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.

The Audiovisual Spectacle of Madeon’s Good Faith Tour

11-year-old Hugo Pierre Leclercq first began composing electronic music under the name Deamon. Five years later, Hugo jumbled his working name and started a remixing career under his current name, Madeon. He went viral with his YouTube release, Pop Culture,…

Bruce Dickinson: Heavy Metal Singer, Pilot, Storyteller Extraordinaire

Iron Maiden singer, Bruce Dickinson is well known for his powerful voice and operatic tenor. Lesser known is his decades-long career as an airline pilot (and aviation company owner), brewer, author, champion fencer, TV and radio personality, and now, public…

Angel Olsen Haunts Queen Elizabeth Theatre

I can predict the future. But just in this singular regard. Angel Olsen’s latest album, All Mirrors is going to be on most ‘best of 2019’ lists. Angel has been a critics’ favourite since her first release the 2011 EP,…

FKA twigs stuns in Toronto

FKA twigs pulled her MAGDALENE tour into Toronto on Nov. 17. Despite a late start (and cutting the first two songs off her setlist), a stunned audience screamed their appreciation. The Brit singer and dancer ran through songs, primarily from…

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…