Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley revisited Toronto, sailing through their ‘Ritual In Repeat’ and ‘Young & Old’ LPs only to melt everyone’s hearts.
Kevin Parker and co. previewed their new record and said farewell to ‘Lonerism’ with a massive yet mesmerizing set at Toronto’s Massey Hall.
Brooklyn’s Matt & Kim bashed through a colorful 19-song setlist that was full of ‘Lightning’ faves, ‘Grand’ gems, and other lo-fi, party-heavy stuff.
On Friday night, Madeon intoxicated Toronto’s Danforth Hall with ‘Adventure’ and a dance party that was more Justice than Mad Decent.
The 19-year-old Texas-grown rapper went all the way in at Toronto’s Mod Club with support from fellow emcees Jimmy B and Dillan Ponders.
Toro y Moi previewed his summer fest run with a blissed-out, groove factory of a show that dug into oldies and played ‘What For?’ in its entirety.
The Icelandic folk group stirred up a bit of magic during Canadian Music Week with a heady yet riveting showing at Toronto’s Massey Hall.
Shy Girls’ Dan Vidmar and Young Ejecta’s Leanne Macomber settled in at The Garrison for a night full of smooth R&B and lush synth-pop.
The Used, Every Time I Die, and Marmozets occupied Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall for a sold-out show and a night full of riffage.
Decibel’s annual road show got loud in Toronto, putting eardrums to rest with At The Gates, Converge, Pallbearer, Vallenfyre, and more.
Austin’s Shakey Graves continued his Canadian tour run with a heart-pounding set of fan faves at Molson Canadian Studio (Hamilton Place).
La Dispute and Title Fight marked the end of their co-headline run with a cathartic showing at The Crofoot Ballroom in Pontiac, Michigan.
Following September’s Riot Fest takeover, La Dispute, Title Fight, and The Hotelier returned north with their hits-heavy “Tour Of The Year”.
We spotlight the bands, babes, and good times that made Burgerama Four a memorable hit. Warning: some portraits and stills are NSFW.
Burger Records concluded their annual one-two with Ty Segall, Thee Oh Sees, White Fence, Black Lips, Meatbodies, and Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.
We popped our Burgerama cherry this past weekend, taking in FIDLAR, Weezer, Bleached, Beach Fossils, Bass Drum Of Death, and more.
Scott Hansen and co. marked their return to Toronto with a mesmerizing set that dusted off older gems and outlined the pluses of ‘Awake’.
Panache Booking’s SXSW Spider House Rager II was a complete success as it raged on with Thee Oh Sees, La Luz, The Mystery Lights, and more.
Pigeons & Planes invaded The Hype Hotel on its final night, presenting sets from Earl Sweatshirt, Tei Shi, Mick Jenkins, and Ryan Hemsworth.
Culture Collide went eclectic on Saturday, using Austin’s Container Bar to showcase a cathartic one-two punch of Elliphant and TDE’s SZA.
Showing the proof is in the wax, New Zealand’s Georgia and Caleb Nott stunned with a 17-song setlist at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall.
The Madrid four-piece continued their quest of 15+ shows with a thrashing of Lucille – further solidifying their place in the “garage scene”.
With a rain being a “thing” in Texas, SXSW-ers shacked up at The FADER Fort to see the likes of Big Sean, Skepta, Bleachers, Kehlani, and more.
Wavves’ Nathan Williams, his brother Joel, and Andrew Caddick (Jeans Wilder) took on SXSW and ripped through a new echelon of guitar pop.
Cali’s sweetheart Lil Debbie marked her return to SXSW with a random yet massive performance at SBS Aire Radio Networks’ closing showcase.
BrooklynVegan started their SXSW on Thursday with a few mind-numbing sets from METZ, Speedy Ortiz, BRONCHO, and Octopus Project.
Collect Records and Vinyl Me, Please threw down with a day shindig at Wonderland, showcasing United Nations, Sick Feeling, and Feral Future.
Next to a stacked card courtesy of All Things Go and Blah Blah Blah Science, Best Coast and Ryn Weaver took their sets to brand new heights.
The Lagunitas Brewing Company revived their CouchTrippin’ series with a new iteration that feat. Charles Bradley, Delta Spirit, and King Tuff.
The FADER Fort was lit like bic on Wednesday with an eclectic lineup – including a rare one-two from Detroit’s Dej Loaf and Georgia’s Sam Hunt.