Soundclash

There are just two days left to vote for the SoundClash champion!

There just two more days left to help choose the winner of the 2015 SoundClash Music Award competition! Missed the show? No worries. See all five performances with never before seen interviews with some of the artists. Click here to vote for the SoundClash champion. Voting ends midnight on Friday, July 17. The winner will be announced Wednesday, July 22. Above …

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Celebrating five years of the SoundClash Music Awards

This year, Harbourfront Centre presents the fifth edition of the SoundClash Music Awards. To mark the occasion, we’ve given the idea of “letting the city hear your sound” a fresh new take. For this year’s competition, the five finalists will all perform at July’s Party on the Block, a brand-new weekend festival celebrating diverse street cultures from around the world. Hundreds of Toronto-area …

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The Toronto Rave Movement: The History & The Legacy

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Toronto’s Rave Movement and community was the largest and arguably most vibrant in North America for many years. Though the crowds and events dwindled for a period in the mid-late 2000s, Toronto talent grew stronger (and more international in reach), promoters came to collaborate more, and a whole new set of scenes emerged in this city, especially as electronic music exploded around the globe. On Saturday July 13, 2013 – as part of Harbourfront Centre’s popular SoundClash Festival – DJ and journalist Denise Benson hosted two lively discussions: The Toronto Rave Movement: The History, followed by The Toronto Rave Movement: The Legacy.

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Backstage interview with Chairlift

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During the SoundClash music festival, Chairlift played an amazing concert on our WestJet Stage. Before their performance, we were able to get a quick interview – check it out!

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MC Jazz and DJ Cozmic Cat kick off our SoundClash Festival

MC Jazz and DJ Cozmic Cat kick off Soundclash music festival tonight with a performance to set the bar for an amazing concert filled weekend. Catch them playing tonight at 9:30 p.m on our Redpath Stage.

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Born Ruffians will be Performing at Soundclash Festival

The Toronto based indie rock band Born Ruffians is performing a free concert at our WestJet Stage this weekend to commemorate the 2013 Soundclash Music Festival.

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Vendors to look out for during the SoundClash Festival

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This weekend’s genre-bending music festival SoundClash will feature our very own marketplace alongside musicians Chairlift, Born Ruffians, our SoundClash Music Award Nominees! While you’re listening to new cutting edge sound, check out the World Cafe and Lake View Market where you can find tasty food and amazing artisan goods from around the world. We love to support Canadian business so …

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SoundClash Music Award Finalist: Brendan Phillip

R&B singer and songwriter Brendan Philip has already honed his live performance skills from opening for Bilal to Shad K and M.I.A. With many releases slated for 2013 on the newly minted Fake Art Records label out of Toronto, Brendan Philip is here.

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SoundClash Music Award Finalist: Kashka

KASHKA is the ongoing “folkpoptronica” project of Kat Burns, a musician and songwriter based in Toronto. Originally launched to catch the songs that didn’t fit under the orchestral-folk-pop umbrella of her former band, Forest City Lovers, the project has since grown legs and begun to power walk; with arms up and a determined look across her face.

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SoundClash Music Award Finalist: Program

Blending post-punk, shoegaze and electronic, Toronto’s Program has just released their first official album in March 2013. Currently, Program is working on their full-length album which has hopes to be released in the fall 2013.

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