Category Archives: Music Reviews

September 19

The 8th Annual Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAOntario) London, Ontario. Sunday, October 4, 2020, Presented by Slaight Music

August 15

Legendary Canadian Band HONEYMOON SUITE Hit the Top 30 Rock Charts for the First Time in 19 Years

“Find What You’re Looking For” Latest Release Previewing New Album, Their First Since 2008 Johnnie Dee‎ and ‎Derry Grehan‎ available for Facetime, Zoom, Skype, Phoner and Email Interviews and Media Performances! 36 years on, that headline above makes the fact all the more impressive. Canadian classic rockers Honeymoon Suite hope you “Find What You’re Looking […]

June 23

Montreal Brother/Sister Duo Just Costa Make Everything “Peachy” With Fresh, Feel-Good Summer Groove

For Canadian brother-sister duo Just Costa, music is just the ticket to their own sonic theme park, and their glistening, feel-good summer anthem “Peachy” — available now! — lands as top contender for its theme song. Lighthearted and upbeat, the track mixes pop, R&B and g-funk into a catchy groove start to finish, combining full […]

June 23

Katie Ditschun Says “That Is That” in New Single

Alexandria, ON’s Contemporary Jazz Pop Singer/Songwriter Katie Ditschun Says “That Is That.” When it Comes to People’s Need for Others in NEW Single. Canadian contemporary jazz pop singer/songwriter Katie Ditschun lovingly affirms “That Is That.” when it comes to life, love and people’s need for each other in this, her new single — available now. […]

June 14

Toronto Alt-Folk Americana-Rockers LambLion Release New Single “Only The Brave”

Canadian duo LambLion step out in front with the release of their prophetic new single, “Only The Brave” — available now! Circling the topics of life, death and redemption, “Only The Brave” comes alive with husband-and-wife duo — and esteemed musicians in their own right — Oliver and Danka Pigott and their signature enigmatic mix […]

June 10

Tortured Soul & Toronto’s Lisa Shaw Release NEW Track “I Wish You Were Here”

Tortured Soul have broken free from the DJ booth once again to bring their 100% live modern, deep, soulful house music collective’s signature sound to a new track, “I Wish You Were Here” featuring top Toronto-talent and scene mainstay Lisa Shaw — available now! Likened to “The Roots of house music,” the electrifyingly dynamic co-op […]

May 25

Toronto Pop Artist Ashley Lyn Gets Candid & Direct About Love & Career in Newest Track “I Want It 2”

The Toronto-based Jamaican-Chinese pop powerhouse is all-business, remiss to hold back in song (this one lands as a sultry, attitude-packed track and visual about curving dudes on her quest for true love), and her career (the track’s backstory serves as a manifesto of sorts — read on). “I wrote ‘I Want It 2’ in a Starbucks […]

May 05

Canadian-Led Rockers TROPE Unleash Groove Grinding Take on Tears For Fears’ “Shout”

Opting for a heavier guitar and groove-centric approach to Tears For Fears’ 80s New Wave classic “Shout,” alt rockers Trope explore new sonic territory for their cover — available now! “We wanted to do something different with the song musically and instrument-wise, and balance the beautiful melody and message with the intensity of the guitars, […]

April 28

It’s Self Quarantine, Rock ’n Roll-style with Spin Doctor’s Toronto-Based ERIC SCHENKMAN’s “Locked In The House All Day”

When Spin Doctors mega music man Eric Schenkman penned his newest single “Locked In The House All Day” for his latest solo album Who Shot John?, little did he know it’d become the shared experience for so many of us. Little did any of us, really. “I’ve been hunkered down in Toronto, not working live — […]

April 28

Canadian Grunge Trap / Alt Hip Hop Rocker Krosst Out Issues “Funerals” for Former Self

Toronto-based grunge trap and alt hip hop rocker Krosst Out marks the end of his former self with the symbolic unleashing of new single, “Funerals” — available now.  The track lands ahead of his forthcoming album, Phone Calls With Ghosts, a project that has the Toronto-based artist squaring away with his small-town upbringing; the LP is set […]

April 25

Andrew Cassara New Disco/Funk Infused Debut Album, May 1

Ottawa based pop artist Andrew Cassara is set to release his debut album Freak On Repeat (SGMGroupArtists/AWAL) on all streaming services May 1st. The album’s lead track, “Bad Bad” is a funky pop number featuring upbeat dance rhythms and Andrew’s distinct falsetto. Since the start of his career as a teen in 2013, Cassara has consistently released new music while performing live both domestically […]

April 17

Canadian Alt. Rocker My Oldest Friend Unveils New Mixed Medium Single, “Ghost”

Canadian alt rock outfit My Oldest Friend pulls the sheet off its newest single and first mixed-media collaborative project, “Ghost”— available now! The nom de plume for Vancouver-based multi-faceted artist Jacob Richter, My Oldest Friend first landed in 2017; it features back-up vocals and keys from Melinda Richter, Jacob’s sister, and drums from Kurt Dahle.  […]

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

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. […]