Photos by: Brandon Newfield – EDM duo The Chainsmokers, who will release their new album, World War Joy, sometime in 2019, which will feature the single “Who Do You Love”, “Kills You Slowly”, “Do You Mean”, “Call You Mine”, and “Takeaway”, performed at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto last night (Oct. 8th) with Australian pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer, who released … Continue reading
By: Staff – In a new feature to Aesthetic Magazine, we are proud to announce that we are the new presenting partner for Toronto-based film podcast Contra Zoom. Your host, Dakota Arsenault, goes in depth about everything film; from lists, to reviews, and more! In a brand new episode, Dakota wraps up our Toronto International Film Festival … Continue reading
Photos by: Jenna Hum – Scottish pop singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi, who released his debut album, Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent, on May 17th, 2019 via Virgin EMI, performed at Rebel in Toronto last night (Oct. 6th).
Photos by: Charito Yap – Pop singer Avril Lavigne, who released her sixth album, Head Above Water, on February 15th, 2019 BMG, performed at Meridian Hall in Toronto last night (Oct. 6th).
Photos by: Joanna Glezakos – UK indie rock artist Yungblud, who released his debut album, 21st Century Liability, on July 6th, 2018 via Geffen, which featured the singles “21st Century Liability”, “Psychotic Kids”, “California”, “Medication”, and “Kill Somebody”, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Oct. 6th) with pop-rock duo Missio, who released their second album, The Darker the Weather // The … Continue reading
By: Staff – Canadian singer-songwriter Jessie Reyez returns with her latest single and video “Far Away”, from her highly anticipated forthcoming debut studio album slated for 2020 release via FMLY / Island Records. “Far Away” finds Jessie staying true to form with her brutal honesty, raw emotion, intimate lyrics and a voice so achingly pure, the heart-tugging … Continue reading
Interview by: Jessica Nakamoto – Photos by: Katrina Lat – Known for their high-energy live shows and gritty in-your-face punk-rock sound, powerhouse all-woman quartet, The Anti-Queens, have once again reinvigorated Canada’s underground music scene. Signing to Stomp Records, and releasing their first ever full-length album (out now), lead vocalist and guitarist Emily Bones, guitarist Valerie Knox, drummer … Continue reading
Photos by: Anton Mak – Toronto-based R&B/Soul artist, Daniel Caesar, who released his second album, Case Study 01, on June 28th, 2019 via Golden Child, which featured the single “Love Again”, and featured guest appearances from Brandy, Pharrell Williams, John Mayer, Sean Leon and Jacob Collier, performed at Budweiser Stage in Toronto last night (Sept. 28th) with Canadian … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – Last night, Nick Cave treated both long-time and new fans alike to a unique Q&A session and performance at Convocation Hall in Toronto where the near capacity crowd had the opportunity to ask the iconic rock singer just about anything, including his relationship with PJ Harvey, the current state of music, and … Continue reading
Photos and Review by: Curtis Sindrey – Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke brought his Anima world tour to Scotiabank Arena in Toronto last night (Sept. 27th) in what can be best described as a rave meets a rock concert. The album, which Yorke released in June 2019 via XL, and his performance, encapsulated the essence of his … Continue reading