Playlist Friday: Dance Marathon Day

By Darlene Barss Playlist Friday is all about dance to celebrate Dance Marathon Day. I found out that there was such a thing as National Dance Marathon Day and I stole it as my inspiration [...]

By | March 31st, 2017|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |52 Comments

New releases for the week ending March 31st 2017

Doc Walker - Weathervane (Open Road/Universal) Jerry Leger - Nonsense and Heartache (Latent Recordings) On Nonsense and Heartache, Jerry Leger sounds every bit like the road-weary troubadour, facing down the highway fork between [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: New Music|37 Comments

Jon McKiel – Unknown Source

Sometimes a song is so good it inspires multiple visions. Jon Mckiel's "Unknown Source," from the Memorial Ten Count album released March 10th on You've Changed Records and Headless Owl Records, is paired with two [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Categories: Video Release|Tags: |32 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 28th March 2017

Update on the Canadian Attempt for the Longest Concert Ever The short answer? They’re still going at the Earl of Whitchurch pub in Stouffville, Ontario. The music started at 7 pm on Friday, March 17 [...]

By | March 28th, 2017|Categories: News|15 Comments

Tara Beier – Fools Paradise

On her new six-song EP, California 1970, Tara Beier firmly establishes herself as a powerful new voice within the alt-folk scene. Drawing from the full range of her influences, from traditional folk and blues to [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|Categories: Video Release|Tags: |13 Comments

Playlist Friday: The Pitch of Prince Edward Island

By Darlene Barss Playlist Friday is about The Pitch of Prince Edward Island. It may be the smallest province but it is full of talent. PEI is known as a home for traditional Celtic music. [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: Editorial, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |46 Comments

New releases for the week ending March 24th 2017

Betty Moon - CHROME (Independent) "On her latest album Chrome Betty Moon demonstrates an eclectic range within today’s seemingly-static pop genre. The LP is full of danceable beats and bass-heavy tracks, all of which seem [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: New Music|40 Comments

Chris Gostling – A Little More

Fast rising Toronto roots-rockers Chris Gostling & The Tempo have released a new video for the track "A Little More" from their acclaimed debut album, Breath, Blood & Tempo. The clip coincides with the band's [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Video Release|Tags: |19 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 21st March 2017

Meet the Searchlight Final Four CBC Music have announced the final four acts for this years Searchlight. Three of them were chosen by their celebrity judges, Ruth B., Dan Kanter and Jarvis Church with the [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: News|30 Comments

The History of Canadian Indie Rock in One Group

If combined, the biographies of the members of the TransCanada Highwaymen would tell the story of a defining era in Canadian indie music. The band, also known by the more straightforward tag of Berg, Murphy, [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |19 Comments