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|Tags: , , |46 Comments

Some Creative Canadian Ladies from 2016

By Mariposa Bressey It is not the end of the year, nor is this a best of list, just some thoughts on woman who have been releasing some wonderful music in 2016. I realized last [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|Categories: Editorial|57 Comments

ICYMI – Walk Off The Earth and the Canadian Anthem

Artistic liberty or cultural dissonance? by Tiffy Leeson Walk off The Earth performed ‘O Canada’ at The World Cup of Hockey Finals in Toronto last Thursday. The internet sensation indie group from Burlington, Ontario, integrated [...]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Categories: Editorial, News, Show review|Tags: |67 Comments

Review: Chixdiggit – “2012”

By Tom Westoll 25 years, 25 minutes. Chixdiggit’s new EP is a celebration of the road all jammed into one epic song. A giant shout out to the touring road life, K.J. Jansen, main songwriter [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|Categories: Album review, Editorial|Tags: , , |166 Comments

A look back at Polaris Music Prize 2010

By Michael Wynn It was late summer 2010, and my third week as a CBC Radio 3 employee. The indie and alternative wing of the CBC Radio network was going through one of its most [...]

By | September 18th, 2016|Categories: Editorial|Tags: , , |135 Comments

This Is Not An Album Review: TUNS. Self-titled LP

By Tom Westoll TUNS, the hot new power pop trio comprised of wily can-rock vets (Matt Murphy, Mike O'Neill and Chris Murphy) is taking the nation by storm. The band is releasing it's long awaited [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Editorial, New Music|Tags: , , , , , , , |66 Comments

Who are you calling a loner? An Op-Ed From A Guy Who Is Definitely Not an Ed.

By Tom Westoll I don't know how you consume the majority of your music, but I have been appreciating albums on vinyl as the main staple in my musical diet for about the last two [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Editorial|Tags: |52 Comments

Credits where credits are due

You know the type, at the end of a movie, while everyone is rushing to the exits, queuing for the washrooms to complete the processes started by their incredibly oversize and overpriced sodas, there's always [...]

By | July 7th, 2016|Categories: Editorial|Tags: , , , , , |161 Comments