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Fast Romantics Announce New Record Pick It Up; Premiere Video For Title Track

Fast Romantics Announce New Record Pick It Up; Premiere Video For Title Track
Today, acclaimed indie-rock band Fast Romantics have announced that their highly anticipated new album, Pick It Up will be released on August 6, 2020, via Postwar Records.  Alongside the album announcement, the band has unveiled the title track and its accompanying quarantine-friendly video. Inspired by lead singer Matt Angus’ lifelong battle with depression and anxiety, “Pick It Up” is a... Read More

Glen Washington – Still Having The Time Of His Life

Glen Washington – Still Having The Time Of His Life
This month Open Spaces ditches its cowboy hat in favour of a Red Stripe cap, as we were fortunate enough to speak with Reggae superstar Glen Washington, who’s recording some new tracks in the south of France. Specifically, he’s at the renowned Irie Ites studio in the Pays De La Loire region, about two hours south-east of Paris.  The studio... Read More

Rewind With High Valley’s Grew Up On That EP, Available Now

Rewind With High Valley’s Grew Up On That EP, Available Now
The things young Brad and Curtis Rempel of High Valley grew up on as brothers and sons made them who they are today as husbands and fathers to kids of their own – and that’s the story they’re telling in their new Grew Up On That EP, available now (listen HERE). The six-song project blends their experiences with those of... Read More

Gord Sinclair Shares “Get Back Again”

Gord Sinclair Shares  “Get Back Again”
Gord Sinclair Photo Copyright Andrew Budziak Gord Sinclair Shares The Tragically Hip Fan Favourite “Get Back Again” Watch Live Video Here  HERE Sinclair Solo Album TAXI DANCERS Out Now (Toronto, ON – May 15, 2020) – Gord Sinclair, best known as the bass player for beloved rock band The Tragically Hip, recently released his acclaimed debut solo record Taxi Dancers, co-produced with The Trews John-Angus... Read More

Nikki Yanofsky Releases New Single Loner

Nikki Yanofsky Releases New Single Loner
LONER IS NIKKI YANOFSKY’S ANTHEM FOR THE OUTSIDERS Toronto, ON – May 15, 2020  – Nikki Yanofsky releases her latest single, Loner, from her forthcoming album, Black Sheep, out July 10 on eOne Music. An anthem for the outsiders, Loner is a celebration of the power in choosing how one socializes. Listen to Loner here. “There’s a power in being selective... Read More

Protest The Hero Reveal New Single ‘From The Sky’- New LP Palimpsest Out June 19

Protest The Hero Reveal New Single ‘From The Sky’- New LP Palimpsest Out June 19
Protest the Hero reveal the second single from their upcoming much-anticipated album PALIMPSEST which will be released on June 19, 2020. The album features 10 new tracks and is the first music from the band since Pacific Myth in 2016. A pre-order is available HERE. While Protest the Hero’s last effort was a project designed to limit the band’s “over-thinking... Read More

The ‘First Lady of Guitar’ Liona Boyd is “Sending Love In The Time Of Corona” with New Song

The ‘First Lady of Guitar’ Liona Boyd is “Sending Love In The Time Of Corona” with New Song
The ‘First Lady of Guitar’ Liona Boyd is “Sending Love In The Time Of Corona” Proceeds from the JUNO Award-Winning, Order of Canada & Lifetime Achievement Artist’s New Single to Benefit the Unison Benevolent Fund Watch “Love in the Time of Corona” via YouTube Here Multi-award winning and Gold and Platinum-selling Canadian, ‘First Lady of the Guitar’ Liona Boyd is... Read More

Liam Gallagher ‘MTV Unplugged’ Release Date Moves To June 12th

Liam Gallagher ‘MTV Unplugged’ Release Date Moves To June 12th
“Liam shines in an acoustic setting.” **** – Q The release date of Liam Gallagher’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ live album has moved back to June 12th. Last summer Liam Gallagher joined the list of all-time greats (Paul McCartney, Page and Plant, Nirvana and many more) who have filmed a prestigious MTV Unplugged session. Having missed Oasis’s 1996 session through illness, the... Read More

Toronto’s SULTANS OF STRING Win 2 Independent Music Awards

Toronto’s SULTANS OF STRING Win 2 Independent Music Awards
With the world in lockdown, The 18th annual Independent Music Awards (The IMAs) cancelled this year’s live ceremony, and instead, today announced the year’s best self-released and indie label projects online. Sultans of String, Lucinda Williams, Jesse Malin, Jonatha Brooke, Heilung, Sofía Rei & JC Maillard, Kevin Hays & Chiara Izzi, Sawyer Fredericks, Jake La Botz, John Fields, The Dollyrots, Mary... Read More

