Tag Archives: Toronto

November 23

Indie Week 2019

by Wayne Baggs Day 1 of setting out to find out what’s original and interesting at the five day showcase for new hungry bands called Indie Week, one of Canada’s top emerging artist festivals hosting independent artists from around the world for five amazing nights of music in venues throughout downtown Toronto November 13-17. Indie Week […]

November 10

Canadian Hip Hop Artist Rawmny Wildcat Lays Foundation for His “Legacy”

Canadian hip hop artist Rawmny Wildcat is laying the groundwork for his “Legacy” — releasing the first single off his forthcoming LP of the same name, available now. The bright chord riffs on “Legacy” bring the track back to an 80s, near-vintage sound while carrying elements from the current state of trap. Produced alongside Nabil […]

November 05

Canadian Jazz Artist Blaine Sharp Takes New Release “Wanderlust” to Heart; Toronto Promo Tour Oct 14-25

The dictionary defines ‘wanderlust’ as the ‘strong desire to travel,’ and nothing could be truer — both figuratively and literally — for Canadian jazz artist Blaine Sharp and his debut album and single of the same name.  “I’ve always loved the word,” the Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter and actor says. “There’s something about it that […]

September 08

Indie Alt Artist Little Coyote Targets Toxicity in New Single, “Dig Up My Grave”

Relationships come in all kinds and contexts, but that doesn’t mean they don’t mostly hurt when they come to an end. So goes the theme in Toronto-based indie alt pop singer/songwriter Little Coyote and her newest single, “Dig Up My Grave” — available now. “It’s about four different breakups,” she explains of the track and […]

September 03

Fan Expo Canada 2019 – 25th Anniversary

by Nick Chan Fan Expo Canada returned to the Metro Convention Centre once again on August 22-25, 2019. Whether you’re a Marvel superhero, Disney Character, or just love the Storm Troopers from Star Wars, fans of all ages and genres are welcome to this once a year event. Within the two buildings of the convention hall, one can […]

August 10

Toronto Surf-Punk Alt-Pop Rockers BAD BUZZ Debut New Album, Try Harder

Canadian rockers Bad Buzz continue to garner anything but.  The alt-pop-rock meets surf-punk quartet are back with their knock-out sophomore offering, Try Harder — available now!  Dubbed by Canadian Beats as “a unique blend of all eras of punk that is largely fuelled by Green Day-styled pop-punk, Social Distortion, and a touch of The Ramones for good […]

July 23

Bonds of Mara Concert @ Lee’s Palace (Thu. Jul. 25, 2019)

The Diamond Mine Agency & The Rockpile PresentsBONDS OF MARA July 25th 2019Lee’s Palace (529 Bloor St W Toronto)Doors 7:30pm / 19+ Tickets $20 In Advance @ Sound Scapes, Ticketscene.ca http://www.Facebook.com/Bondsofmara/ The collective resume shared by Brian Byrne, Sal Costa, Dave Benedict, and Rich Beddoe reads like a well-curated playlist of dark modern rock melody, having honed […]

July 21

Introducing the Fall 2019 GUESS Accessories Collection Advertising Campaign

TORONTO, ON – This season,  GUESS?, Inc. introduces a fresh accessories campaign shot in Los Angeles, CA by photographers, Claudia and Ralf Pulmanns and art directed by Paul Marciano, Chief Creative Officer for GUESS?, Inc. The images feature models Roz, Danielle Knudson, Gwen van Meir, Emily Deyt-Aysage and Andrea Damante wearing the latest trends in eyewear, watches, jewelry, […]

July 21

4th Annual OssFest @ Ossington Ave., TO (Sat. Jul 27, 2019)

Live Music Stage featuring Common Deer,Ariana Gillis, Evan Redsky and more! OssFest returns for the fourth annual pedestrian take over on the Ossington Avenue Strip between Dundas Street West and Queen Street West! On Saturday, July 27, 2019 OssFest will feature free, all day programming including a Live Music Stage, SuperKick’d Wrestling and much more! The OssFest Outdoor Live […]

July 20

Dr. Martens Air Wair Fall Winter Preview at the Bovine Sex Club – Queen Street West

by Sally Warburton Dr. Martens Air Wair Autumn Winter Preview took place July 16, 2019 at the Bovine Sex Club in Toronto.  A cool venue for showcasing Dr. Martens Autumn / Winter Collection.  It was an evening not only of footwear & boot fashion but of music and art. Boots were very creatively displayed on crates and pinball machines throughout the first […]

July 16

Toronto’s Kensington Market Jazz Festival Returns for Fourth Year – Sep. 13-15, 2019

Toronto’s acclaimed Kensington Market Jazz Festival will continue its annual tradition, showcasing hundreds of Canadian musicians this September 13th, 14th, and 15th.  Celebrating its fourth year in a row, the three-day event will feature more than 300 Canadian jazz musicians with over 100 JUNO Awards to their names, from across the country in some 150 […]

July 02

Fairmont Royal York Hotel’s 90th Birthday Celebration – Mon. Jun. 24, 2019

by A.J. Lam The Royal York Hotel, one of Canada’s iconic landmark hotels, originally as part of Canadian Pacific, now as part of Fairmont and Accor Hotels, celebrated its 90th anniversary in grand style with a majestic transformation and ultimate luxury ushering a new era. After the public unveiling, with the official ribbon-cutting presided by […]

May 30

Collision Conference @ Enercare Centre (May 20, 2019)

by Jesse @ torontocreatives.com If you want to hear some words of wisdom, this is the place to do it. On May 20th, North America’s fastest growing tech conference took over Toronto, with giant signage across downtown, the conference in the Enercare Centre and it’s patrons filling different areas of the cities bars by night. […]

May 20

Toronto-Based Singer-Songwriter Laura Repo Releases Chapbook in Connection with New Album “This Is My Room”, Available Now

“It’s like a deep acceptance of oneself — a big blue sky,” says Canadian singer/songwriter Laura Repo on her newest folk-pop album — the decade-in-the-making missive, This Is My Room — available now. “That’s what this album feels like to me.” Her fourth full-length release, This Is My Room sees Repo exploring new musical avenues […]

May 11

HotDocs 2019

by A.J. Lam From dystopia to utopia, these films immerse the viewers in a world full of dystopia with the hopes of arriving at a utopian world. The Restdirector: Ai Wei Wei With the famous activist artist Ai Wei Wei’s latest exhibit in Toronto, following exhibits at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Nuit Blanche, and the […]