George Harrison’s All Things Must Pass Celebrates 50th Anniversary

George Harrison’s All Things Must Pass Celebrates 50th Anniversary
George Harrison’s Seminal 1970 Solo Album, All Things Must Pass, Celebrated On Its 50th Anniversary Today With New Stereo Mix Of Legendary Title Track Record Store Day Limited Edition, Individually Numbered 7” Vinyl Reissue Of “My Sweet Lord” Available Now In celebration of the 50th anniversary of George Harrison’s classic solo album, All Things Must Pass, the George Harrison Estate is... Read More

Live Stream Events, Plan B For Belleville’s Empire Theatre

Live Stream Events, Plan B For Belleville’s Empire Theatre
By Keith Sharp Mark Rashotte knows what musicians are going through. As a former guitarist with Capitol recording band, Photograph, he has empathy for the many artists whose live performance opportunities came to a shuddering halt during this 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic. As the owner of Belleville Ontario’s 700-seater Empire Theatre, Rashotte had a packed schedule of bookings, many with significant... Read More

Canuck Superstars Join Forces On “Monster” Single

Canuck Superstars Join Forces On “Monster” Single
GRAMMY-nominated multi-Platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes released “Monster” with Justin Bieber, the second single off Shawn’s highly anticipated fourth studio album Wonder, out December 4 via Island Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company.  The two superstars also teamed up for a music video directed by Colin Tilley. Listen here Watch the video here The album is available for preorder here. Wonder follows three consecutive #1 album debuts, 3... Read More

Platinum-Selling Rockers Universal Honey Makes Up For Lost Time with TWO New Albums in Over a Decade

Platinum-Selling Rockers Universal Honey Makes Up For Lost Time with TWO New Albums in Over a Decade
Just when you thought this year couldn’t have any more plot twists,  it’s time to get another taste of award-winning Platinum-selling Canadian rockers, Universal Honey. A double, in fact. First up, co-fronts Johnny Sinclair and Leslie Stanwyck have their brand new EP, UH EP 2020, including lead single “Rolling Back Time” — PLUS a rollickin’ re-release of their holiday classic,... Read More

The Unison Benevolent Fund Announces ‘Canada In Unison Holiday Special: In Concert’ December 17th Via Sessions Live @ 8PM ET

The Unison Benevolent Fund Announces ‘Canada In Unison Holiday Special: In Concert’ December 17th Via Sessions Live @ 8PM ET
All Proceeds To Support The Unison Benevolent Fund – Providing Counselling & Emergency Financial Relief To The Canadian Music Industry  Announced today, Canada’s beloved artist community will come together with the Unison Benevolent Fund – an assistance program that provides discreet relief to music industry professionals in times of crisis – to host Canada In Unison Holiday Special: In Concert – a virtual concert... Read More

Hotel Mira release animated video for “Better On Your Own”

Hotel Mira release animated video for “Better On Your Own”
With the early 2020 release of their album Perfectionism, Vancouver’s Hotel Mira have perfected the art of combining upbeat, jovial melodies with a heavy, poignant lyricism that explores the depths of human emotions. Today, the band treats fans to an uplifting tale of resilience with the release of their light-hearted music video for “Better On Your Own.” Matching the buoyant energy of the infectious pop-rock track,... Read More

Anne Murray Gifts Fans With The Ultimate Christmas Collection

Anne Murray Gifts Fans With The Ultimate Christmas Collection
Canadian music legend Anne Murray is bringing some early holiday cheer to fans with The Ultimate Christmas Collection, set to be released on November 20, 2020, in 2-CD, digital and double-vinyl formats via Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. This collection of 22 songs have been selected from Murray’s personal favourites from the six chart-topping Christmas albums she... Read More

Barenaked Ladies Announce An Exclusive Streaming Event Barenaked Ladies Presents: A Very Virtual Christmas

Barenaked Ladies Announce An Exclusive Streaming Event Barenaked Ladies Presents: A Very Virtual Christmas
Barenaked Ladies announce a very special holiday streaming event BARENAKED LADIES PRESENTS: A Very Virtual Christmas, to take place on Friday December 18, 2020 at 9pm EST / 6pm PST with a UK only encore Saturday December 19, 2020 at 5pm GMT. Hosted on sessionslive.com, tickets are $15 USD and seasonal merchandise and ticket bundles will also be available to purchase HERE. Like our favourite variety shows from... Read More

k-os Shares Video for “SUPERNOVAS”

k-os Shares Video for “SUPERNOVAS”
k-os – Photo by Catherine Stockhausen Legendary hip-hop artist k-os returned this fall with his groovy and slick hit “SUPERNOVAS” and today he shares the out of this world video. Watch the video here.   Since the release of the track earlier this fall, it’s received critical acclaim with Complex saying it’s “ a tailfeather-shaking slab of disco-pop.” The single has also quickly... Read More

Dean Brody Drops New Album And Single With Mickey Guyton

Dean Brody Drops New Album And Single With Mickey Guyton
Canada’s most celebrated country artist Dean Brody has been unstoppable in 2020. Today the award-winning singer-songwriter releases his 8th album Boys, an emotion-filled, 8-track collection that takes fans on a journey with both upbeat party tracks and heartfelt love songs. The album drops today with the debut of Brody’s new single by the same name, a duet with Mickey Guyton.... Read More

