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 – 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…

The Sheepdogs live at the OLG Play Stage

It’s been a long half-year for those of us who revolve around live music. Sadly, we’re losing music venues rapidly, while all remaining are suffering. Before we’re allowed to have inside shows again, and I hate to say that I…

New Music Friday – Ceesar’s Hustle & Passion

                Today, August 14, marks the release of Ceesar’s Hustle & Passion. The Ottawa-based artist blends R&B, pop, and hip hop on his debut six-track EP. Back in April, Ceesar dropped singles Day…

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY – White Sea Edition

Okay, it’s just a a few songs this week. Gotta ease into the water or you may get shocked. I have previously shouted my unconditional love of the music of White Sea (aka Morgan Kibby). Morgan released Fake Cry, a…

Dave Greenfield 1949-2020

Through the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been shown that no one is exempt, rich or poor. For us music fans, most notably, we lost John Prine and Adam Schlesinger to this illness. On May 3, us fans of 70s British…

SiriusXM launches The Prince Channel today!

And you can listen for free during the month of May.     I don’t trust anyone who says they don’t like Prince. It means they secretly hate music or they’re too lazy to bother. We lost an artist who…

Kiesza in the ADDICTED Music Dept.

Today, Kiesza joins us on the ADDICTED Music Dept. podcast. She came to the forefront with damn near a billion streams of her hit Hideaway. A songwriter as well as a singer and performer, Kiesza discusses working with Duran Duran,…