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 – Editor’s Picks

This week’s New Music Friday is dedicated to Canada’s King of New Music, Dave Bookman. Sadly, Bookie died on May 21. I can’t name another person who did as much for independent music in Toronto and Canada as he did…

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Upgrading Your Kitchen with Hamilton Beach – Part Two

Part one of this article can be found here. When I was offered the opportunity to pick a handful of Hamilton Beach kitchen appliances, I knew I had to go deep and look for products that would bring more adventure…

Upgrading Your Kitchen with Hamilton Beach – Part One

Cooking was among my first hobbies, after tricycle riding and Lego. I was five years old when my mother taught me how to make scrambled eggs. I remember writing up a menu and taping it up to our front window….

The ADDICTED Music Dept. Podcast – Episode 1

Here in the ADDICTED Music Dept., we strive to deliver you the finest in consumable content. Keeping with this ethos, here is the first of at least one podcasts. My hope is that I’ll do many more of these. I…

Failure and Swervedriver at the Phoenix

LA’s Failure began at the forefront of the American experimental alt-rock scene in 1990 along with counterparts like Tool and Nine Inch Nails. The separating factor between these bands was the attention to sonic detail Failure paid to their live…

Muse’s Astounding Simulation Theory Tour

As a band, Muse, don’t seem to have an arrow of subtlety in their quiver. Everything they do and undertake, from the wide soprano operatics of main Muso, Matt Bellamy, to his shredding guitar solos, to the bombastic playing of…

Ásgeir at Church of the Redeemer

Often, a venue is taken for granted when it comes to seeing live music. The performance, the energy, the crowd, even the audio mix and the lights are generally appreciated more than the actual room. For the concert lover in…

Cass McCombs and Sam Evian at the Horseshoe

Indie darling and loved-by-Ellen singer/songwriter Cass McCombs released his ninth album this year, Tip Of The Sphere. Following his acclaimed 2016 album Mangy Love, McCombs’ latest is garnering critical raves as well. Cass hit the road in support of Tip…