Miss Price’s headliner at The Danforth was full of tassels, tambourines, and rockin’ covers of CCR, Neil Young, and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers.
The New Yorker’s recent trip to Toronto resulted in a heartfelt, career-spanning performance that left everyone with a serious case of the butterflies.
The Norwegian synth-popper’s headlining set at The Velvet turned out to be an absolute smash that polaroid-ed “Strangers”, “Raw”, and more.
Ty Segall and the Freedom Band turned Toronto inside out with a fuzzed up, 19-song headliner that ear-wormed its way into everyone’s hearts.
The R&B/pop auteur redefined intimacy with two shows that underlined her ‘Stone Woman’ EP and her ability to leave you emotionally devastated.
Albert Hammond Jr. made his way to Toronto w/ The Marias and armed himself with intimacy — digging into deep(er) cuts, reworks, and more.
BBNG’s pair of hometown shows at The Danforth was a ‘IV’-heavy disquisition on genre-hopping, jazz philosophies, and staying true to yourself.
The L.A. wunderkind hit Toronto and bounced between “Hallucinating”, “Fuck Your Money”, and shards of pop that’ll make your eyes dilate.
Anthony Green and co. brought their spring tour to London, ON and blissed through ‘The Amulet’, ‘Juturna’, ‘On Letting Go’, and ‘Blue Sky Noise’.
Alejandro Rose-Garica put his heart on display at Austin’s Auditorium Shores — digging through ‘Nobody’s Fool’, ‘And The War Came’, and more.
Thrasher Mag’s nod to hip-hop popped off in the Texas heat with names such as Bun B, Kamaiyah, Mozzy, G Perico, BlocBoy JB, and SOB x RBE.
Mohawk’s All Are Welcome day party resulted in swanton bombs and balanced doses of Wavves, White Reaper, Cut Worms, and Sunflower Bean.
Bam Bam’s lone set at this year’s SXSW resulted in a run that felt like diving into a chicken parm while Lionel Richie sings a capella in the back.
The London mainstays “shut down” Musicalize’s British Takeover party with loosies such as “M3 Not You”, “Fine Line”, “Blacked Out”, and more.
The Toronto emcee and Montclair groovemaker put Leaders Of The New Cool’s SXSW party in a coma with shades of ‘Arcade’ and ‘C.C.W.M.T.T.’.
Alicia Bognanno and company thrashed out at BrooklynVegan’s Brooklyn Bowl showcase and pinned ‘Losing’ and ‘Feels Like’ right to the wall.
Georgia Flipo absolutely owned SXSW 2018 and her set at Lucille was proof as she grooved into “About You” and layers of buzz-worthy chart pop.
Proving Thursday afternoons are 100% meant for headbanging, Trail Of Dead thrashed out at Side Bar with Greys, Moaning, Lee Bains, and more.
Talib Kweli & Casey Jane Ellison’s pop-up at the Mohawk showcased art in its purest form with Kelela, Kweku Collins, Somehoodlum, and more.
The Grey Estates and New Professor’s party was sweeter than Bavarian cream as Moaning and Anna Burch stole the show with their sounds.
Noise Pop’s After The Gold Rush party indie’d out with Now Now, Soccer Mommy, Porches, Ought, Post Animal, Neil Frances, and Common Holly.
Common’s new project with Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins found its element at SXSW as their set was a lesson in ethics and jazz fusion.
Twix’s House Of Duos series doubled up at SXSW with their Wednesday night edition featuring full sets from Tennis, Wye Oak, and Japandroids.
Say Anything’s one-off at SXSW was everything (and more) as it featured sets from Trail Of Dead, Greys, Casper Skulls, and Pkew Pkew Pkew.
The Strokes’ guitarist headlined B&Q’s SXSW set and grooved out with acts such as White Reaper, Hembree, Lucy Dacus, and Thunderpussy.
AdHoc’s Unofficial SXSW Showcase riffed out with the likes of Shame, Snail Mail, U.S. Girls, Palm, Crumb, Hovvdy, and Stella Donnelly.
The FADER Fort’s return to Austin popped off with new(er) faces such as Saweetie, Billie Eilish, Valee, Knox Fortune, Superorganism, and more.
Atlanta’s Megan and Rebecca Lovell set the tone for SXSW 2018 with a killer, blues-driven set that retraced ‘Peach’ and let their Americana fly.
The R&B maestro’s trip to The Six was a moment as it swerved into ‘Beach House 3’ and featured the likes of Toni Romiti, Trippie Redd, and more.
The rock ‘n’ roll icon rambled on with a 15-song set that grooved through ‘Carry Fire’ and hits like “Gallows Pole” and “Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You”.