The Weekend Word Weave – Chocolate

Note to self: before you decide on a word to use make sure you can find enough songs with that word in the title. So needless to so I had to cheat a little for [...]

By | August 20th, 2016|Categories: Playlists|2 Comments

Throw your very own Royal Canoe listening party in Winnipeg

By Regina Sienra Royal Canoe is going out of their way to throw some mini-listening parties for their fans in Winnipeg, their hometown. Something got Lost Between Here and the Orbit, Royal Canoe’s new album, [...]

By | August 19th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |1 Comment

Thank you, Mr. Downie: Celebrate The Tragically Hip this Saturday

By Regina Sienra Tomorrow, August 20, Canada will pause to celebrate the legacy of Gord Downie. To pay tribute to The Tragically Hip, a band that captured and reflected about a everyday life in the [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |233 Comments

PREMIERE: Spationauts unveil debut EP, “Her Hair Encircles The Globe”

By Regina Sienra / Picture by Christina Bourne Spationauts, the new project of Carl Johnson and Chris Sleightholm, evidences that great things can come out from a hangover. Her Hair Encircles The Globe, the first [...]

Polaris Prize announces performers for the 2016 Gala

By Regina Sienra The Polaris Music Prize has announced both the performers and the members of the Grand Jury for its 2016 edition. Seven out of the ten shortlist nominees will play at the gala, [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: News, Polaris Music Prize|Tags: |130 Comments

John K. Samson is back with a new record – and some old pals

By Regina Sienra John K. Samson will be back this October with an album that may feature more Weakerthans’ sounds than we had hoped for. Winter Wheat, Samson’s second solo album, is coming out on [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |79 Comments

Who are you calling a loner? An Op-Ed From A Guy Who Is Definitely Not an Ed.

By Tom Westoll I don't know how you consume the majority of your music, but I have been appreciating albums on vinyl as the main staple in my musical diet for about the last two [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Editorial|Tags: |52 Comments

The Weekend Word Weave – Coffee

Welcome to the Weekend Word Weave. Each week we will put together a playlist of songs whose titles contain our theme word, which for this weeks list was "Coffee". "I have measured out my life [...]

By | August 13th, 2016|Categories: Playlists|4 Comments

That night in Toronto: The Tragically Hip @ Air Canada Centre. 08.10.16

By Jennifer Durley Last night I stood in a crowd of about 20,000 people as we shouted in unison “at the hundredth meridian, where the great plains begin” like our lives depended on it. What [...]

By | August 11th, 2016|Categories: Show review|Tags: |134 Comments

Japandroids are back on the road

By Regina Sienra Japandroids, the loud duo from Vancouver, have been pretty much missing in action since the end of the extensive world tour for Celebration Rock (2012), their second album. Guitarist Brian King and [...]

By | August 11th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |76 Comments