Playlist Friday: Canadian St Patrick’s Day and Searchlight Round 3

By Darlene Barss Playlist Friday this week has not just one but two playlists. A Canadian St Patrick's Day playlist to celebrate the day and an update on Searchlight playlist. CBC Searchlight is on Round [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|Categories: Playlists|Tags: , , |22 Comments

New releases for the week ending March 17th 2017

Each Thursday we try to look forward to what music Canadian artists will be putting out the following day. This week sees just four releases but they cover a wide selection of music genres. Chilly [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|Categories: New Music, News|30 Comments

Feist confirms pleasurable new album

On Tuesday, multiple sites reported details about Feist's fifth studio album Pleasure, the highly-anticipated follow-up to 2011's Metals. Tuesday afternoon, Feist used Twitter to address the early reports and share the record's cover art. "Much [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |40 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 14th March 2017

Are Why Big Festivals Killing Live Music? Despite the massive success of music festivals, all is not alive and well in the live music industry. While festival behemoths are seeing more fans and dollars than [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: News|45 Comments

Art Bergmann – Remember Her Name

One year after releasing his Polaris Prize long-listed The Apostate (his first full-length original album in two decades), Canadian music legend Art Bergmann returns May 12 with Remember Her Name, a newly remastered edition of [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: |22 Comments

Playlist Friday: CBC Searchlight 2017 Round 2

By Darlene Barss Playlist Friday this week is all about Round 2 of Searchlight. All the artists on the playlist successfully made it past Round 1 and are region finalists. The voting for round 2 [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Categories: News, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |76 Comments

New releases for the week ending March 10th 2017

Amelia Curran - Watershed (Six Shooter) Amelia Curran's eighth album, Watershed, sees the St. John's songwriter's advocacy work with It's Mental spilling over more openly into her songwriting: Her songs are inhabited by the black [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: New Music|31 Comments

International Women’s Day 2017

Due to the name this date bears (no not Wednesday) I wanted to give you a story about Canadian Women in Music but I decided against this because I am not Female and today is [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: News|33 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 7th March 2017

Radioplayer Canada Launches Radio App Radioplayer Canada is similar to Bell’s iHeartRadio app and has over 400 radio stations on the platform; in fact, it has almost every station that isn’t owned by Bell Media [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Categories: News|32 Comments

Tunes about Trump: Why these Canadian musicians won’t just ‘shut up and sing’

Sure, he's not their president. But that's not stopping some Canadian musicians from penning Donald Trump-tinged tunes and putting out music videos ripe with anti-Trump imagery. They join the many American musicians fighting Donald Trump's [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|Categories: News|25 Comments