ICYMI for Tuesday 14th February 2017

Wayhome 2017 line-up announced Event organizer’s Republic Live put last week’s WayHome line-up rumours to bed this morning, with the official announcement of the 2017 line-up for Wayhome Music and Arts Festival. Microforum hoping new [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: News|70 Comments

The 2017 Grammy Awards

Canadian artists took home three Grammy Awards, all of which came during the pre-telecast portion of the ceremonies on Sunday. Drake won two Grammy Awards, bring his career tally to three, for “Hotline Bling” in [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: News|32 Comments

Playlist Friday: Hearts and Love

By Darlene Barss Playlist Friday’s theme is full of Hearts and Love in time for the upcoming Valentine’s Day. There are songs of Red Hearts, Stained Glass Hearts, Paper Hearts, broken Hearts and songs of [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |59 Comments

New releases for the week ending February 10th 2017

Hello and welcome to this week's new Music Thursday. You can find my selections below or if that isn't enough new music for you why not head over to out New Music page to see [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: New Music|39 Comments

A Chat with Long Night’s Vish Khanna

Vish Khanna (Kreative Kontrol, Long Winter, and former CBC Radio 3 host) surprised music fans when it was announced last month that he would be hosting a live TV Show entitled Long Night, named partially [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: News|36 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 7th February 2017

Toronto’s Paper Bag Records launches new label Paper Bag Vintage Toronto’s Paper Bag Records has announced the launch of Paper Bag Vintage, a new label that will showcase and preserve great Canadian albums that have [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: News|29 Comments

Indigenous group Northern Cree excited to kick off Grammy day festivities

When the Native American music album category was eliminated from the Grammys in 2011, Steve Wood thought that Northern Cree's run of nominations had likely reached its end but the group's co-founder was delighted to [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |28 Comments

Playlist Friday: Black History Month in Canada

By Darlene Barss Playlist Friday this week is to honour Black History Month with the focus being on black musicians of Canada and the music they make. Our playlist has a couple of musicians from [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Playlist, Playlists, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |51 Comments

New releases for the week ending February 3rd 2017

I am going to start by apologizing for the lack of a full page of releases but that should be up by tomorrow morning at the latest (I will post the link in the comments [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: New Music|36 Comments

Royal Canoe at the Castle Hotel in Manchester, England

After 1172 days away, Royal Canoe made a triumphant returned to Manchester last night for a performance in front of a small but very enthusiastic crowd at the Castle Hotel. Their set comprising of songs [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Show review|Tags: |30 Comments