Category: Music

Kiesza in the ADDICTED Music Dept.

Today, Kiesza joins us on the ADDICTED Music Dept. podcast. She came to the forefront with damn near a billion streams of her hit Hideaway. A songwriter as well as a singer and performer, Kiesza discusses working with Duran Duran,…

Quarantune: “Turtle Island” by David Strickland

For our next Quarantune, I present to you a gem from Grammy and JUNO Award-winning Indigenous multidisciplinary artist and producer, David Strickland. The song is “Turtle Island”.  Strickland just released the video, and we have it here to share with…

Brett Gleason wants us to stop Second Guessing ourselves

Brett Gleason is a highly skilled piano/keyboard player who also plays a variety of instruments, writer, and vocalist who proves that music can be deeply embedded into a person’s makeup. When you listen to his lyrics, I have often said…

GALLANT LIVE AT THE MOD CLUB

Where several artists optimize their music around their vocal limitations, Cristopher Joseph Gallant III – better known as Gallant, flips the status quo. Gallant creates and tailors his music around his most noteworthy sonic asset – his voice. On March…

Chelsea Cutler Makes a Big Return to Toronto

Just over a year after Chelsea Cutler played Toronto’s Velvet Underground, she returned to the city’s Danforth Music Hall to play a sold-out show on February 25, 2020. Backed by her successful new release, How To Be Human, Cutler played…

The Lumineers Sell Out Two Nights at Scotiabank Arena

On March 3 and 4, 2020, The Lumineers landed in Toronto for two sold-out nights at Scotiabank Arena on their massive III World Tour, which is slated to continue until mid-September of this year. The crowd was electric right from…

Quarantune: “Probably” by Geneva

So, how’s that social distancing going?  We’ve got a tune today to get your housebound dance party going.  The song is “Probably” courtesy of rising Toronto Pop Starlet Geneva. Behind the scenes from “Probably” video shoot / Photo by Deanne…

Quarantune: No Matter by GRAN CAVALLO

You may be under quarantine, depending on where you are, so here at ADDICTED we’re going to be putting out more content to keep your eyeballs busy and your souls a little happier until life gets back to normal.  For…

the NEW DEAL Postpones Tour Dates and Announce Free Livestreams

Amidst all the postponements and cancellations of tours, Toronto jamtronica trio, the NEW DEAL, have announced that they will not be playing their upcoming shows in the US. However, to make up for this and in partnership with live music…

COVID-19 and the Live Music Experience

I’m not sure what choice to make. I had a couple of decisions made for me; Pearl Jam and Zac Brown Band postponed their current tours, so I won’t be covering those shows, had my media requests been approved. However,…

Gloria Gaynor is doing her part in the battle against COVID 19

2020 has already been pretty weird and it just keeps devolving.  As we find ourselves in the throes of a global pandemic, one celebrity is using Tiktok as a tool against the spread of the COVID-19 virus. *image from GloriaGaynor.com…