Deppe Enjoying Best Of Both Worlds Playing For Two Iconic Bands

Deppe Enjoying Best Of Both Worlds Playing For Two Iconic Bands
By his own admission, The Spoons’ Gord Deppe is not a prolific songwriter. He is not one to churn out a stack of new material for pure vanity sake, preferring to re-release anniversary editions of previous records like the band’s debut `Stick Figure Neighbourhood’ (1981) and their break-through `Arias & Symphonies (1982). The band’s previous studio album, `Static In Transmission’... Read More

Electric Youth Share New Single Arawa From New Album Memory Emotion Out August 9

Electric Youth Share New Single Arawa From New Album Memory Emotion Out August 9
NEW ALBUM MEMORY EMOTION  OUT AUGUST 9 LAST GANG RECORDS – Toronto duo, Electric Youth – vocalist, Bronwyn Griffin and multi-instrumentalist, Austin Garrick – share their new single, ARAWA (short for As Restless As We Are) today, the second off their forthcoming album, Memory Emotion. In late May, Stereogum premiered the video for lush and cinematic lead single The Life, mixed... Read More

Andy Kim Celebrates 50 Years Of The Archies Sugar, Sugar – Billboard’s Record Of The Year Hits 300 Million Streams On YouTube And Spotify

Andy Kim Celebrates 50 Years Of The Archies Sugar, Sugar – Billboard’s Record Of The Year Hits 300 Million Streams On YouTube And Spotify
Let’s talk about 1969 – 50 years ago – for a moment – The Beatles’ last public performance, on the roof of Apple Records, First Concorde test flight is conducted In France, Boeing 747 jumbo jet makes its debut, Pontiac Firebird Trans Am the epitome of the American muscle car is introduced, Woodstock attracts more than 500,00 and a singer-songwriter... Read More

Rise Up – The New Parachute Collective Release

Rise Up – The New Parachute Collective Release
Warner Music Canada is proud to partner with Lorraine Segato and Slaight Music in celebrating the 35th anniversary of the iconic Parachute Club anthem “Rise Up” by releasing two newly recorded contemporary pop versions of the song. The Anniversary Version and Diesel Remix of “Rise Up” are meant to empower a new generation of youth activists to take a stand... Read More

A Tribe Called Red Release The OG Featuring Black Bear

A Tribe Called Red Release The OG Featuring Black Bear
Today, critically acclaimed Canadian DJ duo, A Tribe Called Red, drop their newest single, The OG, featuring frequent collaborators, Black Bear – a group of Pow Wow singers and drum group hailing from Manawan, Quebec, who appeared on earlier hit tracks, Stadium Pow Wow, R.E.D. and Indian City.  The OG is a celebration of Cree Lawmaker, Romeo Saganash’s, speech inside... Read More

Exhibition Lineups Strong On Domestic Talent

Exhibition Lineups Strong On Domestic Talent
Danielle Bourre can remember when headline talent at Toronto’s Annual Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) or (The EX) meant the likes of The Rolling Stones, The Who, Elton John, Van Halen, David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen all sharing the spotlight at the main CNE Stadium. Yet those halcyon dates of Michael Cohl’s Concert Productions International attractions changed when the Molson Amphitheatre, later changed... Read More

The Strumbellas: Pop Music Done Wrong!

The Strumbellas: Pop Music Done Wrong!
According to the band’s biography, The Strumbellas’ vocalist/guitarist and chief songwriter, Simon Ward was motivated by the juxtaposition of balancing global touring activities with commitments to his wife and three children in small-town Lindsay Ontario when he penned the lyrics to the band’s fourth recording effort “Rattlesnake”. Certainly, based on the success of their last album “Hope” and the chart-topping... Read More

Classified Collaborates With All-Star Cast Including Pat Stay, Skratch Bastid, Bubbles & More For “Super Nova Scotian” Video

Classified Collaborates With All-Star Cast Including Pat Stay, Skratch Bastid, Bubbles & More For “Super Nova Scotian” Video
JUNO Award-winning, multi-platinum Canadian hip-hop artist and producer Classified is pleased to announce today’s release of his brand new star-studded video for “Super Nova Scotian”, from his full-length album Tomorrow Could Be The Day Things Change (Half Life Records/Universal Music Canada). WATCH the “Super Nova Scotian” video HERE. Featuring Pat Stay, one of the biggest and best battle rapper’s in the world, Skratch Bastid, renowned Canadian DJ and... Read More

The Black Keys Release Their Ninth Studio Album, “Let’s Rock,”

The Black Keys Release Their Ninth Studio Album, “Let’s Rock,”
The Black Keys release their ninth studio album, “Let’s Rock,” via Easy Eye Sound/Nonesuch Records. The record is a return to the straightforward rock of the singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney’s early days as a band. Auerbach says, “When we’re together we are The Black Keys, that’s where that real magic is, and always has been since we... Read More

Pure Country Provides A Fresh Coat Of Paint To Canadian Country Music

Pure Country Provides A Fresh Coat Of Paint To Canadian Country Music
Canada’s Radio landscape just got more countrified with the partnership of 13 regional Country Music radio stations under the iheart logo. Pure Country is the banner that links a network of key regional stations together with a new syndicated programme hosted by Shannon Ella airing four hours a day on each station. Each segment will feature all the latest country... Read More

Chevy Music Indie Fridays Returns to Yonge-Dundas Square with Kandle, Neon Dreams, Devin Cuddy Band + plus!

Chevy Music Indie Fridays Returns to Yonge-Dundas Square with Kandle, Neon Dreams, Devin Cuddy Band + plus!
CHEVY MUSIC INDIE FRIDAYS June 28 – August 30, 2019 AT YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE This summer Indie Fridays returns to Yonge-Dundas Square (YDS) for the 9th year in a row! With the launch of Chevrolet’s new music discovery program, Chevy Music, this will be the biggest and best Indie Fridays since Chevrolet began their partnership with YDS three years ago. Throughout... Read More

Cardi B Releases Much Anticipated Video For “Press”

Cardi B Releases Much Anticipated Video For “Press”
 WATCH “PRESS” HERE! Fresh off her two wins at the 2019 BET Awards – Album of the Year for Invasion of Privacy and Best Female Hip-Hop Artist – Cardi has released the much-anticipated music video to her newest hit single “Press,” directed by longtime collaborator Jora Frantzis. In addition to taking home two awards, Cardi also opened the show at... Read More

Cuddy Turns On Creativity With New Album Recorded In Just Three Days

Cuddy Turns On Creativity With New Album Recorded In Just Three Days
Jim Cuddy is a creative songwriting tour-de-force. He is so overloaded with song ideas that he needs two bands; Blue Rodeo and his own Jim Cuddy Band to contain this outflow of creativity. And even then, he has achieved additional co-writing and performing outlets with the likes of Corey Hart and Barney Bentall. If you don’t believe me, take a... Read More