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Flock Of Seagulls, Platinum Blonde And Spandau Ballet from Boom 97.3’s Behind The Vinyl

Flock Of Seagulls, Platinum Blonde And Spandau Ballet from Boom 97.3’s Behind The Vinyl
Dropping the needle in this episode of Behind The Vinyl: Mike Score from Flock Of Seagulls talks about how long it took before their song “Wishing” took over a year to make it to their record. Mark Holmes of Platinum Blonde reluctantly sheds some light on what their song “Situation Critical” is really about. Tony Hadley and Martin Kemp of... Read More

Myles Goodwyn (April Winter, Raine Maida (Our Lady Peace), Alex Lifeson (Rush)

Myles Goodwyn (April Winter, Raine Maida (Our Lady Peace), Alex Lifeson (Rush)
Dropping the needle in this episode of Behind The Vinyl: The always charismatic Alex Lifeson of Rush shares some insight on the song “Limelight” and how an extremely cold winter helped the band record one of their biggest hits. Myles Goodwyn of April Wine gives us an amazing math lesson about their song “Roller”. Raine Maida of Our Lady Peace... Read More

Mother Mother Release Highly Anticipated Album Inside

Mother Mother Release Highly Anticipated Album Inside
STREAM / DOWNLOAD HERE: https://mothermother.lnk.to/insidePR Chart-topping alt-rockers Mother Mother have released their hotly anticipated new album INSIDE.  To celebrate the release, the band joined fans last night to premiere the video for their new single “Sick of the Silence,” which can be seen here.  This follows up on their stunning debut of that song on The Late Late Show with... Read More

Johnny Reid Releases Brand New Single “Hey Delilah” Out Now

Johnny Reid Releases Brand New Single “Hey Delilah” Out Now
After teasing fans that he had exciting news to share, six-time JUNO Award-winning singer-songwriter Johnny Reid released his brand new single, “Hey Delilah” via Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. Adding to the excitement Reid announced that a new album, Love Someone is set to be released on October 15, digitally as well as on CD and 2LP 180... Read More

Snotty Nose Rez Kids Celebrate Indigenous Excellence 
On New Single Something Else

Snotty Nose Rez Kids Celebrate Indigenous Excellence 
On New Single Something Else
Snotty Nose Rez Kids honour National Indigenous Peoples Day with new single and video, Something Else. Drawing from the uproar following exclusion of the Indigenous population in last year’s US Election polling results – labelled as “something else” – the duo turns the term on its head to reclaim identity through sharp bars, new cadences and fresh flows. The song emboldens recognition... Read More

JJ Wilde’s JUNO Win A Payoff For Personal Perseverance

JJ Wilde’s JUNO Win A Payoff For Personal Perseverance
JJ Wilde – All Photos By Sandra Lee By Keith Sharp As JJ Wilde swung back into action with two live-stream concerts from Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall Saturday, June 12th and Sunday, June 13th, Kitchener’s JJ Wilde celebrated an amazing week’s activities where she formerly grabbed her share of the spotlight at the 50th Annual JUNO Awards by claiming the Top Rock... Read More

The Tragically Hip Launch Sale Of The Unison T-Shirt

The Tragically Hip Launch Sale Of The Unison T-Shirt
WITH ALL PROCEEDS TO BE DONATED TO THE UNISON FUND, THE TRAGICALLY HIP LAUNCH SALE OF THE UNISON T-SHIRT With all proceeds to be donated to The Unison Fund – Canada’s music industry charity, providing counselling and emergency relief services to the Canadian music community – The Tragically Hip have announced a limited run of The Unison T-Shirt, as seen worn... Read More

Scott Helman Lets Loose On New Song And Video “Old Friends”

Scott Helman Lets Loose On New Song And Video “Old Friends”
As the follow-up to his widely acclaimed album Nonsuch Park (sa), Scott Helman unleashes his angsty new anthem “Old Friends” today, offering the first taste of his forthcoming project due out later this year. Stay tuned for more details coming this summer. The track gives his fans an inside peek at some of his intimate memories – hanging out with... Read More

Big Wreck Team Up With Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger For New Single ‘Middle Of Nowhere’

Big Wreck Team Up With Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger For New Single ‘Middle Of Nowhere’
Canadian rock powerhouses Big Wreck and Chad Kroeger of Nickelback have joined forces on the thunderous new song “Middle of Nowhere,” available now at radio and all digital retailers and streaming services (LISTEN HERE). The song is co-produced by Big Wreck frontman Ian Thornley and Kroeger. Thornley and Kroeger have been friends for many years and have always toyed with... Read More

