Photos: The Meadows 2016 (The 1975, Empire of the Sun, Cage the Elephant, Metric, Børns, Savages, + more)

Miami Horror

Børns, Cage the Elephant, Chairlift, Damien Marley, Empire of the Sun, Jack Garratt, Lewis del Mar, Lolawolf, Metric, Miami Horror, Robert DeLong, Savages, Sylvan Esso, The 1975, Yeasayer, Zella Day *** Follow updates from The Meadows here. Photos by Jess Williams | @jesswilliams824 | Flickr

Photos: Float Fest 2016 (Rick Ross, Santigold, Future Islands, Metric, Bleachers, + more)

*** Bleachers, Blue The Misfit, Blue Healer, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Buhu, Emily Bell and the Talkbacks, Future Islands, Holiday Mountain, Metric, Nina Diaz, Pop Pistol, Rick Ross, Riders Against the Storm, Santigold, Slim Thug, Wild Moccasins, Yeasayer *** Follow updates from Float Fest here. Photos by Joshua Guerra | @joshguerra13

Photos: Riverfest Elora 2015 (Metric, Sam Roberts Band, The New Pornographers, + more)

Metric Sam Roberts Band Bruce Cockburn The New Pornographers Shad Alan Doyle Shakey Graves Sarah Harmer Tokyo Police Club Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Operators The Both The Acorn The Elwins Dave Monks Tim Kingsbury The Burning Hell Amelia Curran Follow updates from Riverfest Elora here. Photos by Amanda Collins | @littlestarphoto

Festival Review: Riot Fest Toronto 2014 — punking and punching

Mud, plus 42,624 people, plus some of the most mosh-able, dance-able music still listened to by well-tuned ears? Obviously the first thing that should have jumped into your head was Riot Fest. This year’s celebration of the insane, wacky world that is music was at Downsview Park, a hop, skip,

You’ve GOT to Hear This: “Hamburg, Noon”

Hamburg, Noon by Land of Talk As autumn approaches and the air starts to chill, instead of looking for a blanket, fire, or coat I turn instead to coffee and my fall playlist. Likely due to the cold weather my fall list includes an array of Canadian bands that seem to

You’ve GOT to Hear This: “Synthetica”

Synthetica by Metric When I first heard Combat Baby back in 2003, I knew I’d discovered something great. Raw, charged, and, great to sing to, Old World Underground, Where are you Now? remains a classic in my repertoire.  Ever since, I’ve been following Metric’s releases, enjoying the progression of their sound.  With