The Top 10 Concerts I Attended in 2018

2018 was another epic year in concert-going. It marks the most concert reviews written on this blog in any year so far, with over 30 shows attended and reviewed. We also got to expand beyond Toronto and cover shows in other cities, travelling out for some fun times in Kitchener, Guelph, and Buffalo. Between the…

Top 30 Hip-Hop Albums of 2018: #10-1

2018 may go down as the best year of the 2010s for Hip-Hop releases. It’s been a year to be known for the sheer volume of great albums, with so many dropping that it’s been a challenge keeping up. While it’s great to see the culture thriving with so many artists putting out new music,…

Concert Review: Apathy & Celph Titled at Smiling Buddha in Toronto

Always relevant in the underground hip-hop scene, Apathy & Celph Titled have returned to Toronto on the Escape To Canada Tour!  Whether it’s as part of the six-man group, The Demigodz, the large collective of east-coast emcees known as Army of the Pharaohs, or just as solo artists, Apathy & Celph Titled remain among the…

Concert Review: Apathy & Celph Titled at The Rockpile in Toronto, ON

Apathy and Celph Titled have been busy since the last time they were both in Toronto together.  The last time was in 2013 at Nocturne Nightclub, when they were on their Demigodz KILLmatic tour.  Since then, 2014 saw them release two new albums with Army of the Pharaohs, as well as Apathy’s fourth solo album, Connecticut…

The Top 10 Concerts I Attended in 2014

I’d like to thank everyone who’s supported this blog and anyone who has ever read any of my articles!  This is the first full calendar year I’ve had SYpherSights running, so this time I have concert reviews written for every show on the list.  While I couldn’t attend every single hip-hop show in the city,…

The Countdown (In Review): My Top 20 Favourite Albums of 2014

Happy Holidays to all!  For those who couldn’t keep up with the daily countdown, I have all of the entries listed below.  Click on the albums to read the reviews!  Also look out for my Top Concerts of the Year list dropping on New Years Eve! Honourable Mentions #20 Ab-Soul – These Days… (B-) #19 Joell…

My #6 Favourite Album of 2014: Apathy – Connecticut Casual

*Click here to go back to the beginning of the countdown* *Click here to go back to #15* *Click here to go back to #10* Timing is everything; this album may not have had the impact of some of the previous entries on the countdown, but it was the soundtrack to my whole summer.  As…