Category: Music

Top Albums of 2018 – Opinionated Music Editor Edition

It’s not a small amount of dread that comes with compiling a ‘best of’ list at the end of the year. Turning art into a competition is one of my pet peeves, so it’s with reluctance but with an understanding…

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Addicted Music Dept’s Picks of 2018

Each year, when we reminisce about the music we listened to and saw live, we remember why music is so important. It creates moments, some just a few seconds or an entire evening or weekend, that become indelible memories. Whether…

Luna Li live at the Danforth

Hannah Bussiere Kim was raised in the Hogwartsesque Toronto music school run by her parents. Armed only with a piano and a violin, Hannah trained in the fundamentals before packing her musical bindle and journeying to Montreal to master her…

New Video Alert: “Summer” by Lil T-Shirt

To name yourself Lil T-Shirt and release a song (and video) as pastorally unnerving as Summer throws one for a bit of a loop. Albeit, a hypnotic one. Picture, if you will, an idyllic river at dusk. Three females dressed in…

Alvvays at Danforth Music Hall

Headlining five consecutive dates at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall is no an easy feat. Thankfully, with a band like Alvvays, the music speaks for itself. Selling out night-after-night, the adage “if you play it, they will come” seems to resonate…

Your Daily Feel Good – Culture Club Returns

In the 80s, Culture Club was one of the biggest bands in the world. And Boy George was one of the most talented and divisive artists of the day. His soulful voice both clashed and blended with his androgynous appearance….