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 – Post Hiatus Edition

Apologies, NMFers. I have been going full speed for the last couple of weeks and often had to choose between work and sleep. Sometimes work won, less often did sleep. But I crammed like a high schooler before an exam…

Tycho Live at Meridian Hall

Who is Tycho? Is he the white-clad king of cushioned comedowns? A multimedia electronic band experience? A graphic designer and photographer? A Danish astronomer? All of the above, son. As well Tycho is Scott Hansen, a Californian visual artist who…

MARINA Shines, Even Without Her Diamonds

Marina Diamandis dreamed of one day having her own band. As the frontwoman, naturally, it would be named after her, though she’d skew her last name with creative license (as I likely just did in those opening sentences). The first…

Moving On with The Who at Scotiabank Arena

The collective resume of The Who sadly halved to guitarist and vocalist, Pete Townshend and vocalist and guitarist (there IS a distinction) Roger Daltrey is daunting to type out despite reams of available research. More than a band, this English…

New Music Friday – Labour Day Weekend Edition

For this week’s post, I wanted to start by honouring the life and art of Neal Casal, who reportedly committed suicide on August 26. While not a household name, you’ve probably heard music that he put his hands on. Casal…

ADDICTED at Osheaga, 3 Days of Canada’s Best Music Festival

Words by Doug Sutcliffe. Photos by Katrina Lat For 2019, Osheaga returns to its old grounds following major re-construction work on Parc Jean Drapeau in Montreal. The result; a larger park with increased capacity at the cost of some less…

New Music Friday – Themeless Edition

We don’t need a theme! The world is a flaming sewage pit of avarice and hatred that is impossible to extinguish! Fuck it! Let’s listen to great music! Sorry, that’s a terrible way to introduce new music to new listeners….

New Music Friday – August Long Weekend Edition

LONG WEEKEND! YES! Here’s some music for your ears as you leave your bodily impression on a chaise longue for 3 days. Below are some artists I’ve really enjoyed listening to this week. I hope they come to Toronto so…

New Music Friday – Distinct Voices Edition

Another Friday, another slew of great new music to fire up your amygdala. I think my inbox was so backed up, I was reading emails from when it was still cold outside. Yep, emails as far back as May… The…

40 Years of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

2019 marked the 40th anniversary of arguably the best jazz and one of the best music festivals in the world. To celebrate, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal in partnership with the new Cultural Policy of the City of…