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-Managing Editor Birthday Edition

There’s no real theme to this week’s NMF post. Just sending love to ADDICTED’s managing editor on her birthday. Nadia Elkharadly, like most amazing things, is salty and sweet. And the salt of the earth at the same time. She’s…

Morgan Kibby in the ADDICTED Music Dept.

Here’s a new episode of the ADDICTED Music Dept. podcast. Today, an in-depth interview with singer and performer, Morgan Kibby. Morgan records and performs as White Sea. She composes music for TV and film. Morgan was a writing and touring member…

Mick Flannery in the ADDICTED Music Dept.

As promised, more regular episodes of the ADDICTED Music Dept. podcast. EPISODE 3: Irish singer/songwriter Mick Flannery chats with ADDICTED music editor, Aron Harris about the highs and lows of being out of one’s comfort zone, both geographically and creatively….

New Music Friday – Pre-Election Edition

Here’s your New Music Friday before either the Libs are reelected and things pretty much stay the exact same in our neoliberal world, the Cons start to ruin life as we know it or by some miracle, the NDP start…

The Black Keys “Rock” Scotiabank Arena

On the heels of a very long, very revealing interview with Joe Rogan and with almost five years since their last tour, The Black Keys played Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena on Oct. 9. Wondering how a duo can fill an arena…

The Titanic Rising of Weyes Blood

The Kids In The Hall was the beginning of the end of a devout born-again Pentecostal Christian life for Natalie Mering. After being told that all homosexuals are destined for Hell, she couldn’t imagine that it was the place where…

Wilco’s Tour Opening Show Closes The Summer Concert Season

One sure signal that summer is done, despite what Mother Nature may show, is the final outdoor concert of the season. As you hold onto lingering memories of sweating it out during sunshine-blasted shows, the reality that inevitably a blanket…

Andrew Bird Soars in Toronto

If forced to find a single word to describe Andrew Bird, polymath is most appropriate. Among his many skills, the list includes damn near perfect songwriting, deep proficiency playing the guitar, violin and glockenspiel, champion-level whistling (as in, others hire…

Tycho in the ADDICTED Music Dept.

PODCAST TIME AGAIN! It’s been precisely 11 years since the last ADDICTED Music Dept. podcast episode was released but fear not, people-who-don’t-want-to-read-interviews. There are a few done and edited and will be released every 2-3 weeks starting now. I hope…

New Music Friday – Rocktober Edition

Ugh. Terrible edition name, Mr. Music Editor. You call yourself a creative? I’m still catching up on sleep. I couldn’t string a proper, clever theme together this week. Leave me alone.   Well, the fall has arrived, the weather has…

Cheech and Chong’s O Cannabis Tour hits Toronto

Older siblings are often a guiding light for our personal tastes. My older brother corrupted me with introductions to prog rock, National Lampoon and Heavy Metal magazines and comedy albums. We listened to and watched Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, (again)…