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Meghan Patrick Hits #1 With “Walls Come Down”

Meghan Patrick Hits #1 With “Walls Come Down”
Two-time reigning CCMA Female Artist of the Year scores first chart-topping single Warner Music Canada recording artist, Meghan Patrick, the reigning two-time Country Music Association (CCMA) Female Artist of the Year, has her first #1 single at Country Radio this week with “Walls Come Down.” With this chart-topping news, Meghan joins Lindsay Ell as the only two female artists to... Read More

Avril Lavigne Releases “Tell Me It’s Over” New Track & Music Video Out Now

Avril Lavigne Releases “Tell Me It’s Over”  New Track & Music Video Out Now
Today, Grammy-nominated, global superstar Avril Lavigne releases “Tell Me It’s Over” accompanied by the music video – premiering exclusively on YouTube – watch here. Additionally, the singer has unveiled the album’s cover art, title and track listing for her highly anticipated sixth studio album: Head Above Water, due February 15 via BMG – available for preorder now. Of the album... Read More

Long Range Hustle – new music video for Crush You

Long Range Hustle – new music video for Crush You
Life Is Just A Long Range Hustle Just a scant few hours after leaving the stage of Toronto’s venerable Horseshoe Tavern, Jay Foster,  singer, pianist and  songwriter for Toronto-based Long Range Hustle, is hard at work, laying the media foundations for the band’s second album, titled `Town’ which will be released February 15th. Produced by Scotland’s Tony Doogan, noted for... Read More

Young Empires release new video for Uncover Your Eyes

Young Empires release new video for Uncover Your Eyes
CANADIAN TOUR WITH DRAGONETTE KICKS OFF NEXT TONIGHT Toronto, ON – November 17, 2015 – Young Empires’ anthemic track, Uncover Your Eyes, has been burning up airwaves – a Top 20 hit at Canadian Alternative Radio. Now, the band is excited to share their eerie video for the song (produced with the financial assistance of MuchFACT, a division of Bell... Read More

JONATHAN ROY RELEASES OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR DANIELLA DENMARK

JONATHAN ROY RELEASES OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR DANIELLA DENMARK
Corey Hart penned track building airplay right across Canada Jonathan Roy is the newest signing to Corey Hart’s Siena Records and their relationship is seeing dividends right out of the gate.  Jonathan has scored a hit with the song “Daniella Denmark” which Hart wrote after receiving an emotional note from Roy. On the night of his 26th birthday in 2015 –... Read More

Doc Film Shines The Light on Healey’s Hideaway

Doc Film Shines The Light on Healey’s Hideaway
Canadian Blues legend Jeff Healey was a remarkable talent best known for his phenomenal abilities on the guitar. Despite being blind, Healey never let physical challenges stand in his way. As a teenager, he began performing with his high school band in Etobicoke, Ontario, before playing around the city at any Blues club that would let him play. Before long,... Read More

Music Doc is Crowdfunding Some Hometown Pride

Music Doc is Crowdfunding Some Hometown Pride
Arkells Live at the Red Dog Peterborough-based Photographer & Director Michael Hurcomb was on a trip to Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, near Nashville a few years ago when he was asked by a travel buddy from Toronto, “So who has come from Peterborough that I would have heard of?” “I began naming musicians, actors, writers, athletes that had... Read More

Shari Ulrich: Always Up For A Challenge!

Shari Ulrich: Always Up For A Challenge!
When your child asks you for help on his/her homework assignment, it usually involves solving a math problem or dealing with some English grammatical puzzle. Yet in the case of Shari Ulrich’s daughter, Julia Graff the assignment in question was a little trickier. As a project for her Masters in Music in Sound Recording in 2013 at Montreal’s McGill University,... Read More

KILLER DWARFS: Nothing Changes But The Haircuts

KILLER DWARFS: Nothing Changes But The Haircuts
In a few weeks’ time, Oshawa’s Killer Dwarfs will be packing their collective bags and pointing their vehicle southwards, final destination, Miami, Florida where they will board the MSC Divina cruise ship to participate in what is now an annual event called The Monsters Of Rock Cruise. Between March 29th and April 2nd, a ship full of well-heeled passengers will... Read More

NEIL YOUNG – ACFN LIVE : “MOTHER EARTH”

NEIL YOUNG – ACFN LIVE : “MOTHER EARTH”
Recently Neil Young completed a brief tour of his native Canada consisting of four benefit concerts under the banner of “Honor The Treaties.” (we covered this last week here – Ed.) The nature of these shows were assembled to raise money and awareness for the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) Legal Defense Fund. The ACFN refer to themselves as K’ai... Read More

THE BEST OF THE BEST (Singles) – Part Two

THE BEST OF THE BEST (Singles) – Part Two
As the manuscript for my Music Express book is undergoing it’s final editing process in preparation for its April 2014 publishing date, I would like to spotlight a few chapters that were omitted from the final publication. One of these chapters was a series of `Best Of’s’ from the time frame that encompassed Music Express (being 1976-1992). This first ‘Best... Read More