ICYMI for Tuesday 31st January 2017

What Losing HMV Will Mean for Canadian Music: 10 Things to Consider Now that HMV Canada has been forced into receivership, I’ve been thinking about how drastically this will affect the Canadian music industry landscape. [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: News|37 Comments

Austra – Future Politics

Katie Stelmanis is always making political statements through her art, from her time with riot grrl band Galaxy to her more muted project, Austra. Stelmanis wrote Future Politics before the election results giving the album’s [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: |31 Comments

Playlist Friday: Stream of Thought January 2017

By Darlene Barss Playlist Friday brings us another Stream of Thought playlist. It is 3 hours of fairly recently released music from Canadian Indie artists. The titles of those songs then became a story. Sort [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|Categories: New Music, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |38 Comments

New releases for the week ending January 27th 2017

This week sees a lot of Electronic music releases with 19 of the 86 titles, a little over 22%, coming from that genre. The next closest being experimental and hip-hop/rap, both at 14 releases or [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Categories: News|40 Comments

Modlee – Queendom

Quebec City's own Modlee has returned with a new Mixtape titled Queendom. Its release via Coyote Records on January 20th saw a project that featured 8 future-soul and underground hip-hop tracks about family, love and [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: |55 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 24th January 2017

Toronto’s Microforum gives vinyl a fresh spin, opens new record pressing plant Toronto manufacturer Microforum Services Group, which has been producing CDs, DVDs and other optical media for more than 15 years, looked to turn [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|Categories: News|30 Comments

Sarah Beatty – Bandit Queen

February 3rd will see the release of Hamilton-based musician Sarah Beatty's sophomore release Bandit Queen. Creator described as a folk fabled concept album that began with a 19th-century horse thief named Belle Starr Bandit Queen [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: |21 Comments

Winterruption 2017 Saskatchewan Playlist

By Darlene Barss Winterruption 2017 Saskatchewan is the focus of our playlist today. It includes music of most of the artists playing January 19 - January 22 in Regina and Saskatoon. Regina Folk Festival have [...]

New releases for the week ending January 20th 2017

He are a few of my selections for this week. To see the full list of this weeks releases why not open this in a new tab (it means you audio stream doesn't break if [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|Categories: New Music|44 Comments

The Luyas – Human Voicing

February 24th will see The Luyas will release their new full-length album Human Voicing on Paper Bag Records. The band debuted the album's first single "Self-Unemployed" via Noisey who called the track "...the kind of [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Categories: New Music|37 Comments