MAX performing at Velvet Underground in Toronto

Review: MAX was all about good vibes in Toronto

(By: Angela McLean) With the spotlight on him, and his eyes on the crowd, MAX could not resist a smile. “If you’re so happy to be alive this evening, make some noise,” he shouted. The dance-pop singer from Hell’s Kitchen, New York, who packed Toronto’s Velvet Underground for the second time this year on Sunday night (Nov. 4), was met with more than just some … Continue reading Review: MAX was all about good vibes in Toronto

Six must-see concerts in November

(By: Xavier Eeswaran) Oh November… The bad news is that the hype for Halloween dies out when the clock hits 12:00 a.m. as we usher in a cold and stressful month. The good news? A bunch of exciting artists will be in town. Here are six to look out for. Bahamas Nov. 1-4 The Danforth Music Hall Tickets start at $52.70 Bahamas, a.k.a. Afie Jurvanen, … Continue reading Six must-see concerts in November

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Six October concerts that will put you in the fall mood

(By: Ella Bonaldi) When you think of October, you probably first think of autumn, Halloween, maybe (embarrassingly) a pumpkin spice latte…and you’re probably avoiding thinking of midterms. These six concerts happening this month in the city will help you relax and take a night off of studying. Jessie J: R.O.S.E. Tour Tuesday, Oct. 16 REBEL Tickets start at $58.65 You probably know Jessie J from … Continue reading Six October concerts that will put you in the fall mood

Theo Tams in Toronto doing press for 'Call the Doctor,' Sept. 28, 2018 in Toronto

INTERVIEW: Theo Tams on new EP and getting closure in the studio

(By: Angela McLean) “Proper, authentic and vulnerable” – these are words Canadian artist Theo Tams would use to describe his new EP, ‘Call the Doctor.’ Released Friday (Sept. 28), ‘Call the Doctor’ marks Tams’ fourth project since winning the final season of the CTV talent search Canadian Idol in 2008. His discography to date includes a full-length album, EP and a small selection of original … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Theo Tams on new EP and getting closure in the studio

Six live music tours to catch in Toronto this summer

(By: Angela McLean) Whether you’re working a 9-5, advancing your skills in summer school or simply lounging around, you’ll want to make time during the coming months to attend some of the hottest music tours and festivals passing through Toronto. Don’t wait – grab your squad and start your planning now with our handy guide to the must-see shows this summer! The Adventures of Kesha … Continue reading Six live music tours to catch in Toronto this summer

EXCLUSIVE: Langston Francis on “These Nights” and Hayley Kiyoko

(By: Angela McLean) By day, Langston Francis is your average high school student. By night, however, he is an on-the-rise singer/songwriter booking shows with artists like New City and Hayley Kiyoko and getting airplay on the biggest radio stations in Canada. His world changed in November 2017 with the release of “FCKD IT UP,” his bold debut single that is now nearing one million listens … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Langston Francis on “These Nights” and Hayley Kiyoko

EXCLUSIVE: Felix Cartal dishes on ‘Next Season’ and “Get What You Give”

(By: Angela McLean) If you really do get what you give, Felix Cartal’s recent success is certainly deserved. Though many people are just getting to know him thanks to his massive 2017 hit “Get What You Give,” the Canadian DJ and producer is no stranger to the EDM world. He released his debut EP in 2009 with Dim Mak Records, Steve Aoki’s record label, and … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Felix Cartal dishes on ‘Next Season’ and “Get What You Give”

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

EXCLUSIVE: Francesco Yates and New City celebrate Canadian Music Week

(By: Angela McLean) If you’ve listened to the radio this past year, Francesco Yates and New City are names you’re bound to know. They’ve both been on top of their game, releasing multiple smash singles and being the face of the most frequented Spotify playlists. Both also made their presence known at the Canadian Radio Music Awards during Canadian Music Week (CMW) last week – … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Francesco Yates and New City celebrate Canadian Music Week

Daniel Caesar, Jessie Reyez, New City win big at Canadian Radio Music Awards

(By: Angela McLean) Each year, in the midst of a bustling Canadian Music Week (CMW), our country’s top emerging artists and the radio stations that play them are honoured at the Canadian Radio Music Awards. This year’s awards were handed out May 10 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto and recognized the industry’s accomplishments through 11 categories including Best New Group or Solo Artist for CHR, … Continue reading Daniel Caesar, Jessie Reyez, New City win big at Canadian Radio Music Awards