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Photos: 2017 Polaris Music Prize Gala (Lido Pimienta, Feist, Weaves, Tanya Tagaq)

Photos by: Orest Dorosh –  Lido Pimienta has won the 2017 Polaris Music Prize for the album, La Papessa. “Not in English, not in French. But we’re here,” said Pimienta after accepting the award. Held at the historic Carlu in Toronto last night (Sept. 18th), the evening featured performances by six of the 10 nominees, including Weaves, Lido … Continue reading

Contest: Win 2 GA tickets to the 2016 CBC Music Festival in Toronto!

We’re giving away a pair of GA tickets to the 2016 CBC Music Festival in Toronto! Date: May 28 Featuring: The New Pornographers, Tokyo Police Club, Hey Rosetta, Maestro, Tanya Tagaq, Zaki Ibrahim, Whitehorse, Charlotte Cardin, & more! You can enter only once via one of the following entry methods: Follow Aesthetic Magazine on Twitter and tweet the following message: Contest: … Continue reading

CBC Music Festival returns to Toronto this May

By: Staff – CBC Music Festival returns to TD Echo Beach in Toronto on Saturday, May 28th. This special CBC event will showcase some of the country’s most talented musical acts, including Hey Rosetta!, Tanya Tagaq, Whitehorse, The Franklin Electric, Maestro, Zaki Ibrahim, Charlotte Cardin, Rich Terfry and the 2016 CBC Music Searchlight winner. Much more to be announced in the coming weeks. … Continue reading

Photos: Panamania 2015 – The Roots, Tanya Tagaq, Onda Vaga

Photos by: Julian Avram – Philideplhia-based hip-hop/neo-soul band The Roots, who released their eleventh album, …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, on May 19th, 2014, and who serves as the house band on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, performed at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto on August 8th as part of the Panamania 2015 concert series celebrating … Continue reading

Interview: CARAS’ Chris Topping Talks JUNOs, and the Journey of the Canadian Artist

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) – The JUNO Awards are now in their 44th year of (as they put it) putting Canadian artists of all walks on a pedestal. This year, CARAS (the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences) is kicking their week-long festivities in Hamilton this week, the site of this year’s awards. Chris Topping (CARAS Director of Events) speaks with an … Continue reading

Photos: Tanya Tagaq, Doomsquad @ National Arts Centre, Ottawa

Photos by: Staff –  Nunavut-born throat singer Tanya Tagaq, who released her third album, Animism, on May 27th, 2014 via Six Shooter Records, which won the 2014 Polaris Music Prize, and was produced by Jesse Zubot (Dan Mangan, Stars, Mother Mother), performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa last night with Toronto-based electronic trio Doomsquad, who … Continue reading

Recap/Photos: Why Tanya Tagaq’s 2014 Polaris Music Prize Win is a Triumph for Canada

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) – There were many stories going into the 2014 Polaris Music Prize gala. Admittedly, none brought with them the controversy of 2013. That’s because unlike any previous year, the artists were the focus in 2014. Rolling into the posh Carlu in downtown Toronto, you could feel the tension everywhere. Among artist, critic and fan alike … Continue reading