Tag Archives: Canadian Music

September 08

Indie Alt Artist Little Coyote Targets Toxicity in New Single, “Dig Up My Grave”

Relationships come in all kinds and contexts, but that doesn’t mean they don’t mostly hurt when they come to an end. So goes the theme in Toronto-based indie alt pop singer/songwriter Little Coyote and her newest single, “Dig Up My Grave” — available now. “It’s about four different breakups,” she explains of the track and […]

August 28

GRAMMY Award-Winning David Clayton-Thomas Faces Political Backlash on Facebook

by Eric Alper GRAMMY Award-Winning David Clayton-Thomas’ New Anti-Gun Anthem Censored for Advertising by Facebook for Being ‘Political’ GRAMMY Award-winning Canadian musician David Clayton-Thomas’ new anti-gun anthem “Never Again” is facing restrictions on Facebook this week. The legendary artist is using the incredible power of song to call attention to gun violence plaguing the U.S.; […]

August 16

The Boots & Hearts Journal @ Burl’s Creek (Aug 8-11)

by Wayne Baggs —- Day 1! —- The trick to driving up the 400 from Toronto is in the timing. Go early or go late. Boots & Hearts 2019 started 4:30 Thursday, August 8th with shows only at the Front Porch Stage. Emerging acts followed by three bands. I made the trip anyway because I […]

August 10

Toronto Surf-Punk Alt-Pop Rockers BAD BUZZ Debut New Album, Try Harder

Canadian rockers Bad Buzz continue to garner anything but.  The alt-pop-rock meets surf-punk quartet are back with their knock-out sophomore offering, Try Harder — available now!  Dubbed by Canadian Beats as “a unique blend of all eras of punk that is largely fuelled by Green Day-styled pop-punk, Social Distortion, and a touch of The Ramones for good […]

July 23

Ian and Sylvia Tyson to Receive Individual Inductions to the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Celebration Coincides with Historic Double-Album Release of Ian & Sylvia The Lost Tapes, 60 Years After They First Met TORONTO, July 17, 2019 – July 1959 was a pivotal month for the history of folk and country music. It was when Ian Tyson met Sylvia Fricker for the first time, which began a musical journey, both […]

July 20

Gearing Up For Boots & Hearts – Tour Info & Survival Guide

Get your tickets at: http://www.eventbrite.ca The ever-growing country music scene makes it very interesting as the Boots and Hearts Music Festival caters to a crowd predominantly made up of people between the ages of 18 and 30. Many of them will be there to see the “Country Royalty” such as this year’s line up of […]

July 16

TD Markham Jazz Festival Announces Headliners – JUNO Winners Michael Kaeshammer, Alison Young & Brandi Disterheft

TD Markham Jazz Festival have announced this year’s headlining acts set to perform among the 30+ free concerts across three stages this August 16th, 17th, and 18th.  Fresh off her debut and JUNO Award-winning album win for So Here We Are, Alison Young will headline the Millennium Bandstand Friday, August 16th at 7:30pm, ahead of LowDown […]

July 16

Toronto’s Kensington Market Jazz Festival Returns for Fourth Year – Sep. 13-15, 2019

Toronto’s acclaimed Kensington Market Jazz Festival will continue its annual tradition, showcasing hundreds of Canadian musicians this September 13th, 14th, and 15th.  Celebrating its fourth year in a row, the three-day event will feature more than 300 Canadian jazz musicians with over 100 JUNO Awards to their names, from across the country in some 150 […]

July 14

B.C. Singer/Songwriter Bree Whitworth Visits Love & Loss in New Album, Siren Songs

Canadian singer/songwriter Bree Whitworth has released her second single off this summer’s forthcoming EP Siren Songs; described as “atmospheric” and “beautifully written,” “Don’t Let Me Go” is available now. “It all started with a broken heart…” the Kelowna/Vancouver artist muses bittersweetly. “But isn’t that how every great love song begins?” Self-admittedly “obsessed” with music for […]

July 12

Canadians Sleepcircle Amp Up on the Alt. Heavy Rock for Sophomore Release

VANCOUVER — June 27, 2019 — Canadian heavy alt rock and grunge outfit Sleepcircle have delivered their sophomore release, From the Heavens, Through the Window — available now.  Recorded at Rain City Recorders with producer Matt Roach, the 10-track release deftly displays the British Columbia-based five-piece band’s unmistakably signature sound, while paying fitting homage to the […]

July 02

Award winning and JUNO-nominated Jazz vocalist Heather Bambrick celebrates the release of her newest album, Fine State – available now!

The album sees Bambrick moving in some new musical directions, with a more Pop-influenced Jazz sound, featuring strong Canadian content, and original material. ““(It’s) more of a departure from the traditional sort of records I’ve made in the past,” she says. “This project brings together more of the things that inspire me overall, not just […]

June 29

Canadian Rockers Iron Age Mystics Get Political in Debut New Single “Save It For The Revolution” – Available TODAY

Canadian melodic hard rockers Iron Age Mystics say “Save It For The Revolution” in their newest single off this year’s politically stirring album, Pride Before The Fall — available now! The Toronto-based rockers continue to hit creative pay dirt with not one, two or three rad reactions for their debut release, but four. The first? […]

June 29

Canadian Afro-Pop RnB Artist Releases New Album TÖMESROOM and Single, “Kickback” – Available Now

“I am enough. I am TÖME.” These powerful words introduce more than just the self-fulfilling definition of Canadian artist Michelle Oluwatomi Akanbi aka Tome’s middle name; they also introduce a movement she’s reverberating throughout her newest album, TÖMESROOM — available now. “I am unapologetic in this project,” she says of the EP and tabling topics […]

June 29

TD Markham Jazz Festival Announces Early Lineup for 22nd Annual Event (Aug. 16-18, 2019)

The TD Markham Jazz Festival have announced their first round of artists to perform at this year’s 22nd annual event this August 16th, 17th, and 18th. Opening Night Concert w/ Oakland StrokeWednesday, August 14th @ Markham Museum9350 Markham Road, MarkhamTickets via Eventbrite The Festival kicks things off with some uptown funk for its hallmark Opening Night […]

June 01

Marshall Pots NEW Single, “Didn’t I”

Marshall Potts is standing up for himself. In more ways than one. “Didn’t I Warn You”, the introductory single — available now — from the veteran Canadian singer-songwriter’s upcoming album That’s How It Starts (June 21, 2019), is more than just a breakup song laced with radio-ready roots-rock hooks: It’s an anthem of self-reliance. “It’s really about […]