Photos by Josh Moody (@openlatedotorg) – Halifax-based alt rock/indie rock band Wintersleep, who will release their new album, The Great Detachment, on March 4, 2016 via Dine Alone Records, which features the single “Amerika”, previewed the album at an invite-only performance at The Drake Hotel in Toronto last night.
By: Laura Beaulne-Stuebing – Fans of Nova Scotian indie rockers Wintersleep, get ready to rejoice. They will release their first new album in three years, titled The Great Detachment, in early 2016, with 11 new songs on the way. We caught up with drummer Loel Campbell to talk about plans for the new album, the band’s songwriting process, who they’d love to tour … Continue reading
Photos by: Mark Horton & Marc DesRosiers – Day two of CityFolk 2015 (formerly called Ottawa Folk Festival) at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa, ON on September 17th featured performances by Juno-winning Halifax-based indie rock band Wintersleep, who are currently recording their sixth studio album, folk rock band The Avett Brothers, who released their newest album, Magpie and … Continue reading
By: Luke Ottenhof – “Shad is like one of my best friends,” says Hannah Georgas, laughing gently. The Vancouver singer-songwriter has found no shortage of support in the Canadian music scene. Her most recent record, 2012’s self-titled release, earned her not only a spot on the Polaris Prize long list, but also two Juno Award nominations. … Continue reading
By: Lauren Garbutt (@LaurenGarbutt1) – The 2013 edition of Hamilton’s annual music festival, Supercrawl, kicked off last night for what is likely to be one of the best Supercrawl’s yet. From indie rockers Wintersleep, to the dream pop of Young Galaxy to the neo-psychedelica of Suuns, to Hamiltonian Noise Makers Cowlick, there was something for everyone last night. … Continue reading
Photos by: Bruce Emberley (@thefuzzy8) – The third and final day of the Hillside Music Festival in Guelph, ON, featured performances by Hamilton-based folk duo Whitehorse, Halifax-based indie rock quintet Wintersleep, singer-songwriter Hayden, Toronto-based hardcore punk sextet Fucked Up, Toronto-based chamber folk/alternative quintet The Wilderness of Manitoba, Sonic Youth alum Lee Ranaldo Band, folk-rock singer-songwriter Martha … Continue reading
Photos by: Dianna Lee – Scottish rockers Frightened Rabbit peformed at Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre last night with support from Canadian rock favourites Wintersleep, in support of their new studio album Pedestrian Verse, which was released on February 4th via Atlantic Records.
Words by: Chiara DiAngelo | Photos by: Adam Harrison – There may be banjo and harmonica in Toronto’s Elliott BROOD, but don’t go thinking they play light-hearted country-folk. The trio’s raucous foot-stomping almost-punk “death country” is trail-blazing and roof-raising. Their opening set spanned all of their releases, including their most recent, Days Into Years. Multi-instrumentalist … Continue reading
Show Date: October 21st Venue: Danforth Music Hall You can enter only once via one of the following entry methods: Follow Aesthetic Magazine on Twitter and tweet the following message exactly as it appears below: WIN 2 Tickets to @ElliottBrood and @Wintersleep in Toronto. To enter, follow @Aesthetic_Mag and RT this. Details: http://bit.ly/OO28sA Like our Elliott Brood/Wintersleep post on Facebook. Send an … Continue reading