Category: Music

The sweet synth-pop goodness of The Motion Epic

The Motion Epic is the retro pop project of Montreal singer/songwriter, Pat DiMeo. He released his latest single, Ulterior Motives on Sept. 14th as a lead up to his EP launching on October 26th titled Midnight. The Addicted Music Department…

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Live Music Wednesday – White Denim at the ‘Shoe

Photos and words by Stephen McGill Austin psych rock band White Denim came to Toronto’s Horseshoe Tavern on a Sept. 18 in support of their newest record, Performance. With a massive setlist spanning over 20 songs and all the eras of…

Addicted Inspirations: Aerin Fogel, Founder of Venus Fest

This week we find ourselves inspired by Aerin Fogel and her musical creation Venus Fest.  With the topic of gender parity is still at the forefront of the music industry, Aerin Fogel is doing more than just talking about it; she went and…

Live Music Tuesday – Mr. Jukebox, Joshua Hedley

Words and photos by Stephen McGill   Third Man Records country artist, Joshua Hedley came to The Rivoli in Toronto on September 16 supporting his 2018 record, Mr. Jukebox. An established and respected support musician and notably, a fiddle player,…

Live Music Flashback Friday – Riverfest Elora 2018

Words and photos by Sabrina Direnzo   Elora, Ontario in beautiful Wellington County may be best known for its gorge. However, from its backyard festival beginnings in 2009, Riverfest Elora may be the new synonymous landmark. Named after the Grand River itself, Riverfest…

Live Music Wednesday – Childish Gambino at Scotiabank Arena

Donald Glover a.k.a Childish Gambino brought soul and fury to Scotiabank Arena. “Hey Toronto. This is a church.” declared the actor-rapper-singer at one point during the evening, “If you ain’t here to move, then get the hell out!” Move they did….

Live Music Friday – Niall Horan at Bud Stage

“What a beautiful bunch of singers” professed Irish pop star Niall Horan, addressing the crowd chanting along to Fool’s Gold, a fan-favourite from his One Direction period. By all accounts, those days are all but gone. Or so it seemed….

ivoryHAUS’ 8 Tracks of Chill

A common narrative evoked when pondering mountains is the idea of seeking enlightenment through solitude. The hermit who seeks the wisdom of nature to find the deeper answers to life’s questions. Generally, remoteness is what makes this theme compelling. So…