Seven exciting music releases to anticipate

(By: Nathan Halnin) With less than three months left in 2017, most musicians have announced their upcoming releases of new music for this year. This fall season is packed with exciting new music from some memorable artists. Here are some music releases to look forward to in the next few months. ‘Glasshouse’ – Jessie Ware Release date: Oct. 20 Ware’s last album, Tough Love, was … Continue reading Seven exciting music releases to anticipate

Six concerts to catch in Toronto this October

(By: Angela McLean) Midterm season is already fast approaching and let’s face it – you need a study break. Luckily, October’s concert listing has everything you could possibly want to hear on your nights off, from electronic bangers to indie-pop smashes all the way to R&B anthems and slow jams. Scroll down to see our top six picks for shows you cannot afford to miss … Continue reading Six concerts to catch in Toronto this October

In Photos: Sundown Music Festival

On Sept. 22, the Ryerson Students’ Union redeemed itself with Sundown Music Festival, a medium-sized, one-day music festival at Polson Pier. Headliners Joey Bada$$ and Miguel entertained hundreds of Ryerson students and community members, while support acts The Skins, Sean Leon, The Sorority, JAYEMKAYEM and INTRINITY hyped up the afternoon crowd. See photos by Sorcha Beirne for RUtv News below. Continue reading In Photos: Sundown Music Festival

The Boxing Feline: A Review of Thundercat at The Danforth Music Hall

(By: Lawrence Drown) When a Californian bass-guitarist as naturally gifted as Stephen Bruner graces the stage in boxing shorts, a pink hoodie and dyed pink dreads, only top-grade entertainment is to ensue. Best known as Thundercat, Bruner dropped his third studio album, ‘Drunk,’ in February. The Danforth Music Hall was buzzing last Wednesday (Sept. 27) with hundreds keen to attend a huge night of genre-bending … Continue reading The Boxing Feline: A Review of Thundercat at The Danforth Music Hall

RSU giving 6 Fest second try with new Sundown festival

(By: Angela McLean) While the anger and upset over last year’s “6 Fest mess” still lingers around campus, the new Ryerson Students’ Union executive hopes to regain the trust of students with a new music-centered event happening this week. Sundown Music Festival was announced on the RSU’s social media earlier this month. The festival, scheduled for this Friday (Sept. 22), will feature performances by Miguel, … Continue reading RSU giving 6 Fest second try with new Sundown festival

Six concerts you can’t miss this September

(By: Sarah Chew) School may have started, but the fun isn’t over yet. This month a bunch of new artists are hitting the stage in Toronto and we’ve got the deets. So, instead of spending that OSAP money on textbooks you’ll never use this semester, invest in a good time and grab some tickets to these upcoming shows. Continue reading to check out six concerts … Continue reading Six concerts you can’t miss this September

Six must-see concerts in Toronto this August

(By: Angela McLean) We hate to remind you, but at this time next month a new semester of classes will be underway. That means you have just one month left to make some unforgettable last-minute summer memories. There is no better way to kick-start your plans than scheduling in a few concerts and luckily August is coming through with a great selection of shows in … Continue reading Six must-see concerts in Toronto this August

EXCLUSIVE: Get to know HONNE and their journey from SoundCloud to WayHome

(By: Angela McLean) British indie-electronic duo HONNE is the happy ending of the story of two schoolmates who shared a passion for music, brought their talent together and uploaded an original song to SoundCloud. That song was HONNE’s mega-successful debut single “Warm on a Cold Night,” and for Andy Clutterbuck and James Hatcher it marked the beginning of a dream come true. Neither could have … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Get to know HONNE and their journey from SoundCloud to WayHome

Six must-see concerts in Toronto this July

(By: Angela McLean) Nestled in between Toronto’s hottest summer music festivals (more on those here!) are some equally hot tour stops from a selection of emerging and established artists. Whether you want to enjoy a fresh take on some throwbacks, celebrate ten years with a Canadian great or get to know a buzzed-about Australian, July is yet another jam-packed month of live music in the city. … Continue reading Six must-see concerts in Toronto this July

EXCLUSIVE: Meet The Look Back Now

(By: Sarah Chew) Get to know the new-and-improved Canadian power-pop group The Look Back Now. Formerly known as Melbourne the Band, the four Toronto-based musicians – Elliot Gallagher-Doucette, Michael Callahan, Ezra Sherman and Michael Murad – are taking the country by storm. Along with the name change, the band is preparing for a lot of new developments this summer including the release of their first … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Meet The Look Back Now