Category: Music

Interview With Director X: Toronto’s Mastermind Brings Art to the AGO

Julien Lutz, better known as Director X, is the mastermind behind some of the 21st century’s biggest and boldest music videos. Helming the likes of Drake’s Hotline Bling and Nelly’s Hot in Herre (to name a few), the prolific Toronto native is…

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Muse’s Astounding Simulation Theory Tour

As a band, Muse, don’t seem to have an arrow of subtlety in their quiver. Everything they do and undertake, from the wide soprano operatics of main Muso, Matt Bellamy, to his shredding guitar solos, to the bombastic playing of…

Mansionair at the Velvet Underground

Australian indie electronic trio Mansionair made a stop in Toronto at The Velvet Underground on March 26th, 2019 while touring their first full-length album, Shadowboxer. Brooklyn-based duo Beacon kicked off the show in a largely fitting and atmospheric way by cutting all the venue…

Tough as Diemonds – An interview with Priya Panda

A few months back, when it was sunny and you could go outside without a jacket on, I got the chance to interview a woman I had come to admire in our crazy Toronto music industry.  Her name is Priya Panda and…

Ásgeir at Church of the Redeemer

Often, a venue is taken for granted when it comes to seeing live music. The performance, the energy, the crowd, even the audio mix and the lights are generally appreciated more than the actual room. For the concert lover in…

Cass McCombs and Sam Evian at the Horseshoe

Indie darling and loved-by-Ellen singer/songwriter Cass McCombs released his ninth album this year, Tip Of The Sphere. Following his acclaimed 2016 album Mangy Love, McCombs’ latest is garnering critical raves as well. Cass hit the road in support of Tip…

Lennon Stella live at the Danforth

After releasing her breakthrough 5 song EP Love, Me, in 2018, Lennon Stella began her highly anticipated début tour with two sold-out nights at The Danforth Music Hall. Lennon may be most recently known from her role as Maddie Conrad on the tv…

New Music Friday – Editor’s Picks

Friday means new music for pleasure in your nucleus accumbens via your ear holes. Remember, if you love music, you should buy it and not stream it. Streaming services like Spotify, Google Play and Apple Music pay artists a few…