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New Music from Warner Music Canada: Matthew Good “Moving Walls”

New Music from Warner Music Canada: Matthew Good “Moving Walls”
MOVING WALLS WILL BE RELEASED ON FEBRUARY 21 Leave it to Matthew Good — peerless singer/songwriter, bona fide if reluctant rock star, notorious straight-shooter — to transform a simple question into an astute observation about people’s relationship to music. To wit: ask Good to sum up his dazzling new solo album, the sumptuous, orchestral, and wildly multifaceted Moving Walls in an elevator... Read More

Rock Icon Kim Mitchell to be Inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame During Canadian Music Week, May 21st

Rock Icon Kim Mitchell to be Inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame During Canadian Music Week, May 21st
Kim Mitchell – Photo Credit Al Pettman The induction will take place as part of CMW’s Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards on Thursday, May 21 at the Bluma Appel Theatre in Toronto. CMW recently announced its first slate of special awards recipients including Buffy Sainte-Marie who will receive the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award, Debra Rathwell to the Canadian Music... Read More

Meghan Patrick To Perform At The 2020 Juno Awards

Meghan Patrick To Perform At The 2020 Juno Awards
Meghan Patrick will be one of the televised performers on the 2020 Juno Awards.  The Warner Music recording artist will add this to her impressive resume of award show performances which also includes 3 televised performances at the Canadian Country Music Awards.  Tune into the 2020 Juno Awards on Sunday, March 15th to see Meghan’s electrifying performance. In addition to this... Read More

Canada’s “Queen of the Fiddle” Natalie MacMaster Receives Eighth JUNO Award Nomination for Latest Release, Sketches

Canada’s “Queen of the Fiddle” Natalie MacMaster Receives Eighth JUNO Award Nomination for Latest Release, Sketches
With over 300,000 albums sold, Canada’s most endeared and revered fiddler Natalie MacMaster has received a 2020 JUNO Award nomination for her newest release — and first solo album in eight years —Sketches. The number eight factors in further, as the nod for Traditional Roots Album of the Year at this March’s 2020 JUNO Awards counts as her eighth nomination.... Read More

New Vinyl Release: The First-Ever Vinyl Release of Daryl Hall & John Oates’ Top 5 Charting LP, ‘Our Kind Of Soul’

New Vinyl Release: The First-Ever Vinyl Release of Daryl Hall & John Oates’ Top 5 Charting LP, ‘Our Kind Of Soul’
Today, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall & John Oates and the Friday Music collector’s club present the first vinyl release of Our Kind of Soul. This beloved 2004 LP, which debuted in the Top 5 on Billboard’s Independent Albums Chart, features the legendary duo reinterpreting some of their favourite soul classics by Aretha Franklin, The O’Jays, Gladys... Read More

Huey Lewis & The News Release “Weather”, Their First Album Of Original New Music In Nearly 20 Years

Huey Lewis & The News Release “Weather”, Their First Album Of Original New Music In Nearly 20 Years
Huey Lewis & The News release “Weather” (BMG), the group’s first new collection of original music since 2001’s “Plan B”. “Weather” features six new songs and a cover of Eugene Church’s “Pretty Girls Everywhere.” Forty years into a Grammy-winning, chart-topping, and Academy Award-nominated career, Huey Lewis and The News – Johnny Colla (keyboards/saxophone/vocals), Bill Gibson (drums/vocals), Sean Hopper (keyboards/vocals), John... Read More

Buffy Sainte-Marie to Receive Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award at CMW

Buffy Sainte-Marie to Receive Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award at CMW
Iconic Indigenous Musician and Activist Buffy Sainte-Marie To Receive 10th Annual  Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award  Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce Buffy Sainte-Marie as the 2020 recipient of the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award. Buffy will be honoured for her work over the last 60 years as a trailblazing musician, activist and educator at the annual Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards... Read More

Johnson’s Creek at Toronto’s legendary Horseshoe Tavern

Johnson’s Creek at Toronto’s legendary Horseshoe Tavern
JOHNSON’S CREEK Horseshoe Tavern Toronto Wed Feb 12th, 2020 By David Silva Photos by Andrew Clowater The Rolling Stones, The Police, Blue Rodeo, The Tragically Hip, Crowded House, Bryan Adams, Stompin Tom Connors. Well, now you can add Toronto’s Johnson’s Creek to this esteemed list who have tread the boards at Toronto’s legendary Horseshoe Tavern. It may have been just... Read More

Billy Talent Release Chapter II of Short Film

Billy Talent Release Chapter II of Short Film
Billy Talent have released the second chapter of their episodic short film, Forgiveness.  Based on the song “Forgiveness II” which was released by the band last November, the new episode features gripping performances from UFC superstars Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Rose Namajunas. “Forgiveness I+II,” described by Loudwire as a “musical journey” was the first new music from Billy Talent since... Read More

Corb Lund Returns With New Album, Agricultural Tragic, Out April 24

Corb Lund Returns With New Album, Agricultural Tragic, Out April 24
Corb Lund is set to release his first album of original material in five years, Agricultural Tragic, on April 24 (Pre-order/save/add). The album’s first single, “90 Seconds Of Your Time,” is available today (stream/download). Along with today’s album news, Lund announces a 25-date Canadian tour, set to begin April 27 in Victoria, BC. A full list of dates can be... Read More