The Mahones Announce 30th Anniversary Retrospective – This Is All We’ve Got To Show For It

The Mahones Announce 30th Anniversary Retrospective – This Is All We’ve Got To Show For It
Punk Pioneers The Mahones Announce  30th Anniversary Retrospective: This Is All We’ve Got To Show For It – The Best Of 30 Years Heralded as pioneers of the Irish punk scene, beloved six-piece outfit The Mahones, have announced a special 30th Anniversary retrospective, This Is All We’ve Got To Show For It – The Best of 30 Years to be... Read More

Glass Tiger Releases Holiday Album With A Pop Twist – All Original Material Features All-Star Cast

Glass Tiger Releases Holiday Album With A Pop Twist – All Original Material Features All-Star Cast
By Keith Sharp Not being a religious person, Glass Tiger lead vocalist, Alan Frew was less than enthusiastic about recording a Christmas album, even though his record label, Warner Music Canada had been relentlessly pushing the band for such a seasonal offering. The idea of reworking a batch of the usual Christmas standards held no appeal for the self-proclaimed atheist... Read More

First-Time Director Scott Helman Premieres His Music Video For ‘Lois’

First-Time Director Scott Helman Premieres His Music Video For ‘Lois’
‘Superman never would’ve flown as high without his Lois You’re with me when I’m way up in the sky or at my lowest You got a love, stronger than steel, lifting me up, that’s why I feel like, Superman never would’ve flown as high without his Lois’ Scott Helman brings his words to life, as the Toronto singer steps behind... Read More

Johnny Orlando Announces 13-Date Virtual It’s Never Really Over World Tour In Support Of New EP

Johnny Orlando Announces 13-Date Virtual It’s Never Really Over World Tour In Support Of New EP
This past Saturday, rising pop superstar and winner of the 2020 Europe Music Award for Best Canadian Act Johnny Orlando took to his socials to announce the virtual It’s Never Really Over World Tour in support of his latest EP released last month on Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company, and Island Records. The 13-date virtual tour will... Read More

Scenic Route To Alaska Share Video For Time For Yourself, New Lp Time For Yourself

Scenic Route To Alaska Share Video For Time For Yourself, New Lp Time For Yourself
Edmonton-based indie-pop trio Scenic Route to Alaska share the hilarious new video for the title track on their new LP Time For Yourself out NOW. Watch + Share HERE. The video shows a glimpse into an alternative universe and their alter egos, come along for the ride! The band will be doing their first streamed show on November 21 at The Starlight Room in celebration of... Read More

Canadian Country Music Hall of Famer & 11x JUNO Winner Murray McLauchlan Speaks to Racism in New Double-Single

Canadian Country Music Hall of Famer & 11x JUNO Winner Murray McLauchlan Speaks to Racism in New Double-Single
Canadian Country Music Hall of Famer and 11-time JUNO Award-winning artist Murray McLauchlan challenged himself to look within before tabling conversations on systemic racism, privilege, and economic disparity in this, his new double-single, “The One Percent / I Live On A White Cloud” — available now. “In the aftermath of the public killing of George Floyd in the U.S., a... Read More

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Announce ‘A Celtic Family Christmas At Home’ Tour

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Announce ‘A Celtic Family Christmas At Home’ Tour
A CELTIC FAMILY CHRISTMAS AT HOME Watch The Concert Teaser Video HERE “Here we are celebrating another Christmas and isn’t each one so unique. I always remind myself every year that Christmas doesn’t need to be what it once was because as humans, we are ever-growing and evolving and so too will our experiences. But music has always been and... Read More

Social Media Awareness Fuels Johnny Orlando’s Success

Social Media Awareness Fuels Johnny Orlando’s Success
By Keith Sharp When you think of Johnny Orlando, you also think of Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes, Alessia Cara and Scott Hillman, all former Canadian teenage pop stars who have broken through to mainstream acceptance. But in the case of Mississauga Ontario born Orlando, you have an individual who has developed his social media presence to a whole new level.... Read More

MacKenzie Porter – A 90 Proof Collection

MacKenzie Porter – A 90 Proof Collection
Singer-songwriter MacKenzie Porter sure has come a long way from the ranch where she was raised in Medicine Hat, Alberta. Since moving to Nashville in 2014, she’s developed a unique style that may best be described as a traditional country with a contemporary edge. Her hook-laden songs have sparked a list of accolades including multiple Canadian Country Music Award nominations... Read More

Midnight Oil Lose Bassist/Vocalist Bones Hillman To Cancer

Midnight Oil Lose Bassist/Vocalist Bones Hillman To Cancer
Bones Hillman, the long-time bass guitarist and backing vocalist for Midnight Oil died Saturday (November 7) after battling cancer. The band announced the news on their Facebook page; Hillman was 62. Hillman, born Wayne Stevens, joined the Australian rock band in 1987 replacing Peter Gifford. The group were originally formed in 1972 in Sydney as Farm and changed their name to... Read More