevis, the drummer best known for his work with Bear Mountain, mixes dark lyrics with catchy hooks, proving his talent and passion through six tracks that evoke a sense of inspiration. Holy Oker achieves a cinematic experience with his initial foray into pop music. Bevis strongly presents the themes of … Continue reading

Contest: Win 2 Tickets to Coheed and Cambria in Toronto!

  Date: October 1st – Doors at 7pm // Show at 8pm Location: Kool Haus Opener: Thank You Scientist  You can enter only once via one of the following entry methods: Follow Aesthetic Magazine on Twitter and tweet the following message: Contest: Win 2 Tickets to @Coheed and Cambria in #Toronto! | Follow @Aesthetic_Mag + RT. | @LiveNationON | http://t.co/3z3UNsjD3FContinue reading

Photos: The Wooden Sky @ Sonic Boom

Photos by: André Varty –  Toronto-based indie rock band The Wooden Sky, who released their fourth album, Let’s Be Ready, on September 2nd, 2014 via Chelsea Records (their own label), performed a special in-store set at Sonic Boom’s Bathurst location, which might serve as the record store’s final in-store event before their move to their new … Continue reading