Category Archives: Music Reviews

November 28

CONEY HATCH CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF DEBUT ALBUM WITH UPCOMING SHOW AT EL MOCAMBO

CONEY HATCH CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF DEBUT ALBUM WITH UPCOMING SHOW AT EL MOCAMBOThe El Mocambo in Toronto is undoubtedly one of the most instantly recognizable names when it comes to music venues. After all, such iconic artists as the Rolling Stones, Elvis Costello, the Cars, and Stevie Ray Vaughan have all performed at the legendary […]

November 28

TICKETS FOR ‘NEIL YOUNG: HARVEST TIME’ ON SALE NOW – NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN DOCUFILM IN CINEMAS WORLDWIDE ON DECEMBER 1

TICKETS FOR ‘NEIL YOUNG: HARVEST TIME’ ON SALE NOW AT NEILYOUNGHARVESTTIME.COM  OFFICIAL TRAILER HERE SHAKEY PICTURES, TRAFALGAR RELEASING & WARNER RECORDS PRESENT NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN DOCUFILM IN CINEMAS WORLDWIDE ON DECEMBER 1 WITH SELECT ENCORES ON DECEMBER 4 PHILADELPHIA, PA – Tickets are on sale and the official trailer debuted today for “Neil Young: Harvest Time,” the never-before-seen docufilm celebrating the 50th anniversary […]

November 28

NEON BLOOM SINGER JEN SIMPSON STEPS OUT AS KIT VALE FOR SOLO PROJECT

“Pet” YouTube and Spotify Website Kit Vale is the solo project of Toronto-based singer/songwriter Jen Simpson, whom you may know as the stunning voice of Canadian rockers Neon Bloom. Inspired by a diverse mix of musical tastes ranging from post-punk to hip-hop, Simpson uses Kit Vale as a project that combines elements of these influences and every genre […]

November 25

Pavlo@Massey Hall-Sat.,Nov.19th,2022

Photography By Edwin Luk Of SVPhotography Musician Pavlo Simtikidis, also known as Pavlo is a Greek-Canadian guitarist who plays a mixture of Mediterranean sounds with the styles of Greece, Rumba, Flamenco, Spanish, Balkan, Pop and Latin music. Mostly an instrumental concert, Pavlo’s Mediterranean music was full of different emotions: the audience was energetic, cheered, danced, […]

November 21

Feature Film Release: Sultans of String shine their light on the Silver Screen in Toronto and Hamilton

Watch The Trailer Here! Feature Film Release: Sultans of String shine their light on the Silver Screen in Toronto and Hamilton BILLBOARD-charting world music supergroup Sultans of String are excited about the launch of their feature length film “Sultans of String: The Refuge Project – Visual Album” – their pandemic project that just won at the Cannes World Film […]

November 19

Midnight Sparrows, The New Solo Project From Métis, Cree, and Dene Musician Blair Bellerose Releases ‘Born In The City’ Album

“Butterfly Wings” – YouTube and Spotify Website Hot on the heels of the Native American Music Award nominated Rock & Roll City, Midnight Sparrows – the brainchild of Métis, Cree, and Dene musician Blair Bellerose – is releasing its much-anticipated follow-up, Born in the City.  Identifying as Métis his entire life, the Vancouver-based musician is now also a […]

November 10

Pittsburgh’s Breakthrough Pop Latin Artist Valentina Cherico Debuts Vivacious New Single, “Believe In Yourself” 

MP3, WAV, Photos, Bio and All Assets Here “Believe In Yourself” YouTube and Spotify Website Rich vocalizations and big-band pop vibes aren’t the only things driving young breakthrough artist Valentina Cherico. Her unique fusion of pop and Latin music sends shivers down spines across the globe, featured prominently in her newest single, “Believe In Yourself” – available now! Based […]

November 07

Bristol, UK Singer-Songwriter Saskia Nyx Waxes Poetic in New “Moon” Single

“Moon” – YouTube and Spotify Website Who doesn’t look to the moon for guidance in matters of the heart? And where better to look for a voice to guide you than a rising star coming from the place of Massive Attack, Portishead, Tricky and The Wild Bunch? It’s an age-old tradition in song and verse and following this […]

October 31

Joe Satriani’s EARTH TOUR@The Danforth Music Hall-Sat.,Oct.29th,2022

By Wayne Baggs When going to see Joe Satriani perform, one thing is certain: he doesn’t bring crap. Joe, a master of the guitar, and he will surround himself with other masters. Extraordinary drummer Kenny Aronoff, who has played with countless others, is one. Rai Thistlethwayte, a fabulous keyboardist from Australia, is another. The interplay between […]

October 25

The Flaming Lips@HISTORY-Sat.,Oct.22nd,2022

The sold-out Flaming Lips concert at History in Toronto was nothing less than a spectacular visual and aural presentation. Elaborate stage effects match the symphonic neo-psychedelic sounds Flaming Lips fans expect and they are not disappointed. Starting the night off with lead singer Wayne Coyne encased in his trade-mark clear bubble, the band launched into […]

October 25

Pennsylvania-Based The Frost Duo Lead Us on a Slow, Slinky Journey of Seduction with’70s/’80s-Influenced “To Be With You”

“To Be With You” YouTube and Spotify Website Sometimes you just want to be taken on an unhurried, mellow journey of seduction, and Scranton, PA-based The Frost Duo deliver with their ‘70s/’80s-influenced smooth-jazz ballad “To Be With You” off their new LP Play Nice – available now.  Singer LeahBeth Evans’ voice slinks and shimmies through the backdrop of warm analog […]

October 23

Inspiringly Talented Breakout Musicians Danny Lamb & The Association Deliver A Message Of Hope In “Bigger Than Me”

“Bigger Than Me” Featured in Global Livestream on October 25, 2022 For International Awareness Day of Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus. Watch The Concert Here Bigger Than Me” YouTube and Spotify Website Fueled by all the nuance that makes up our individualistic naivety, Niagara On The Lake, ON’s Danny Lamb & The Association deliver a powerful anthem paying homage to […]

October 13

Valentyna Finds Her Strength Calling Out Doubters In New “Motivators” Single

The pop song of the fall season is a dance floor anthem written by Toronto’s own Valentyna Sichko, who takes a gorgeous melody and a take-charge message to those non-believers in you. http://www.thesingerscompany.com/ The powerhouse Ukrainian singer-songwriter currently studying at the Stella Adler Academy of Acting fell in love with singing as a young teenager. The realization […]

October 11

Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets-As Part Of The Echoes Tour@Massey Hall-Sat.,Oct.8th,2022

It was a Saturday night at Massey Hall to see Pink Floyd’s percussionist Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets, Echoes Tour. Most people think Pink Floyd started their careers with ‘Dark Side of the Moon,’ which was their most successful album. Also with the success of “The Wall,” it catapulted them to mainstream superstardom in the […]

September 23

Day#2 Of TIFF-Fri.,Sept.9th,2022

Our first stop for the day was to view the film Beauty And The Bloodshed. FILMMAKER LAURA POITRAS CHRONICLES THE LIFE AND WORK OF FAMED ARTIST NAN GOLDIN, INCLUDING HER PROTESTS AGAINST THE SACKLER FAMILY AND THEIR COMPANY PURDUE PHARMA, MAKER OF OXYCONTIN. The majority of people who’ve been affected directly or indecently by drug […]