Headstones Share Video For “Horses” From Peopleskills Release

Headstones Share Video For “Horses” From Peopleskills Release
Today, the Headstones share a brand-new video for their latest single “Horses,” from their critically acclaimed full-length album PEOPLESKILLS. The video was shot at Ace And Sword Tattoo shop, which sees the band performing in-store while lead guitarist, Trent Carr, gets inked with a brand new tattoo. Watch the video here. PEOPLESKILLS, has earned them high praise from fans and critics alike with... Read More

Classified Premieres New Track “Rap Shit” Featuring Dax And Snak The Ripper

Classified  Premieres New Track “Rap Shit” Featuring Dax And Snak The Ripper
 “Pick Your Poison” EP due out April 10 Celebrated Canadian hip-hop artist and producer Classified is pleased to announce today’s release of “Rap Shit” featuring DAX and SNAK THE RIPPER, from his forthcoming EP “Pick Your Poison” out April 10 via Half Life Records/Universal Music Canada. Featuring DAX, a Hip Hop artist with a huge YouTube presence of more than 1.4 million subscribers and SNAK THE RIPPER a well-known rapper... Read More

Scenic Route To Alaska Release New Single “Daydreaming”

Scenic Route To Alaska Release New Single “Daydreaming”
Scenic Route to Alaska – Photo credit Lyle Bell (L to R: Shea Connor, Murray Wood & Trevor Mann) Edmonton-based indie-pop trio Scenic Route to Alaska have returned with their take on a 70’s summer rock ‘n’ roll single, “Daydreaming”. Listen + share HERE. Inspired by simpler things like warm weather and watching the sun come up with ones you love, the band hopes to... Read More

Theory New Studio Album “Say Nothing” Out Now

Theory New Studio Album “Say Nothing” Out Now
THEORY New Studio Album Say Nothing Out Now via Atlantic Records Releases Official Music Video for “World Keeps Spinning” PRESS HERE To Watch Multi-platinum band THEORY (Theory Of A Deadman) has released their seventh studio album, Say Nothing. The 10-track collection, available now via Atlantic Records, features the powerful lead single “History Of Violence,” which turns the tables on a... Read More

Daniel Caesar, Lennon Stella, The Glorious Sons and Tory Lanez slated to perform on the 2020 JUNO Awards Broadcast

Daniel Caesar, Lennon Stella, The Glorious Sons and Tory Lanez slated to perform on the 2020 JUNO Awards Broadcast
Host Alessia Cara The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC today announced the first wave of artists set to perform at The 2020 JUNO Awards Broadcast alongside host Alessia Cara and Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Jann Arden.  R&B artist Daniel Caesar, rock band The Glorious Sons, rising pop singer Lennon Stella and hip hop powerhouse Tory... Read More

Jann Arden to be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at The 2020 JUNO Awards

Jann Arden to be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at The 2020 JUNO Awards
 TORONTO — The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) is thrilled to announce multi-platinum award-winning singer and songwriter Jann Arden as the first 2020 inductee into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.  With accolades that include 19 top 10 singles and eight JUNO Awards, Arden is a beloved Canadian musical artist and personality. To celebrate her induction during The... Read More

Rock Star & ‘Princess of Everything’ Bif Naked Launches International Organic CBD Brand, MonaLisa Healing

Rock Star & ‘Princess of Everything’ Bif Naked Launches International Organic CBD Brand, MonaLisa Healing
Bif Naked – Photo by Karolina Turek Gold and Platinum-selling Canadian rock star — not to mention author, songwriter, manager, producer, and human and animal rights activist — Bif Naked has unveiled a new venture under her expansive wing with the launch of her new organic CBD boutique, MonaLisaHealing.com. Touted as the ‘Renaissance of CBD’, the online e-com shop celebrated... Read More

Billy Talent Deliver “Reckless Paradise”

Billy Talent Deliver “Reckless Paradise”
LISTEN HERE: https://billytalent.lnk.to/RecklessParadise “Your thoughts and prayers can’t fix the pain, ‘cause we’re falling down again.  Living in a reckless paradise.  The house is burning, trapped inside.” Canadian rockers Billy Talent have released the first official single from their forthcoming album, due out this fall.  The song, “Reckless Paradise” showcases the powerful driving riffs and pointed lyrics the band is... Read More

Matthew Good Releases “Selling You My Heart”

Matthew Good Releases “Selling You My Heart”
LISTEN:  https://MatthewGood.lnk.to/SellingYouMyHeart WATCH:  https://youtu.be/CQgCm2E_CYA The inimitable Canadian singer-songwriter Matthew Good has released today “Selling You My Heart.”  The slow-building ballad is the second song released from Good’s forthcoming album MOVING WALLS. It follows up on the lead single, “Sicily” which arrived with a critically-acclaimed video; fans can watch that here.  The sumptuous, orchestral, and wildly multifaceted album is a 15-track... Read More