R&B

Postmodern Jukebox turns back the clock on pop hits

Postmodern Jukebox turns back the clock on pop hits Scott Bradlee and his rotating cast of singers and musicians redo current songs — from Radiohead to Katy Perry — for a bygone era. Nick Krewen Music, Published on Mon Nov 16 2015 Shaken, not stirred. No, we’re not talking about James Bond martinis, but the entertaining and imaginatively radical rearrangements of prevailing pop, rock and rap classics by New Jersey-raised…


Madonna in Toronto for most ambitious tour yet: review

  Charismatic singer, 57, puts on physically intense, highly theatrical two-hour show at Air Canada Centre Monday night that shows age is just a number Nick Krewen Music, Published on Tue Oct 06 2015 Madonna AIr Canada Centre. Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. At 57, Madonna is still wears her Rebel Heart on her sleeve. The provocative Miss Ciccone, who has made a career out of pushing buttons and boundaries, continued…


Janet Jackson delivers sonic bombardment of hits at ACC

Air Canada Centre concert a well-oiled, highly choreographed machine meticulously planned down to each breath Nick Krewen Janet Jackson At the Air Canada Centre, Sept. 16, 2015 Sometimes you just have to laugh at the Spinal Tap-ish practices that often occur in the music industry. The latest: when the Star requested a review ticket for Janet Jackson’s Unbreakable tour, which launched in Vancouver on Aug. 31 and had performed eight…


The Weeknd proves he’s Toronto’s next superstar: concert review

R&B crooner Abel Tesfaye, aka the Weeknd, treated crowd at Mod Club to a sort of preview of new album Beauty Behind the Madness. Nick Krewen Music, Published on Wed Aug 26 2015 The Weeknd At the Mod Club, Aug. 25 He’s earned it all right. The climatic moment in the Weeknd’s recent video for his chart-topping hit “Can’t Feel My Face” occurs when the singer is set on fire…


Welcome to the Set List: Pitbull and Ke$ha at the Molson Amphitheatre, Toronto

NEWS Pitbull And Ke$ha  Facebook Twitter Email GRAMMYS   June 09, 2015 – Welcome to The Set List. Here you’ll find the latest concert recaps for many of your favorite, or maybe not so favorite, artists. Our bloggers will do their best to provide you with every detail of the show, from which songs were on the set list to what the artist was wearing to which out-of-control fan made…