Category: Music

Blue Man Group in Ottawa

February 20th kicked off the Blue Man Group taking over Ottawa’s TD Place arena. The night had a slow start when the group’s stage set up and effects didn’t cooperate with the venue’s power supply. After an hour wait for…

Joe Jackson celebrates a Four Decade career at the Danforth

1979 was a tumultuous year for the United Kingdom. Margaret Thatcher became PM. Striking union workers crippled the country during the coldest winter in British history. Sid Vicious died of a heroin overdose arguably taking British punk rock with him….

Your Daily Feel Good – “Man Up” by Cory Lee

In this crazy little digital media world I’ve found myself in, there are a number of wonderful humans I’ve encountered that I have the pleasure of now calling friends.  One such fabulous human is Cory Lee. Cory has graced your airwaves…

The Daily Feel Good – Digawolf

From Yellowknife, Northwest Territories to Aarhus, Denmark, Diga traveled the circumpolar world to bring his music to new heights. Indie music, soft instrumentals, and his Cohen-esque voice come together in this collaborative album to reinventing the sounds of the North. The…

Friday’s New Music Releases

Here are some new releases coming out today that the ADDICTED Music Department thinks you should listen to.   Emilie Kahn – Outro Montreal harpist Emilie Kahn is releasing Outro, the lush follow up to 2015’s 10 000.    Taft – goodnight, plum goodnight,…

Men I Trust at Lee’s Palace

Montreal indie band, Men I Trust played to a sold out crowd at Toronto’s Lee’s Palace ahead of the release of their second LP ‘Oncle Jazz‘ which is due out in the next few weeks. With only one record in…

LP Live in Toronto

Laura Pergolizzi has an impressive list of hits that she’s written for artists including Backstreet Boys, Cher, Christina Aguilera, Rihanna. and somewhat bizarrely, Joe Walsh. Songwriting credits are often a singular silo that do not suggest that the writer is…

Arkells in Ottawa

The Rally Cry Tour brought the Arkells to the Canadian Tire Centre deep in Ottawa’s West End. While a Friday night venturing from downtown Ottawa to Kanata is a trek and not for the faint of heart, the band is known…

Robert DeLong at Velvet Underground

More than just a multifaceted musician, Robert DeLong is a born hype man. Encompassing every instrument imaginable – keyboards, cymbals, drums, guitars – the stage at Toronto’s Velvet Underground was set for a five-piece band, minimum. However, looks can be…