Playlist Friday: Canada Day Celebration

The playlist this week is to celebrate Canada and the music we have here. Like many people I have some conflicted feelings on Canada 150. I don't want to celebrate the genocide of a culture [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |43 Comments

New releases for the week ending June 30th 2017

Doldrums - Esc (Dead Oceans) Montreal’s Doldrums certainly have a mastery of textures. On their latest release they take elegant melodies and dance-ready electronics and mash them together for a middle-ground between EDM and indie-rock. [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Categories: New Music|24 Comments

Still Flux – Habits & Dreams (plus our First Anniversary shirts are now available for purchase)

By Darlene Barss Still Flux, composed of John Castillo, Johnny Syriani, Luke Winer, and David Hernon is a collaborative rock outfit started by singer/songwriter John Castillo in September 2015. Borrowing elements from Pyschedelia, Metal, and [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: Album review|Tags: , , |36 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 27th June 2017

Ontario to ban scalper bots The Liberal government said Monday it will introduce new legislation this fall that will make automated ticket-buying "bots" illegal. It would also cap markups on resold tickets at 50 percent [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Categories: News|21 Comments

Rodney Decroo – Like Jacob When He Felt The Angel’s Touch

Last Thursday saw acclaimed Vancouver singer/songwriter, poet and playwright Rodney DeCroo release a new video for the song "Like Jacob When He Felt The Angel's Touch" directed by Eden Munro in Edmonton. The song is [...]

By | June 26th, 2017|Categories: Video release|Tags: |17 Comments

Playlist Friday: National Indigenous Peoples Day

Our playlist today is in celebration of the newly named National Indigenous Peoples Day which was formerly called National Aboriginal Day. It may have been a couple days ago but I think we can still [...]

By | June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |32 Comments

New releases for the week ending June 23rd 2017

Bison (B.C.) - You Are Not the Ocean You Are the Patient In Europe, July 7th in North America You are not the ocean. You do not orchestrate a beautiful cacophony of life and death, [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|43 Comments

Natural Sympathies – Space Invaders (Video Debut)

If you are a regular here, and why wouldn't you be, you might be able to remember that we had the privilege of debuting Natural Sympathies' video for Moon Landing six weeks ago. Once again, [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|Categories: Video Release|Tags: |18 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 20th June 2017

SOCAN Awards Shine Bright Lights on Canada's Music Creators and Publishers Songwriters, composers and music publishers behind some of the biggest songs in the world gathered in Toronto Monday night – with a who's who [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|Categories: News|19 Comments

Jon Stancer – For The Birds

This coming Friday will see the release of Jon Stancer's debut solo album For The Birds (iTunes preorder) on which, Toronto singer/songwriter Jon dabs his brush in many musical palettes. Produced by Jono Grant (John [...]

By | June 19th, 2017|Categories: New Music|23 Comments