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Interview: Sum 41 on new music, new tour and new (but familiar) sound

(By: Angela McLean) If you grew up jamming to Sum 41, you’re not alone — in fact, you’re far from it. Captivating a generation with angsty, early-2000’s hits like “Fat Lip” and “In Too Deep,” it’s easy to understand how the Canadian alt-rock band continues to be heard today. Their seemingly always-on, high-energy personas, pure passion and careless-but-careful attitude have carried the current five-piece through … Continue reading Interview: Sum 41 on new music, new tour and new (but familiar) sound

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EXCLUSIVE: Rising star Will Bowes is bringing it back where it all began

(By: Angela McLean) Former Ryersonian Will Bowes, a 2012 graduate of Radio and Television Arts, has had an exciting summer. He filmed his first Netflix show (Spinning Out, with January Jones and Kaya Scodelario), finished his debut album, played his first solo show (a sizable crowd at Toronto’s Drake Hotel earlier this month) and just released his debut single “Runway Lights.” Simply put, according to … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Rising star Will Bowes is bringing it back where it all began

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Interview: Kevin Garrett on Canadian fans, ‘Hoax’ and writing for Beyoncé

(By: Angela McLean) No ‘hoax’ here — Kevin Garrett is the real deal. The indie pop singer-songwriter may not be a household name (yet), but his work speaks volumes. Garrett’s debut 2015 EP ‘Mellow Drama’ introduced the world to a soft-spoken artist with a lot to say through his music. Another EP, ‘False Hope,’ and several singles later, he shared his eagerly anticipated debut LP … Continue reading Interview: Kevin Garrett on Canadian fans, ‘Hoax’ and writing for Beyoncé

Six April concerts to celebrate spring

(By: Ella Bonaldi) April means the start of sunny weather, and although Toronto always gets one last burst of snow, spring is definitely on its way. Concerts are a great way to usher in the sunshine, and whether you’re at a huge venue like the Scotiabank Arena or a more intimate hall like the Danforth, these six concerts are must-sees for April. Ariana Grande Wednesday, … Continue reading Six April concerts to celebrate spring

Interview: Max Frost on Gold Rush, summer festivals and Twenty One Pilots

(By: Angela McLean) It would appear that recording artist Max Frost has struck gold. The October release and subsequent success of his debut album, ‘Gold Rush,’ has set him on his first 31-stop headlining tour across the U.S. and Canada, continuing until April 27. He’s already drawing sizable crowds, thanks in part to his previous gigs opening for alt-rock heavyweights Twenty One Pilots on their … Continue reading Interview: Max Frost on Gold Rush, summer festivals and Twenty One Pilots

Furies season ends but the future is exciting

By: Ella Bonaldi On March 10th, Toronto’s CWHL team, the Toronto Furies, played the Calgary Inferno in the Clarkson Cup semifinals. In a best-of-three games matchup, three full games were needed to decide a winner. Although the Furies were unable to advance, Toronto fans do have a lot to be proud of from the 2018-19 season. The trio of games really could’ve gone either way, … Continue reading Furies season ends but the future is exciting

Review: Greyson Chance was “Good as Gold” in Toronto

(By: Angela McLean) Greyson Chance has all the makings of a star – an extensive discography, refined sound, creative vision, and dedication to his craft. This weekend (March 2 and 3) at The Drake Underground in Toronto, Chance rounded out his star talents by proving his live show is worth the watch. “Last year I was in college and now I’m out here playing shows … Continue reading Review: Greyson Chance was “Good as Gold” in Toronto

Six concerts in Toronto worth a night off this March

(By: Angela McLean) Spring is finally set to arrive this month and we’re ready to start adding fun, upbeat tunes back to our playlists—anything to help us forget the bitter cold winter. Thankfully, the artists set to bless Toronto with their presence this March boast discographies with many light and groovy tracks we can’t wait to shout the words to in person. Make it a … Continue reading Six concerts in Toronto worth a night off this March