Playlist Friday: 2017 Western Canadian Music Awards Nominees

Playlist Friday has most of the 2017 WCMA nominees that were announced earlier this week. There is 4.5 hours of Jazz, Blues, Pop, Rock and even Country on it. Western Canada has a lot of [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: News, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , , , |24 Comments

New releases for the week ending April 28th 2017

Anamai - What Mountain (Halocline Trance) On What Mountain, Anna Mayberry (HSY) and David Psutka (Egpyptrixx) continue to craft the ambient electro-folk that put Anamai on the map with their 2015 record Sallows. Their new [...]

By | April 27th, 2017|Categories: New Music|29 Comments

Music Festivals

With summer just around the corner for those of us in the Northern hemisphere music fans start turning their minds towards the forthcoming festivals. From the larger, multi-day, events that take place in multiple venues [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: News|29 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 25th April 2017

Record Store Day Fallout 2017: How Much Those Exclusives Will Now Cost You Online This past weekend, Record Store Day celebrated a decade of exclusive vinyl releases, early morning lineups and feverish consumerism with its [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: News|18 Comments

The Indies Awards at The Phoenix – Photo Gallery

The Indies Awards happened last Wednesday at The Phoenix in Toronto, ON.  Have a look at the pictures here:

By | April 24th, 2017|Categories: News|16 Comments

Playlist Friday: Notable Laments of Newfoundland and Labrador

By Darlene Barss Playlist Friday has some notable laments of Newfoundland and Labrador along with some happier tunes as well. The traditional music of Newfoundland and Labrador is rooted in Irish, Scottish, English, and French [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |49 Comments

New releases for the week ending April 21st 2017

Alee - Bad Habit (Wax Records) Close Talker - Lens (Nevado) Lens most frequently focuses on love and connection frustrated by the walls people place around themselves, whether Quiring reflects on forbidden romance (the churning [...]

CIMA & BuzzAngle Music Launch New Canadian Indie Music Charts

The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) and BuzzAngle Music have teamed up to bring the first-ever independent-only music sales and streaming charts to Canada, through the innovative technology of BuzzAngle Music. Harnessing BuzzAngle Music’s comprehensive [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|Categories: News|33 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 18th April 2017

Accidental band Les Deuxluxes catches on, wherever it plays To witness Les Deuxluxes’ blazing live show is to experience love at first sight, but Les Deuxluxes themselves are — as brassy frontwoman and guitarist Anna [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: News|29 Comments

Jeffery Straker – Dirt Road Confessional

Saskatchewan singer/songwriter Jeffery Straker is gearing up to release his latest album, Dirt Road Confessional, May 19 on Acronym Records, to be followed by a cross-Canada tour kicking off in Saskatoon on May 25 [see [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: |10 Comments