30@30: The Top 30 Concerts I’ve Ever Been To (Pt. 3/3)

It’s been an awesome 5+ years running this blog and reviewing as many concerts as I can possibly go to. I’m celebrating my 30th birthday this week, and it’s been over a decade since I went to my first rap concert and fell in love with live Hip-Hop shows, and that feeling of seeing one…

Concert Review: Lorde & Run The Jewels at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto

Lorde is currently experiencing the biggest years of her career to date, with her sophomore album Melodrama earning her an Album of the Year Grammy nomination, and her subsequent world tour taking her to stadiums and arenas around the globe. It’s been about four years since she last performed in Toronto, at the Danforth Music Hall, and…

The Top 10 Concerts I Attended in 2017

This has been the most epic, action-packed year of concert-going in my entire life so far. 2017 saw me completely blow my previous personal record of most concerts attended in a year out of the water, with over thirty shows attended this year. I have to thank all the artists, promoters and media companies who…

Concert Review: Run The Jewels, Joey Bada$$ + more at Time Festival

Time Festival is one of the most diverse single-day music festivals in Toronto, with a lineup of artists representing several different genres.  As the name may suggest, they tend to get artists that represent the musical landscape of current times.  As such, Time has developed a reputation for being an EDM-heavy festival, but they also…

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…

25@25: The Top 25 Most Influential Albums On My Life

A few months ago I saw something very similar to this going around Facebook, where people would post their top twelve albums that have stuck with them through the years.  I posted my own list, but I wanted to go deeper and longer (pause) just for fun for my 25th birthday.  So here are 25 albums…