Author Archives: Nadia Elkharadly

About Nadia Elkharadly

Nadia Elkharadly is a Toronto based writer with a serious addiction to music. Corporate drone by day, renegade rocker by night, writing is her creative outlet. Nadia has written for the Examiner (.com) on live music in Toronto and Indie Music in Canada, and was a weekly columnist for Don't Believe a Word I Say. She has never been in a band but plays an awesome air guitar and also the tambourine. Nadia is the co-founder, Managing Editor and resident Music lover (and editor) for Addicted.

Ask your #WCW with Laura from Rococode

*photo by Lynol Lui We’re picking up where we left off on Monday with the other half of Rococode, Laura Smith! Laura and bandmate Andrew Braun (our MCM this week) have been making beautiful music together since 2011. Between Andrew’s love of…

Festival Music House – Where film and music meet for TIFF

One of my favorite Toronto International Film Festival Events every year is Festival Music House. Since 2010, Festival Music House has been where the brains behind the best film scores and soundtracks gather together to take in what the Canadian music industry…

Ask your #MCM with Andrew from Rococode

*photo by Lynol Lui This week we are crushing on Andrew Braun from Rococode. Formed in 2011, Rococode is the brainchild of Vancouverites Andrew Braun and Laura Smith. Rococode has since made a name for themselves thanks to their hook-filled songs with lush…

Video Premiere – VISSIA “Night Romancer”

*photo by Emily Bachynski Here we are with the final installment of our VISSIA video premieres. This week, we are featuring “Night Romancer” from her upcoming album You Should be Sleeping. We first started this journey with VISSIA three weeks ago…

Ask your #WCW with Sheila from Common Deer

*photo by Wally Jay Parker This week we are crushing on Sheila Hart-Owens from Common Deer. Earlier this week we got to know Sheila’s brother Adam in our #MCM interview.  Now it’s Sheila’s turn. Common Deer was formed in 2013 by Graham…

HUDSON’S BAY AND SOREL DEFY THE ELEMENTS WITH NEW SHOE COLLAB

When two Canadian companies get together, magical things can happen. Yes, staying stylish in the rain is definitely a magical thing. And that’s exactly what Hudson’s Bay  and SOREL have done with their new footwear collaboration. The limited-edition women’s Out ‘N About boot is…

Ask your #MCM with Adam from Common Deer

This week we are crushing on Adam Hart-Owens from Common Deer. Common Deer are a Toronto based band with a beautiful orchestral pop sound. With two sets of siblings in the band family ties run deep, bringing them closer together in their…

Video Premiere – VISSIA “I Wanted”

*photo by Emily Bachynski We’re back with our gal VISSIA this week with another teaser from her new album You Should be Sleeping. VISSIA’s full length album will be dropping this fall, but since she hates depriving her fans of great music, she’s…