Category: Music

Throwback Thursday Live Music Edition – Ariel Pink

Ariel Pink has been making music for a long time. Emerging from the obscure, low-fi genre-bending records of his early days, 2010 proved to be his breakout year. The record in question – Before Today – appropriated synth-heavy sounds of the ‘70s…

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Ben Brookes – The Motor Car & The Weather Balloon

How does a quintessentially British singer-songwriter find himself in Minnesota recording his first full-length album with the former sidemen of Prince and Bob Dylan? YouTube, of course. The platform that launched so many pop idols was where Ben Brookes posted…

Throwback Thursday Live Music Edition – William Patrick Corgan

Smashing Pumpkin founder, Billy Corgan is now an adult named William Patrick Corgan. William released his second solo album, Ogilala this year and repped his new work with a soft-seat theatre tour. Toronto’s stop was at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre…

Ask your #WCW with Veronica

This week we are crushing on Veronica!  The music bug bit Veronica at a very young age.  The Toronto native began her music career while in her teens, with her music videos featured on The Family Channel.  She also earned the #1 spot…

Throwback Thursday Live Music Edition – PVRIS in Detroit

PVRIS, a three-piece unit originally from Lowell, Massachusetts, are touring the US and Canada in support of their recently-released sophomore album, All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell. At Detroit’s Royal Oak Theatre for a sold out show…

Win tickets to see Rusty at Indie Week in Toronto

It’s almost that time of year again!  Indie Week Canada is just a few weeks away, and we’ve got some goodies to give away to celebrate! Coming back for it’s 14th year, Indie Week Canada gives fans and music industry…

Yes We Mystics’ Rivoli residency begins

The provosts here in the music department at Addicted Magazine loves us some heart-shredding, soaring-vocal, pretty-rock. And if it’s Canadian, all the better. So when the press release announcing Yes We Mystics’ month-long residency here in Toronto crossed our virtual…