In Photos: iHeartRadio Fanfest at REBEL during Canadian Music Week 2018

(By: Angela McLean) While Canadian Music Week serves as a launch pad for many emerging artists, it also provides opportunities for fans to see their favourite local and international talents share a stage. iHeartRadio’s second annual Fanfest event at REBEL on May 11 was the perfect showcase of homegrown talents who have made it big and their stateside friends who keep coming back for more. … Continue reading In Photos: iHeartRadio Fanfest at REBEL during Canadian Music Week 2018

Common Holly talks Canadian Music Week and new album

(By: Angela McLean) For an artist that has “Common” in her stage name, Brigitte Naggar is anything but. The Montreal-based singer-songwriter extraordinaire blends a rich, folk sound with modern electro beats, reminiscent of Feist, Angel Olsen and Radiohead but intriguingly unique. Songs like “Nothing,” about accepting a breakup, and new single “If After All” can only be described as sad but beautiful – a label … Continue reading Common Holly talks Canadian Music Week and new album

Six must-see March concerts

(By: Lucas Iannetta) With the end of the school year already approaching, it’s easy to get caught up with assignments and worrying about that next due date. Concerts provide the perfect escape, and when it comes to the month of March the concert game is strong. From big pop stars, to up-and-coming Canadian artists to even a visit from one of the biggest names in … Continue reading Six must-see March concerts

Justin Timberlake redeems himself sans breast slip in 2018 Super Bowl halftime show

(By: Lucas Iannetta) It was that time again yesterday for everyone’s favourite live concert: the Super Bowl halftime show, which this year featured Justin Timberlake. A lot of eyes were on Timberlake for his much-anticipated 2018 performance, 14 years after Janet Jackson had a breast slip while singing “Rock Your Body” onstage with the star. This year Janet Jackson wasn’t part of the show, but … Continue reading Justin Timberlake redeems himself sans breast slip in 2018 Super Bowl halftime show

EXCLUSIVE: Yoke Lore talks headlining tour and ‘Goodpain’ EP

(By: Angela McLean) The human experience is at the heart of everything Adrian Galvin does. Better known by his stake moniker Yoke Lore, Galvin is, above all, interested in stories about people and their relationships with the world and everything in it. The result is soul-driven, indie pop that’s won the hearts of touring partners like Overcoats and Elliot Moss, streaming platforms like Spotify that … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Yoke Lore talks headlining tour and ‘Goodpain’ EP

Six can’t miss concerts in December

(By: Krizia Ramos) The semester is finally wrapping up, which means that there will soon be a long break from school. The weather might be cold, and snow is about to come, but don’t let that stop the joys of the holiday season. Get your wish list ready and check out these six concerts this December. iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Saturday, Dec. 9 Air Canada Centre … Continue reading Six can’t miss concerts in December

REVIEW: Dua Lipa’s Self-Titled Tour in Toronto

(By: Melissa Bennardo) For those of you who haven’t heard of Dua Lipa yet, she is definitely the one to listen to right now. You may have heard her featured in Martin Garrix’s hit song, “Scared to be Lonely,” but “New Rules” is how she really started climbing the Billboard charts. The song peaked at number 19 this week on Billboard’s Hot 100 list. But … Continue reading REVIEW: Dua Lipa’s Self-Titled Tour in Toronto

EXCLUSIVE: Elliott and Ezra of The Look Back Now on getting bigger, better and busier

(By: Laura Dalton) Well-established following the release of their EP ‘Dweeb,’ Toronto band The Look Back Now are currently playing a sporadic set of shows around the GTA to promote themselves. After a hectic summer of shows across Ontario, the band is ready to play for larger audiences with similar bands like Run Maggie Run and Family of Things. RUtv News sat down with lead … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Elliott and Ezra of The Look Back Now on getting bigger, better and busier

Review: The Look Back Now’s Halloween themed concert in Toronto

(By: Laura Dalton) A combo of three pop punk bands performed at Kensington Market’s Handlebar Oct. 28 for an adoring crowd. On the bill were headliners The Look Back Now and support acts Run Maggie Run and The Vikkies. The bar buzzed with the strums of the guitar and the beat of the drum as the opening band, The Vikkies, took the stage. They were … Continue reading Review: The Look Back Now’s Halloween themed concert in Toronto