Barenaked Ladies Announce New Album Detour de Force Out July 16, 2021

Barenaked Ladies Announce New Album Detour de Force Out July 16, 2021
PRE-ORDER / PRE-SAVE Detour de Force Here PREMIERE SINGLE “NEW DISASTER” Watch the “Making of” Album Teaser Here Multi-platinum band Barenaked Ladies announce their 16th studio album Detour de Force will be released on July 16, 2021. Produced by JUNO and Grammy award winner Eric Ratz and Mark Howard, the eagerly awaited album features 14 newly minted tracks including “Flip”,... Read More

JUNO Award-Winning Badass JJ Wilde Joining The Record Company On Tour This Fall

JUNO Award-Winning Badass JJ Wilde Joining The Record Company On Tour This Fall
JJ Wilde – Photo by Sandra Lee JJ Wilde has had a dynamite year! She was the first woman in 25 years to win for her debut album ‘Ruthless’ (the last female winner was Alanis Morissette for ‘Jagged Little Pill’ in 1996), her debut single “The Rush” won the SOCAN Rock Music Award and was featured on the hit TV show The Good... Read More

Iconic Band Crowded House Releases 7th Studio Album ‘Dreamers Are Waiting’

Iconic Band Crowded House Releases 7th Studio Album ‘Dreamers Are Waiting’
Today, iconic band CROWDED HOUSE officially released their highly anticipated seventh studio album Dreamers Are Waiting via BMG – Listen to the album HERE. The new music features founding members Neil Finn and Nick Seymour along with producer and keyboardist Mitchell Froom, guitarist and singer Liam Finn and drummer Elroy Finn. “It’s finally come around… Dreamers need to wait no... Read More

Winners announced for The 2021 JUNO Opening Night Awards

Winners announced for The 2021 JUNO Opening Night Awards
Two special award presentations to industry leaders Gary Slaight (MusiCounts Inspired Minds Ambassador Award Presented by Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation and Pegi Cecconi (Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award) The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) paid tribute to the artists and industry veterans at the forefront of Canada’s music scene this evening at the 2021 JUNO Opening Night Awards... Read More

Gord Bamford To Release New Album Diamonds In A Whiskey Glass On June 4th Via Anthem Records

Gord Bamford To Release New Album Diamonds In A Whiskey Glass On June 4th Via Anthem Records
On June 4th, multiple CMA and 26x CCMA Award winner Gord Bamford will release his brand-new album Diamonds In A Whiskey Glass via Anthem Records. As one of the most decorated country music artists in Canada, Bamford firmly remains at the helm of the genre as he releases new music next month. Diamonds In A Whiskey Glass is the chart-topping entertainer’s highly anticipated 10th studio album,... Read More

CMW Announces Winners of the 2021 Jim Beam® INDIE Awards

CMW Announces Winners of the 2021 Jim Beam® INDIE Awards
Canadian Music Week Announces2021 Recipients of the20th Annual INDIE Awards Grimes Leads With Two Wins Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce the winners of the 20th Annual Jim Beam INDIE Awards, which was broadcast online Sunday, May 30 with virtual award presentations and pre-recorded performances from Toronto’s El Mocambo. International pop star Grimes lead with two wins for Artist of... Read More

Justin Bieber to perform at The 50th Annual JUNO Awards Broadcast on CBC

Justin Bieber to perform at The 50th Annual JUNO Awards Broadcast on CBC
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC today announced a very special performance from Justin Bieber at the 2021 JUNO Awards Broadcast.  This marks his first appearance at the JUNOS since 2010. The superstar has been nominated for 27 JUNO Awards throughout his career, winning seven times with recognition for his albums Changes, Purpose, My World... Read More

Murray McLauchlan Speaks to Racism and Privilege on New Album “Hourglass” out July 9

Murray McLauchlan Speaks to Racism and Privilege on New Album “Hourglass” out July 9
Watch the new video for the single  A Thomson Day (For Tom Thomson)  here Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, Order of Canada recipient and 11-time JUNO Award-winning artist Murray McLauchlan challenged himself to look within himself for issues pertaining to systemic racism, privilege, and economic disparity on his landmark 20th album Hourglass, to be released July 9, 2021... Read More

Jann Arden to perform from The Canadian Music Hall of Fame at The 2021 JUNO Awards on CBC

Jann Arden to perform from The Canadian Music Hall of Fame at The 2021 JUNO Awards on CBC
Jann Arden to perform from The Canadian Music Hall of Fame at The 2021 JUNO Awards on CBC Anne Murray to induct Arden during the nationwide broadcast The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today announced that multi-platinum award-winning artist and Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee, Jann Arden, will hit the stage to perform from her hometown at... Read More