Jesse Cook Called on Fans to Collaborate in New Single, “One World, One Voice”

Jesse Cook Called on Fans to Collaborate in New Single, “One World, One Voice”
Two weeks ago, Canadian multi-award winning and Internationally acclaimed guitarist, composer and producer Jesse Cook called on his tens of thousands of fans to collaborate on his newest song. The result was an overflowing inbox of contributions from around the globe and a new song, “One World, One Voice” — available now! “I asked if we could sing a song,... Read More

Big Sugar Celebrates the Release of Eternity Now with a Live-Stream Album Performance this Friday, May 8 at 10pm ET

Big Sugar Celebrates the Release of Eternity Now with a Live-Stream Album Performance this Friday, May 8 at 10pm ET
Tune-in here to the Eternity Now live-stream album release performance Album available for pre-order HERE Big Sugar will be releasing its brand-new studio album Eternity Now next Friday, May 8, via Universal Music Canada. Initially scheduled to drop at the end of March and with a robust Canadian touring schedule planned to support the launch, all live shows continue to... Read More

Bruce Cockburn and True North Records Announce 50th Anniversary Box Set

Bruce Cockburn and True North Records Announce 50th Anniversary Box Set
Arrives September 25, 2020 LIMITED EDITION 5x180g VINYL BOX SET PRE-ORDER to reserve a signed and individually numbered box set containing three of Bruce’s most significant recordings. SET INCLUDES The self-titled debut, Bruce Cockburn, along with two albums that have never before been released on vinyl; The Charity of Night and Breakfast in New Orleans, Dinner in Timbuktu. To be... Read More

The Spoons Latest Video – Featuring Lots Of Celebrity Cameo Appearances.

The Spoons Latest Video – Featuring Lots Of Celebrity Cameo Appearances.
Can you identify the following celebrities!? Corey Hart (Singer) Alan Frew (Glass Tiger) Mike Score (A Flock Of Seagulls) Curtis Joseph (NHL) Clive Farrington  (When In Rome – The Promise) Nick Feldman (Wang Chung) Bif Naked (Singer) Dale Martindale (Images In Vogue) Jane Siberry (Singer) Mauve (Singer) Delyn Grey (Singer) Felix Duenas (Felix & The Foreshadow) Stacie Mystasyn (Degrassi High)... Read More

Barenaked Ladies, Michael Buble, Sofia Reyes Team Up On New Single ‘Gotta Be Patient’ Out Today

Barenaked Ladies, Michael Buble, Sofia Reyes Team Up On New Single ‘Gotta Be Patient’ Out Today
WHO: Michael Bublé, Barenaked Ladies, Sofia Reyes WHAT: Team Up On Timely New Single, “Gotta Be Patient” On Warner Records WHERE: Video Available Here | Song Available Here WHY: Proceeds Donated to Various Charities WHEN: Friday, May 1, 2020 THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG:  Grammy Award-winning singer Michael Bublé heard the song “Gotta Be Patient,” written by Spanish artists Stay Homas, while... Read More

COVID-19 Fails To Stop Washboard Union Momentum

COVID-19 Fails To Stop Washboard Union Momentum
  By Keith Sharp The year 2019 was a breakthrough year for the Vancouver-based Washboard Union. Riding on the success of their 2018 release, `What We’re Made Of’, the trio of Chris Duncombe (vocals/banjo), Aaron Grain (vocals/guitar) and David Roberts (vocals/harmonica/washboard) claimed their second consecutive CCMA Group Of The Year award to go along with their Roots Album win, claimed... Read More

Avril Lavigne Releases New Single “We Are Warriors” With Net Proceeds To Be Donated To Workers On The Front Lines

Avril Lavigne Releases New Single “We Are Warriors” With Net Proceeds To Be Donated To Workers On The Front Lines
In light of the current global COVID-19 health crisis, eight-time Grammy-nominated pop-rock icon Avril Lavigne released today a re-recorded, new version of the track “Warrior” from her sixth studio album Head Above Water, fittingly re-titling it “We Are Warriors” – listen to the song, released via BMG, HERE. Coinciding with the song’s release, The Avril Lavigne Foundation has partnered with Project Hope, a global health organization dedicated... Read More

‘We Are One’ Hits Canadian Country Radio As #1 Downloaded Canadian Single Upon Release 

‘We Are One’ Hits Canadian Country Radio As #1 Downloaded Canadian Single Upon Release 
LONG & MCQUADE PARTNERS WITH WE ARE 1 WORLD PROJECT April 23, 2020 (Toronto, ON) – Just one week after the release of ‘We Are One’, the lead track from Jason McCoy’s collaborative initiative We Are 1 World, the official video has spread across the globe, amassing an impressive 25K views, while the single hit Canadian country radio as the... Read More