Author Archives: Aron Harris

About Aron Harris

Aron Harris is Addicted's music editor as well as a designer/photographer/writer. Aron can be found on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/arichardphoto/ for photography. As well, @dadrockdad for his dad blog.

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY – Anti-Anti-Vax Edition

OH, SO YOU LIKE CLICKBAIT? I apologize, I realize now that I may have confused ‘not able to get any vaccine’ with ‘a meme some trollbot made told me vaccines are bad and I believe it’ Quite the opposite, we…

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New Music Friday – Change Is In The Air Edition

Happy Friday, Quaranteens and other Locked Down Generations. Here in Toronto, we’ve had amazing weather that just injects some hope. But not a vaccine. In Canada, that’s as rare as hen’s teeth or frog feathers. That sentence was for the…

New Music Friday – Polar Vortex Edition

Well, winter arrived in the sleepy burg of Toronto this week, plunging temperatures down to the minus double digits. This means the brief walks that have helped retain my sanity over the last ten plus months include lots of skin…

Making The Best Of The Worst – 2020 in Review

I don’t want to dwell on the details of 2020, no one doesn’t know all one needs to know. We lost so much in 2020, from the monumentally important things like friends and family, jobs, livelihoods, mental and physical health,…

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY – Black Friday Edition

Happy(?) Black Friday! It’s the start of a busy retail weekend. I guess if you’re buying gifts for those you love and yourself, why not get a deal? Well, please make sure you spend a little extra internet sweat trying…

New Music Friday – Halloween 2020 Edition

What could possibly be scarier than Halloween of this dumpster full of medical waste on fire year a few days before America decides whether or not to continue aiming the steering wheel towards the edge of the existential cliff like…

New Music Friday – The Last Warm Day of 2020 Edition

Nice and warm here in Toronto. Hope the same for you, wherever you’re reading this. Unless you’re reading from Antarctica. Then stay frosty. This week is a mish-mash, which is always my goal with NMF posts. There are major label…

New Music Friday – Mid-October Edition

Yeah, I didn’t think of a theme this week. Sue me. But I did curate a four-fingered hand of great artists for you. FOR FREE. Speaking of which, buy music, if you can. Or maybe buy a band’s t-shirt. Or…

New Music Friday – Thanksgiving Edition

Wow, where does 32 weeks go? Did anything happen since then? Was any new music released? Today is called the Thanksgiving Edition because I’m thankful to be back writing these pieces up. It’s been a long time and while we’re…

Eddie Van Halen – 1955-2020

Sigh. I guess every generation hits a period where their heroes start to leave this mortal coil. The last five years or so have not been kind to mine. Sadly, to undisputed guitar god Eddie Van Halen, we said goodbye…