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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Empire of the Sun @ Orpheum Theatre – September 16, 2015

There is a visual aspect to Empire of the Sun that stands out, particularly in their music videos.

The electro-glam-pop duo from Australia consists of Luke Steel and Nick Littlemoor, who began collaborating together for their respective groups before creating their own project. The visual aspect of Empire of the Sun is as bright, bold, and beautiful as their music with headpieces, bright lights, and a majestic wardrobe.

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SOTD: Speed Control – This Time

Speed Control have kept their status of hardest working band from the Yukon alive this summer, as they have been busy touring and running their RAWK camps as they travel across Canada.

Speed Control will be finishing their tour in Vancouver, playing two shows at The Railway Club on August 29th and 30th.

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SOTD: Derrival – Canvas

Derrival is gearing up to release a new EP, Departure & Arrival, on August 21st. Following the release, the band will hit the road for a series of Western Canadian tour dates beginning August 29th in Kelowna. The band will play a hometown show in Vancouver on September 25th at Venue.

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INTERVIEW: Jon McLaughlin

Jon McLaughlin is gearing up to release his new album Like Us on October 9th, and will be supporting the release with a US tour. We had the opportunity to chat with him about his musical inspirations, songwriting, and what to expect from his new album.

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INTERVIEW: Tyler Shaw

Tyler Shaw is ready to show the world what he’s made of.

Since winning a cover contest held by MuchMusic and Coca-Cola back in 2012, Shaw has established himself as a talented singer-songwriter. His debut single “Kiss Goodnight” was certified gold, and his latest single “House of Cards” has been heating up on the charts. This October, Shaw has secured an opener slot on Kelly Clarkson’s Piece By Piece Tour with Nick Jonas.

I had the opportunity to chat with Tyler about the upcoming tour and the fans.

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