Category Archives: new release

February 08

Liminal DanceWorks@Franco Boni Theatre The Theatre Centre February 1-4, 2023

By A.J.Lam A whimsical revolving intricate dance performance involving a threesome of dancers robing and disrobing while negotiating a rotating darkened but dramatically-lit stage. “We at DanceWorks are thrilled to present the premiere of Liminal, featuring the exceptionalartists of Throwdown Collective. From conception to realization, the artists have invested enormous energy and dedication to achieve […]

February 04

Edmonton’s Cultural Diversity Award-winning Shumaila Hemani, Ph.D., Releases Debut Album: Mannat (A Prayer, A Wish) 

The First Acousmatic Album Dedicated To Climate Action & Based On Sufi Music From South Asia “Perils Of Heavy Rainfall” YouTube and Spotify Website Crossing gender boundaries while singing Pakistani songs of Muslim heritage which are typically performed by men, Shumaila Hemani’s debut album, Mannat (a prayer, a wish), is an awakening about climate emergency and the need for action. “It’s an appeal […]

February 04

80 For Brady@The Varsity Cinema-Wed.,Feb.1st,2023

By Steph C. 80 For Brady is a sports comedy that tells a story of four best friends who go on an epic adventure to the 2017 Super Bowl to see their idol Tom Brady play. Starring iconic actresses Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Rita Moreno, and Sally Field, these four besties are New England Patriots […]

February 04

Twilight Symphony@The Castle Returns To Icon Casa Loma-Thurs,Feb.2nd,2023

By A.J.Lam Bravo! Under the masterful direction of Liberty Entertainment Group’s Nick DiDonato, the talented musicians of the Casa Loma Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Paolo Busato, along with beautiful young and sensational singers, soprano Sara Papini and tenor Joey Niceforo, former original member of the Canadian Tenors, presented an amazing magical musical evening full of […]

February 01

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Create A Musical “Canvas” With New Studio Album Out March 17th, 2023

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Create A Musical Canvas With New Studio Album Out March 17th, 2023 Bio  Promo Video on YouTube A blank canvas is full of possibility—much like the partnership of Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, whose new album Canvas comes out March 17, 2023. They are two of the world’s top Celtic fiddlers: she a renowned, […]

February 01

Swedish-Danish Pop Artist Frida Maria Creates “Magic” With New Single

“Magic” YouTube and Spotify Website There is magic inside each and every one of us, and it’s our job to mold it into something great. That is the theme behind Swedish-Danish artist Frida Maria’s latest single, appropriately titled “Magic.” In “Magic,” Frida explains the energy and possibility within each of our own realities. We have the power to […]

January 31

Stars Align for Toronto Singer-Songwriter Meredith Moon (Gordon Lightfoot’s Daughter) With ‘Constellations’ Album

Stars Align for Toronto Singer-Songwriter Meredith Moon For the launch of her True North Records album  Constellations WAVs, MP3s, Photos, Bio and All Assets Here “Constellations” YouTube and Spotify Website True North Records today announced the signing of Meredith Moon and the forthcoming release of her new album, Constellations, a blisteringly honest but astonishing body of work that easily puts […]

January 30

125,000 Streams In A Week! Regina, SK’s Pop Maestro nasmore Greets You With “Welcome To The Hell”

“Welcome To The Hell” Spotify Website Hell has never sounded this good. “Welcome To The Hell,” the new single by the eclectic Regina, SK-based pop maestro known as nasmore, taps into his unique sonic formula: an amalgam of stadium rock, goth-industrial textures, modern R&B and cinematic scores. Like most nasmore singles, it’s a collaboration. Returning to […]

January 29

Rock Trio FAKE MAGIC Explores The Ups and (Mostly) Downs Of Fatherhood In ‘Sad Dad’ Album 

“Begging To Be Lonely” YouTube and Spotify Website Toronto reminiscent rock trio, Fake Magic released the album Sad Dad, which reflects on all the intricacies and responsibilities of being a man. Particularly a dad. A sad dad.  However, the group – Greg Markham, Bryan Paccagnella and Cory Williams – didn’t limit their inspiration to forlorn fathers. No. The […]

January 28

Karma Isn’t Just A Young Person’s Game: 66-Year-Old Mark Wihlidal Releases Scathing “You And Me” About Life and Love

“You And Me” YouTube and Spotify Facebook Fed up with lies from his partner, Oshawa, ON singer/songwriter Mark Wihlidal puts his faith in Karma on his new single “You and Me,” following his joyous debut single, “Life Can Be A Mystery” released in July 2022. Both songs were written and recorded collaboratively with his band, Mark Wihlidal and […]

January 27

Halifax Rock Band The Flakes Releases New Single and EP “PINK JETSTREAM”

WAVs, MP3s, Photos, Bio and All Assets Here “Pink Jetstream” YouTube and Spotify Bandcamp From the ashes of a band called Glass Atlas would rise the jet-fueled sound of The Flakes; founded in 2017 by guitarist Adam Sweeney and drummer Kyle Merson, they’ve been on a rampage since they hit the scene. In 2018, the band would be accompanied by […]

January 27

Vancouver’s Persian Powerhouse Tissa Rahim Debuts Soulful Acoustic Retelling of Heartbreak In “Done, Done, Done” 

“Done, Done, Done” Spotify Website Powerful vocals accompanied by heartfelt acoustic expressions are what make Vancouver’s Tissa Rahim’s newest single, “Done, Done, Done” such a gem. Tissa’s emotional dumping about a one-way relationship comes off as an authentic and empowering anthem as a slew of seasoned musicians paint the canvas for a soulful retelling.  Featuring Berlin’s […]

January 26

Annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival Marks 21st Year Featuring Sultans of String, Gary Kendall Band, Anne Lindsay & MORE

Friday February 24th will stream 8:00 – 10:30 PMONLINE Sunday February 25th – LIVE 1 PM – 10 PM Sunday February 26th – LIVE 1 PM – 10 PM After two years of an online-only hiatus due to the Covid pandemic, Toronto’s annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival is back IRL, baby, for its 21stAnniversary! The festival, which features a change […]

January 26

Quebec’s Bilingual Folk/Roots Group JABBOUR Releases “Dans ton café” Single and Video

“Dans ton café” YouTube and Spotify Website How many friends do you really have—and not just online? How well do you know the members of your family? How many times do you promise to make a date to catch up, and never really do? Do you know what your friends and family take in their coffee? Maybe it’s […]

January 25

Rock Band The Flakes Releases New Single and EP “PINK JETSTREAM”

“Pink Jetstream” YouTube and Spotify Bandcamp From the ashes of a band called Glass Atlas would rise the jet-fueled sound of The Flakes; founded in 2017 by guitarist Adam Sweeney and drummer Kyle Merson, they’ve been on a rampage since they hit the scene. In 2018, the band would be accompanied by the electrifying vocals of Tynan Moors, prompting […]