Category: Music

Live Music Monday – Steve Hackett at Massey Hall

Set in Toronto’s legendary Massey Hall, former Genesis guita­rist Steve Hackett delivered a two-and-a-half-hour performance that was close to a religious experience. Rarely has an audience been so eager with excitement, particularly for a 68-year-old prog-rock veteran. Coincidently, the evening just…

Video Premiere: Hayley and the Crushers “Hot Shot”

*by Kate Killet Hayley and the Crushers are a bad ass energetic trio from “sunny Crusherverse, California (a.k.a. San Luis Obispo, CA)”. Lead by front woman and guitarist Hayley Cain, the band make fun tunes with thick guitars that go…

ionnalee – EVERYONE AFRAID TO BE FORGOTTEN is out NOW

Even to fans of synthpop and electropop, the name Jonna Lee isn’t widespread outside of Europe. Lee, a native of Stockholm, began her musical career as a folk rocker, releasing her first album, 10 Pieces, 10 Bruises in 2007. The…

Live Music Monday – Kimbra at the Mod Club

After Toronto waited five years for her return, New Zealand pop singer, Kimbra graced the stage with a sold out show at the Mod Club on February 2. In anticipation of her upcoming album Primal Heart, set for release on…

The 2018 JUNO Awards: Nominees, Performers, and more!

It’s JUNO Awards nomination day and that means lots of fun Canadian music news to share! This morning CARAS(Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences) and CBC came together to announce all the musical goodness that will be apart of the 2018 JUNO Awards.  The…

Sleigh Bells live at the Mod Club

Sleigh Bells don’t underwhelm with their live performances. The noise-pop duo made up of Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller was a ball of unbridled energy. Speculation as to what kept them running at such high speeds was anyone’s guess. Onstage…

Video Premiere – “Cruel” by Audra Santa

It’s always amazing to showcase new talent to all of you music addicts out there, and when it’s home grown and made by a rad gal, it’s even better.  Today we’ve got a great video premiere for you from Toronto…

Video Premiere – “Que Désire l’Amour” by Tim Arnold

Last year I had the honor and pleasure of premiering Tim Arnold’s “What love would want” here on Addicted.  It’s a ballad dedicated to love, tolerance, hope and acceptance, and it’s as beautiful as its intention.  Now the British singer/songwriter is…

Throwback Thursday Live Music Edition – Destroyer

Vancouver’s Dan Bejar has released music under the name Destroyer for quite some time. 20 years, give or take. Adding to an already extensive catalogue, his new album, Ken, delivers a distinctive early-80s vibe that conjures crisp dance-floor reveries. However, live…