Author Archives: BK

April 11

Ezra Jordan Offers “Cheap Therapy” On Debut EP

Former CTV’s The Launch Finalist Ezra Jordan (and son of Marc Jordan and Amy Sky) Offering “Cheap Therapy” On Debut EP Soul-rich Canadian R&B alt-pop artist — and former CTV The Launch finalist with over 5 million streams across Spotify and YouTube alone — EZRA JORDAN is releasing his debut EP, Cheap Therapy on Thursday, April 9. […]

April 11

Toronto-based Pop Singer/Songwriter JADYN LAMB Is Better Off As “Friends” in New Single

Canadian alt pop singer/songwriter Jadyn Lamb is all about lessons learned when it comes to relationship dynamics in her newest single, “Friends” — available now! “I dug deep when writing this one,” the Toronto-area artist says, looking back. “This is everything I wanted to say when I was younger, but kept inside.” It all comes […]

April 09

JUNO Award-Nominated Teen Supergroup GIRL POW-R Leading Fans To Help Those In Need During COVID-19

JUNO Award-nominated and chart topping all-girl pop band Girl Pow-R are mobilizing the masses via mobile phones to, quite simply, help in any way they can in this newly uncertain time. Leveraging the power of social media in a time of increased social distancing, Girl Pow-R continues to embody their core mission of banding together […]

April 09

Toronto Folk Singer/Songwriter RAINA KRANGLE’s New Single “My Beautiful Dear” Is Straight From a Dream

“My Beautiful Dear” is the First Single off New Album, Headbangers — A Musical Recovery From Mild Traumatic Brain Injury The track was recently selected as a finalist in the 2020 Blues & Roots Radio’s International Song Contest, and is the premiere single off her forthcoming album, Headbangers – A Musical Recovery From Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. […]

April 05

Tom Jackson Launches New Artist-Led Series in Aid of Music Community Affected by COVID-19

With countless members of the Canadian music community impacted by COVID-19, actor, singer, activist and philanthropic tour de force Tom Jackson is rallying fellow artists to aid peers with the launch of a new digital variety series, Almighty Voices. Certain to inspire, entertain, and inform audiences — and in support of the Unison Benevolent Fund, a […]

April 04

NYC based singer/songwriter, Lesley Barth Announces New Album “Big Time Baby”

Lesley Barth’s sophomore album “Big Time Baby” is the heartfelt and honest result of wrestling with a growing sense of feeling like an outsider in her own life.   During the writing process, she questioned what she had learned her whole life about achievement being the key to happiness, quit her corporate job, and started […]

April 04

Kalbells Debut New Video “Cool and Bendable”

Kalbells Debut New Video “Cool and Bendable” via The Fader — Lead Single From ‘Mothertime’ (prod. by Chrome Sparks) Out April 10th via NNA Tapes — Announce North American Tour Dates In April 2015, Kalmia Traver (Kalbells, Rubblebucket) had just come out of an intensive 2-month writing retreat with 27 songlets in hand, 10 of […]

April 01

Jont’s Newest Single Release, “I Think It Could Be Possible”

Halifax-Based Folk Pop Artist Jont Issues Positive Challenge around New Single, “I Think It Could Be Possible” Canadian folk and dance pop artist Jont and a whole load of his followers are encouraging us that “all of us together can change the way the world works.” So goes the call to action in his new single, […]

April 01

Canadian Alt Folk Rocker Oliver James Brooks Has “Set Free” His New Single

Fresh off last year’s breakout debut release, Toronto-based folk rocker Oliver James Brooks has “Set Free” a new message for the masses with his latest single — available now. “This song was written in response to the current state of our planet,” he shares of the track and its origins. “The turmoil in which we […]

March 30

From the Straits to the Stage: Toronto Poor Boy is “Stronger Now”

Canadian Hip Hop Artist Releases New Single With 2020’s New Energy Front & Center Canadian hip hop artist Toronto Poor Boy is back with a new single, still inspiring listeners and calling on his complex past with a fire new track, “Stronger Now” — available now. “It’s a message that’s very personal to me,” the […]

March 30

Craig Dougan Releases New Single, “Iqaluit”

Kitchener Singer/Songwriter Craig Dougan Finds a New Muse in Nunavut for New Single, “Iqaluit” — Available Now! Kitchener-based indie rock singer/songwriter Craig Dougan harkens the daily experience of some 7,000 people who call Nunavut’s remote capital home in his newly minted single, “Iqaluit” — available now! “The music was done first, and the lyrics came […]

March 28

Crystal Shawanda announces new album, Church House Blues

Crystal Shawanda channels spirit and strength of blues pioneers on new True North Records album, Church House Blues, available April 17th, 2020 For her second album on True North Records, Nashville-based singer Crystal Shawanda has channeled the spirit and strength of blues greats such as Etta James and Koko Taylor, paired with a contemporary delivery that […]

March 23

David Clayton-Thomas' release of political album, SAY SOMETHIN'

GRAMMY Award-Winning & Hall of Fame Canadian Icon David Clayton-Thomas Announces Release of Politically Potent Album, SAY SOMETHIN’  GRAMMY Award-winning Canadian musician David Clayton-Thomas has announced the release of his newest and forthcoming album, SAY SOMETHIN’ — set for release March 20, 2020 via Linus Records.  Featuring singles “Never Again,” Clayton-Thomas’ powerful battlecry calling attention to the gun […]

March 22

Paul James Tribute to Bob Dylan @ Hughes Room – Mar. 7, 2020

by Wayne Baggs Bob Dylan has so many iconic songs. One night would be adequate to play but a few. On March 7, 2020 at Hugh’s Room Live, Paul James’ first ever ’Tribute to Bob Dylan’ began. Not merely does Paul James throw the odd Dylan song or two into his live shows, he has […]

March 21

Winterfolk Blues & Roots Music Festival @ Tranzac Club

by Wayne Baggs Hats off to Brian Gladstone for pulling it all together. Winterfolk Blues and Roots Music Festival offers an impressive 100 artists performing on 5 stages over the 3 days of music mix. From Roots to Blues, Celtic to Folk, Americana, Bluegrass, Light rock, Jazz, Country and everything in between. This is an […]