Top 30 Hip-Hop Albums of 2018: #20-11

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,…

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: Tech N9ne – The Strange Reign Tour in Toronto

Tech N9ne continues to prove he’s one of the hardest working Hip-Hop artists there is, somehow keeping up with his seemingly never ending tour schedule while releasing three new albums in a span of less than twelve months.  He released The Storm in December of 2016, Dominion this past April, and is gearing up to release his…

The Top 10 Concerts I Attended in 2015

Our second full calendar year being active was a fun one!  We’ve gained a lot of recognition in Toronto’s local Hip-Hop scene, made great connections, and most importantly covered a lot of concerts this year (one more than last year!).  I want to thank all the promoters and local artists who made it easier for me…

Concert Review: Tech N9ne – The Special Effects Tour in Toronto, ON

Within a week of being exactly one year since his last show in Toronto, Tech N9ne has returned on yet another tour.  This would be my third consecutive year catching him live, as Tech N9ne has consistently released new music to allow him to constantly alter his set lists every time he tours.  Tech seems…

Concert Review: ¡Mayday! at Rockpile West in Toronto, ON

¡Mayday! is currently on their Future/Vintage Tour to promote their upcoming album of the same name, due to be released August 21, 2015 via Strange Music (check the new single I covered on Ambrosia For Heads).  More importantly, they’re on their first ever tour in Canada, starting out west in Vancouver and travelling east to…

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 #12 Favourite Album of 2014: Tech N9ne – Strangeulation

*Click here to go back to the beginning of the countdown* Back with another addition to his Collabos series, Tech N9ne has recruited the entire Strange Music roster to work with him on this album.  The idea behind this album is that it’s time for Strange Music to put a choke hold on the music…

The Top 10 Concerts I Attended in 2013

I know I’m a little late with this one, but let’s take a look at the top 10 shows I went to last year.  I wrote a few concert reviews for some of them, but I missed a lot because I only had the idea to start this blog during the final quarter of the…